Friday, June 22, 2018

Tennis-Muguruza falls short in Birmingham, Kvitova into quarters

(Reuters) - Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza suffered a 6-2 6-4 defeat at the hands of unseeded Czech Barbora Strycova in the second round of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Thursday. Tennis - WTA Premier - Nature Valley Classic - Edgbaston Priory Club, Birmingham, Britain - June 21, 2018 Spain’s Garbine Muguruza in action…

Tennis-U.S. Open rolls in new changes for ballpersons

(Reuters) - Ballpersons at the U.S. Open will now roll the ball from point-to-point, rather than throw between positions, the United States Tennis Association said on Thursday in a bid to grow the number of applicants. FILE PHOTO - Tennis - US Open - Womens Final - New York, U.S. - September 9, 2017 -…

UPDATE 2-WTA International, Mallorca Women’s Singles Results

Jun 21 (OPTA) - Results from the WTA International, Mallorca Women's Singles matches on Wednesday .. 1st Round .. Alison Riske (USA) beat 2-Angelique Kerber (GER) 5-7 6-2 6-1 .. 2nd Round .. 1-Caroline Garcia (FRA) beat Johanna Larsson (SWE) 6-4 6-3 Sofia Kenin (USA) beat Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL) 2-6 6-4 6-4 Tatjana Maria…

UPDATE 2-ATP World Tour 500, Halle Men’s Singles Results

Jun 21 (OPTA) - Results from the ATP World Tour 500, Halle Men's Singles matches on Wednesday .. 1st Round .. Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO) beat Rudolf Molleker (GER) 6-4 7-6(5) .. 2nd Round .. Yuichi Sugita (JPN) beat 3-Dominic Thiem (AUT) 6-2 7-5 Denis Kudla (USA) beat Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 6-3 6-4 Karen Khachanov (RUS)…

UPDATE 2-WTA International, Mallorca Women’s Singles Seeds Progress

Jun 21 (OPTA) - Seeds Progress from the WTA International, Mallorca Women's Singles matches on Wednesday .. Seeds .. Seed Round Rslt Opponent Score 1 Caroline Garcia (FRA) qtr to play Sofia Kenin (USA) (start 08:00) 2nd won Johanna Larsson (SWE) 6-4 6-3 1st won Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) 7-6(4) 1-6 6-4 2 Angelique Kerber (GER)…

UPDATE 2-ATP World Tour 500, Halle Men’s Singles Seeds Progress

Jun 21 (OPTA) - Seeds Progress from the ATP World Tour 500, Halle Men's Singles matches on Wednesday .. Seeds .. Seed Round Rslt Opponent Score 1 Roger Federer (SUI) 2nd to play Benoit Paire (FRA) (start 14:00) 1st won Aljaz Bedene (SLO) 6-3 6-4 2 Alexander Zverev (GER) 1st lost Borna Coric (CRO) 6-1…

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Wawrinka frustrated by Querrey at Queen’s

LONDON (Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka showed glimpses of his Grand Slam winning form but was bundled out of the Fever-Tree Championships by former Queen’s Club champion Sam Querrey on Wednesday. Tennis - ATP 500 - Fever-Tree Championships - The Queen's Club, London, Britain - June 20, 2018 Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in action during his…

Tennis-Sugita stuns Thiem to reach Halle quarter-finals

(Reuters) - Erratic serving cost Dominic Thiem dearly as the third-seeded Austrian suffered a 6-2 7-5 defeat by Japan’s Yuichi Sugita in the second round of the Halle Open on Wednesday. French Open runner-up Thiem double-faulted four times and landed only 53 percent of his first serves in play as he struggled to find his…

Tennis-Svitolina eases into Birmingham quarters

(Reuters) - World number five Elina Svitolina continued her good form on grass ahead of Wimbledon, easing her way into the quarter-finals of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Wednesday. Tennis - WTA Premier - Nature Valley Classic - Edgbaston Priory Club, Birmingham, Britain - June 20, 2018 Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina reacts during her…

Tennis-Wawrinka frustrated by Querrey at Queen’s

LONDON (Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka showed glimpses of his Grand Slam winning form but was bundled out of the ATP 500 Fever-Tree Championships by former Queen’s Club champion Sam Querrey on Wednesday. Tennis - ATP 500 - Fever-Tree Championships - The Queen's Club, London, Britain - June 20, 2018 Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in action…
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