Van Rijthoven Reaches First Challenger Final At El Espinar

EL ESPINAR/SEGOVIA, July 31, 2021 Benjamin Bonzi of France and Dutch Tim van Rijthoven will compete in Sunday’s singles final of the 30th edition of the Open Castilla y Leon Villa de El Espinar. Bonzi fought past US-American qualifier Nicolas Moreno […]

Fritz Wins Battle Of Atlanta Big Swingers

ATLANTA/WASHINGTON, July 31, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Best of friends, Americans Taylor Fritz and Reilly Opelka put on quite a show at the Truist Atlanta Open, an ATP 250 hard court event at Atlantic Station in Midtown Atlanta Friday afternoon. […]

Ruud To Face Martinez For Clay-Court Hat-Trick In Kitzbühel

KITZBÜHEL, July 30, 2021 Top seed Casper Ruud and Spaniard Pedro Martinez will compete in Saturday’s singles final at the Generali Open in Kitzbühel. The World No. 14 from Norway defeated Frenchman Arthur Rinderknech 6-3, 7-6(7) on a rain-interrupted Friday […]

Grenier Knocks Out Lopez At Open Castilla Y Leon

EL ESPINAR/SEGOVIA, July 30, 2021 Frenchman Hugo Grenier advanced to his second semi-final on the ATP Challenger Tour this season following a straight-set win over Spanish top seed Feliciano Lopez at the 30th edition of the Open Castilla y Leon Villa […]

Djokovic’s Golden Slam Dream Is Ended In Tokyo

TOKYO/WASHINGTON, July 30, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 1 Novak Djokovic came to Tokyo with the dream of winning an Olympic gold medal, something that has eluded him during his remarkable career. Now, after Germany’s Alexander Zverev rallied from […]

Simohamed Hirs Banned For Life From Tennis

ITIA Press Release, July 30, 2021 The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) confirms that Moroccan tennis player Simohamed Hirs has been banned for life from the sport, following investigations into multiple incidents of match fixing. The case was ruled on […]

O’Connell Stuns Sinner In Atlanta

ATLANTA/WASHINGTON, July 30, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) While this week’s Truist Atlanta Open has been heavy on American talent, one of the biggest surprises has turned out to be Australian journeyman Christopher O’Connell. During Thursday’s afternoon session on Atlantic Station […]

Halep To Play National Bank Open In Montreal

MONTREAL, July 29, 2021 (Tennis Canada Press Release) Tennis Canada announced today that two-time National Bank Open presented by Rogers champion, Simona Halep, will be coming back to the Montréal tournament. The Romanian, who won her two titles in Montreal […]

Grenier Sets Quarterfinal Clash With Lopez At El Espinar

EL ESPINAR/SEGOVIA, July 29, 2021 The quarterfinals of the 30th edition of the Open Castilla y Leon Villa de El Espinar, Spain’s longest-running ATP Challenger event, are set. Top seed Feliciano Lopez survived a scare in the second round of […]