Maand: juni 2022

12:13 PM ET Associated Press PALMA, Spain — Stefanos Tsitsipas won the Mallorca Championships after beating Roberto Bautista Agut in three sets Saturday as they prepared to play on the grass courts of the All England Club. Tsitsipas’ first grass-court title on the ATP Tour comes before Wimbledon starts Monday. The second-seeded Greek held off
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7:01 AM ET A three-time defending champion. An eagerly anticipated return to the sport. A player with an astonishing win streak. And emerging stars all over the place. On Monday Wimbledon begins, and with it, some of the biggest names in the sport will take the court. Serena Williams will be back for the first
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12:40 PM ET Associated Press EASTBOURNE, England — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova advanced to her first grass-court final in four years by beating Beatriz Haddad Maia 7-6 (5), 6-4 at Eastbourne on Friday. Kvitova will face defending champion Jelena Ostapenko in the final. The eighth-seeded Latvian defeated 12th-seeded Camila Giorgi 6-2, 6-2 in the
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1:08 PM ET Associated Press PALMA, Spain — Stefanos Tsitsipas advanced to the final of the Mallorca Championships after beating Benjamin Bonzi in straight sets Friday. The second-seeded Tsitsipas saved all three break points he faced to beat Bonzi of France 6-4, 6-4. Tsitsipas, ranked sixth, will be seeking his second title of the season
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6:07 AM ET Serena Williams was drawn to face France’s Harmony Tan in the Wimbledon first round as the 23-times Grand Slam champion returns to singles action after a year out. The 40-year-old American avoided any of the big names and will get the chance to ease into the tournament against world No. 113 Tan
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6:50 AM ET Associated Press Bianca Andreescu reached her first final in more than a year after Simona Halep withdrew ahead of their semifinal match at the Bad Homburg Open on Friday with a neck injury. In her first grass-court final on Saturday, Andreescu will play the winner of Alize Cornet or Caroline Garcia. 1
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Botic van de Zandschulp, als 21ste geplaatst in Londen, neemt het op tegen Feliciano López (ATP-214). Eerder deze week boog de 40-jarige Spanjaard nog voor Tallon Griekspoor op het grastoernooi van Mallorca. Diezelfde Griekspoor (ATP-53) treft in de eerste ronde op Wimbledon Fabio Fognini (ATP-62). De twee stonden eerder dit jaar op de Australian Open
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Delbonis is vooral een specialist op gravel. De Zuid-Amerikaan is de nummer 85 van de wereld en won nog nooit een wedstrijd op Wimbledon. Van Rijthoven staat twintig plekken lager genoteerd. De 25-jarige Nederlander won onlangs het ATP-toernooi van Rosmalen en is daarom met een wildcard welkom op het derde grandslam-toernooi van het seizoen. Griekspoor
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3:42 PM ET Associated Press BAD HOMBURG, Germany — Bianca Andreescu reached her first semifinal in over a year, and first on grass, with a 6-4, 6-1 win over top-seeded Daria Kasatkina at the Bad Homburg Open on Thursday. The former U.S. Open winner broke Kasatkina’s serve five times in a dominant showing. It’s the
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1:19 PM ET Associated Press EASTBOURNE, England — Beatriz Haddad Maia was given a helping hand in her bid for a third straight grass-court title ahead of Wimbledon. The Brazilian advanced to the semifinals at Eastbourne without hitting a ball Thursday after her opponent, Lesia Tsurenko, withdrew because of a right elbow injury. Haddad Maia
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De 25-jarige Bellier beleefde tot dusver een droomweek op Mallorca. De Fransman versloeg in de vorige ronde zelfs in straight sets Pablo Carreno Busta, de nummer 19 van de wereld. Tegen Griekspoor, 53e op de ATP-ranking, gaf hij ook meer dan uitstekend partij. Beide spelers gaven amper kansen weg op hun eigen service, maar bij
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2:08 PM ET Associated Press PALMA, Spain — Top-ranked Daniil Medvedev will remain without a title on grass this season after a straight-sets loss to Roberto Bautista Agut in the quarterfinals of the Mallorca Championships on Thursday. Medvedev lost 6-3, 6-2 after entering the match with an 8-2 record on the surface for the year,
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De Amerikaanse maakte in het dubbeltoernooi van Eastbourne deze week haar rentree na een jaar afwezigheid wegens blessures. Vanwege een knieblessure heeft haar dubbelpartner Ons Jabeur zich teruggetrokken. Met de Tunesische had Williams inmiddels de halve finales bereikt. Williams (40) gaat in het enkelspel op Wimbledon vanaf maandag op jacht naar haar 24e grandslamtitel, maar
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6:12 AM ET Serena Williams‘ comeback tournament at Eastbourne is over after her doubles partner Ons Jabeur withdrew with a knee injury. The duo were set to face Magda Linette and Aleksandra Krunic in the semifinals but those two have now advanced to the final following Jabeur’s withdrawal. 1 Related The tournament was Williams’ first
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5:00 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — The US Open will double the size of its men’s and women’s wheelchair singles and doubles tournaments, and add a junior championship at this year’s tournament. The expansion announced Wednesday means there will be 16 men and 16 women in the singles draws, along with eight men’s
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