ATP Tour News

Mannarino Leads Semi-Finals Line-Up At Astana Open

STARNBERG, October 30, 2020 No. 3 seed Adrian Mannarino has reached his first semi-final of the season and will lead Saturday’s line-up at the Astana Open in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. The World No. 39 from France defeated US-American Mackenzie McDonald 6-1, […]

From Qualies To Q’finals, Ruusuvuori Thriving In Nur-Sultan

WASHINGTON, October 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) At 21, Emil Ruusuvuori is Finland’s highest-profile tennis player since Jarkko Nieminen in a nation of 5.5 million inhabitants, known more for its Arctic Lapland wilderness and ski resorts. In fact, he’s one […]

Kukushkin Knocks Out Paire In Nur-Sultan

STARNBERG, October 29, 2020 The top half of the singles draw at the Astana Open was in action on Thursday to complete the quarterfinals line-up of the ATP Tour 250 event held in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Home favourite Mikhail Kukushkin knocked […]

Dimitrov’s One Day At A Time Philosophy Paying Off

WASHINGTON, October 29, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Grigor Dimitrov has come a long way since being bed-ridden – quarantined at home in Monaco – after testing positive for Covid-19 in June, which brought the ill-fated Adria Tour of the Baltics […]

Kukushkin With Successful Home Debut At Astana Open

STARNBERG, October 28, 2020 Mikhail Kukushkin and Alexander Bublik opened their home campaign on Wednesday at the Astana Open in Nur-Sultan, the first ATP Tour tournament to be held in Kazakhstan. While Kukushkin advanced to the second round thanks to […]

Tiafoe Following His Passion Around The Tennis World

WASHINGTON, October 28, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Frances Tiafoe is one of only two Americans playing in the ATP 250 Astana Open in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan this week. As he works toward improving his ranking – currently No. 64 – in hopes of […]

Vesely Advances At Astana Open

STARNBERG, October 27, 2020 Jiri Vesely headlined Tuesday’s first-round action at the Astana Open in Nur-Sultan, the first ATP Tour event held in Kazakhstan, by knocking out No. 5 seed Tennys Sandgren from the United States 6-4, 7-6(7). The 27-year-old […]

Still On Fire, Andrey Rublev Is Peaking At The Right Time

WASHINGTON, October 27, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Andrey Rublev put on a clinical performance during his one-hour, 6-3, 6-2, win over No. 104 Norbert Gombos of Slovakia Monday evening to move comfortably into the second round of the ATP 500 Erste Bank […]

This Week On The ATP Tour – CW44

STARNBERG, October 26, 2020 World No. 1 Novak Djokovic leads a loaded field at the Erste Bank Open in Vienna, featuring six of the Top 10 players in the FedEx ATP Rankings. The Serbian superstar will compete at the tournament […]

Lloyd Harris – Now A Force To Be Reckoned With On World Stage

PRETORIA, October 22, 2020 (South African Press Release) World No. 7 Alexander Zverev has alerted the tennis world to the burgeoning talents of South Africa’s rising tennis star Lloyd Harris, who is presently 90th on the ATP rankings. Despite his […]