6:26 PM ET Associated Press LONDON — A women’s doubles player who was born in Moscow will be able to get around the ban on Russians at Wimbledon this year because she now represents the country of Georgia. Natela Dzalamidze, a 29-year-old who is currently 44th in the doubles rankings, is listed as being from
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De Russische tennisster Natela Dzalamidze kan vanaf volgende week als Georgische toch meedoen aan Wimbledon. Ze heeft zich onlangs laten naturaliseren en daarmee omzeilt ze de ban op spelers uit Rusland en Belarus vanwege de oorlog in Oekraïne. Dzalamidze is geboren in de Russische hoofdstad Moskou. De tennisorganisatie WTA heeft de switch ogenschijnlijk goedgekeurd, want
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De 29-jarige Dzalamidze komt op het grandslamtoernooi in het dubbelspel uit voor Georgië. Wimbledon weert tennissers uit Rusland en Wit-Rusland vanwege de oorlog in Oekraïne. Dzalamidze is geboren in de Russische hoofdstad Moskou. Eind april maakten de organisatoren van Wimbledon bekend dat tennissers uit Rusland en Wit-Rusland niet welkom zijn, als gevolg van de betrokkenheid
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11:32 AM ET Associated Press HALLE, Germany — Hubert Hurkacz upset top-ranked Daniil Medvedev on Sunday to win the Halle Open and underline his credentials as a contender for Wimbledon for two years running. The big-serving Polish player needed just 64 minutes to beat Medvedev 6-1, 6-4 and win his first grass-court title — an
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12:23 PM ET Associated Press Beatriz Haddad Maia of Brazil secured back-to-back WTA titles after Chinese opponent Shuai Zhang retired with an injury trailing 5-4 in the first set of the Birmingham Classic final on Sunday. Haddad Maia hadn’t won a senior title before arriving in England to play the Nottingham Open last week. Now
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12:03 PM ET Italian Matteo Berrettini retained his title at the Queen’s Club Championships with a 7-5, 6-4 defeat of Serbia’s Filip Krajinovic on Sunday, as the world No. 10 gave himself the perfect launch pad into Wimbledon. Berrettini had too much firepower for unseeded Krajinovic, who has now lost all five of his Tour-level
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11:53 AM ET Associated Press BERLIN — Ons Jabeur won the Berlin Open on Sunday. In the moment, it didn’t matter to her at all. Jabeur was leading 6-3, 2-1 when Belinda Bencic signaled she couldn’t continue in the final after hurting her left ankle in a fall in the first set. Jabeur gave Bencic
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11:25 AM ET Associated Press HALLE, Germany — Back-to-back finals in grass-court tournaments would be an excellent Wimbledon warm-up for any player. But Daniil Medvedev can’t play at the All England Club this season. Top-ranked Medvedev beat Oscar Otte 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Saturday to advance to the final of the Halle Open, a week
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11:53 AM ET Associated Press BERLIN — Coco Gauff’s best run yet in a grass-court tournament came to an end when the 18-year-old American lost to Ons Jabeur 7-6 (4), 6-2 in the semifinals of the Berlin Open on Saturday. Cheered on by fans waving Tunisian flags amid a heat wave in Berlin, Jabeur recovered
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11:29 AM ET Italy’s Matteo Berrettini reached his fourth consecutive grasscourt final as he overpowered unseeded Dutchman Botic van de Zandschulp at the Queen’s Club Championship on Saturday. Friday’s sizzling heat had disappeared at the historic London venue, but defending champion Berrettini maintained his hot streak on the grass to win 6-4, 6-3. 1 Related
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16 jun.Tennis Griekspoor uitgeschakeld op gras van Halle Tallon Griekspoor is er op het grastoernooi van Halle niet in geslaagd zich te plaatsen voor de kwartfinale. In de tweede ronde verloor Griekspoor, de mondiale nummer 61, in drie sets van Roberto Bautista Agut. Het werd 6-7 6-4 6-2 voor de Spanjaard, die de 20e plek
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10:08 AM ET ESPN News Services Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from Wimbledon. Osaka’s name was included on the list of withdrawals Saturday, with a leg injury noted as the reason for her dropping out. Osaka had been playing through a left Achilles injury and had tape on her foot during a
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2:05 PM ET Associated Press HALLE, Germany — Top-ranked Daniil Medvedev was strong on key points to beat Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 6-4 and reach the semifinals of the Halle Open on Friday. Medvedev faced nine break points and saved them all to set up a semifinal with German Oscar Otte. “It was tough for
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1:02 PM ET Associated Press Matteo Berrettini is back into the Queen’s Club semifinals and still hasn’t lost since his return to competitive play after three months out with a hand injury. The second-seeded Italian beat Tommy Paul 6-4, 6-2 on Friday and will play Botic van de Zandschulp of the Netherlands for a place
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1:57 PM ET Associated Press BERLIN — Coco Gauff reached the semifinals on grass for the first time after beating Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-4 at the Berlin Open on Friday to set up a match with Ons Jabeur. Already in uncharted territory in her first quarterfinal on grass, the 18-year-old French Open finalist had to
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