Author: Florian Heer

Bedene Survives Marchenko In Portoroz

PORTOROZ, August 15, 2019 Home favourite Aljaz Bedene opened his title bid with a hard-fought win on Wednesday evening. The top seed of the €46,600 ATP Challenger Tour event came back from a set and break down to outlast Illya […]

Sousa Opens Meerbusch Title Bid With Win

MEERBUSCH, August 14, 2019 Top seed Pedro Sousa opened his title bid at the Tennis Open Stadtwerke Meerbusch on Wednesday with a 6-3, 7-5 second-round win over ITF-entry Karim-Mohamed Maamoun of Egypt. In front of about 500 spectators at the […]

ITF World Tennis Tour Round-Up CW32

MUNICH, August 14, 2019 (by Dietmar Kaspar) M15 Wetzlar GER – Mats Rosenkranz celebrates his maiden trophy on home soil Left-handed Mats Rosenkranz is the champion of the Wetzlar Open 2019. The 14th edition of the tournament, which is part […]

Czech Republic Awarded Wild Card For 2020 Fed Cup Finals

ITF Press Release, August 14, 2019 The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced that 11-time Fed Cup champions Czech Republic have been awarded a wild card for the 2020 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Finals in Budapest, Hungary on 14-19 […]

Pospisil Advances To Second Round At Vancouver

VANCOUVER, August 14, 2019 (Press Release) With a hometown crowd behind him, Vernon-born, Vancouver-raised Vasek Pospisil moved into the second round at the Odlum Brown VanOpen with a 6-4, 5-7, 6-2 win over Colin Sinclair, who was entered the tournament with […]

Kokkinakis And Stosur Awarded US Open Wild Cards

TA Press Release, August 14, 2019 Samantha Stosur, US Open 2011 champion and Thanasi Kokkinakis have been granted main draw wildcards for the upcoming US Open, starting in New York later this month. The duo boost Australia’s main draw singles representation at the final Grand […]

Griekspoor Upsets Clarke To Advance At Meerbusch

MEERBUSCH, August 13, 2019 Scott Griekspoor headlined second-round action at the Tennis Open Stadtwerke Meerbusch by knocking out No. 2 seed Jay Clarke from Great Britain on a rain-interrupted Tuesday. The World No. 401 from the Netherlands won 6-3, 6-4. […]

US Open Wild Cards Announced

WHITE PLAINS, August 13, 2019 (Press Release) The USTA today announced that Americans Bjorn Fratangelo, Marcos Giron, Denis Kudla and Jack Sock join US Open Wild Card Challenge winner Ernesto Escobedo and 2019 USTA Boys’ 18s National Champion Zachary Svajdaas 2019 US Open men’s singles main draw […]

Tsitsipas And Kyrgios Set To Renew Rivalry At Laver Cup

LAVER CUP, August 13, 2019 (Press Release) One of the hottest new rivalries in world tennis is set to play out in Geneva, with Stefanos Tsitsipas and Nick Kyrgios confirmed for Laver Cup 2019 in September. World No.7 Tsitsipas, one of tennis’ fastest-rising stars, will […]