Zizou Bergs: No. 528 In The World, No. 1 In Belgian Hearts

WASHINGTON/ANTWERP, October 21, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Twenty-one-year-old Belgian wild card Zizou Bergs, ranked No. 528, wasn’t originally supposed to be in the main draw of the European Open, an ATP 250 indoor hardcourt tournament taking place this week, in Antwerp, […]

Lacko Survives Rehberg In Ismaning Opening Round

ISMANING, October 20, 2020 Lukas Lacko opened his title defence at the Wolffkran Open with a hard-fought 5-7, 7-6(4), 6-1 win over 17-year-old German wild card entry Max Hans Rehberg, who played his first match on the ATP Challenger Tour, […]

Sinner Storms Into Second Round In Cologne

COLOGNE, October 20, 2020 Italian wild card entry and reigning NextGen ATP Finals champion Jannik Sinner celebrated a successful debut in Cologne on Tuesday. The 19-year-old from South Tyrol eased past Australian lucky loser James Duckworth 6-1, 6-2 in the […]

Kasatkina, Brady Rebound From Paris Setbacks At Ostrava

WASHINGTON, October 20, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Both Jennifer Brady of the United States and Dayana Yastremska from Ukraine lost in the first round of Roland Garros last month. By now, it must seem like ancient history for both of […]

UTR Pro Tennis Series Returns To Brisbane And Sydney

TA Press Release, October 20, 2020 The UTR Pro Tennis Series will return to Brisbane and Sydney, providing competition opportunities for players as they prepare for the Australian summer of tennis. So far the UTR Pro Tennis Series, which began in June, […]

Tiafoe Upsets Lajovic As European Open Begins

WASHINGTON, October 20, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) A busy Monday at the ATP 250 European Open at Lotto Arena in Antwerp, Belgium, featured four qualifying matches – won by Salvatore Caruso, Marcos Giron, Lloyd Harris and Emil Ruusuvouri – to determine […]

Hoang Outlasts Troicki, As Ismaning Challenger Kicks Off

ISMANING, October 19, 2020 No. 4 seed Antoine Hoang headlined the action on the opening day of the main draw at the €44,820 Wolffkran Open in Ismaning, Germany, one of only two ATP Challenger Tour tournaments to be played on […]

Gerasimov Rolls Past Altmaier In Cologne

COLOGNE, October 19, 2020 For the second week in a row, Cologne stages an ATP 250 indoor hard-court tournament. After home favourite and top seed Alexander Zverev clinched the trophy of the bett1HULKS Indoors on Sunday, the main draw of […]

Adrenaline, Instinct Are Kontaveit’s Allies In Ostrava Win

WASHINGTON, October 19, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) No. 8 seed Anett Kontaveit of Estonia defeated No. 33 Ekaterina Alexandrova from Russia, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (6), for her 20th victory of the pandemic-interrupted season in the opening match of the WTA Premier […]