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Petkovic, Niemeier Delight Home Crowd In Hamburg

HAMBURG, July 7, 2021 Four of the six German players in action on Wednesday booked their spot in the second round of the Hamburg European Open. In sunny conditions and in front of a crowd for the first time this […]

WTA Tour Returns to Hamburg As Qualifying Kicks Off

HAMBURG, July 5, 2021 The ladies are back in Hamburg! The WTA Tour has returned to the Rothenbaum Tennis Stadium for the first time in 19 years. On-court action kicked off on Monday with the first round of the qualifying […]

Badosa Leads Hamburg European Open Entry List

HAMBURG, July 2, 2021 The entry list of the 2021 Hamburg European Open, held from July 6 to 11, promises interesting and thrilling matches. After a 19-year hiatus, the WTA Tour will return to the Rothenbaum Tennis Stadium with an […]

How Far Can Kerber Go At This Year’s Wimbledon?

BAD HOMBURG/WASHINGTON, June 27, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) A smiling and elated Angelique Kerber had just come off the Centre Court from winning the WTA 250-series Bad Homburg Open in central Germany on Saturday, her first WTA title since her 2018 […]

An All-Baltic Final Comes To Eastbourne

EASTBOURNE/WASHINGTON, June 26, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Saturday’s WTA 500-series Viking International women’s singles title match will have a Baltic feel to it because both finalists are from that region of the world – wild card Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia and […]

Unlikely Finalist Siniakova Enjoying Her Week In Bad Homburg

BAD HOMBURG/WASHINGTON, June 25, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Katerina Siniakova is an unlikely finalist in this week’s WTA 250-series grass court Bad Homburg Open presented by Engel & Völkers. Like her Czech Republic doubles sidekick, Barbora Krejcikova, who earlier this […]

Sonego’s Eastbourne Win Was Fun, Entertaining

EASTBOURNE/WASHINGTON, June 25, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Third seed Lorenzo Sonego of Italy advanced to his third semifinal of the season with a 6-1, 7-5 quarterfinal victory over No. 39 Alexander Bublik at the ATP 250 grass court Viking International […]

Bad Weather In Bad Homburg Washes Out Thursday Play

BAD HOMBURG/WASHINGTON, June 24, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The WTA 250-series Bad Homburg Open presented by Engel & Völkers, set in Bad Homburg’s Kurpark, has been a perfect environment this week for players warming up for the Wimbledon Championships, which […]