Archive for the ‘Sports/Tennis’ Category

Naomi Osaka loses to Karolina Muchova in 3 sets at Madrid Open

Sunday, May 2nd, 2021
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Second-ranked Naomi Osaka is out of the Madrid Open as Karolina Muchova won 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 in the second round on Sunday.

Nadal outlasts Tsitsipas in 3-hour 38-minute marathon to win 12th Barcelona Open

Sunday, April 25th, 2021
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Rafael Nadal saved a match point on his way to beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-7 (6), 7-5 on Sunday in the Barcelona Open final, winning the title for a record 12th time.

Nadal to meet surging Tsitsipas in Barcelona after breezing to Sunday final

Saturday, April 24th, 2021
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Rafael Nadal will face a red-hot Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Barcelona Open final after the 11-time champion eased past fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday.

Tsitsipas breezes to his 1st appearance in Monte Carlo Masters final

Saturday, April 17th, 2021
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Fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas swatted aside unseeded Dan Evans 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday to reach the Monte Carlo Masters final for the first time and stay on course for a first title this year.

Daniil Medvedev tests positive for COVID-19, out of Monte Carlo Masters

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
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World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev of Russia has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been withdrawn from this week's Monte Carlo Masters, the ATP said on Tuesday.

Rain suspends Monte Carlo Masters play, Canada’s Auger-Aliassime resumes Tuesday

Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Monteal native Felix Auger-Aliassime led Chilean opponent Cristian Garin 4-2 in the opening set before play was cancelled for the day due to inclement weather.

French Open postponed to May 30 amid COVID-19 crisis

Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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This year's French Open has been postponed by a week due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will begin on May 30, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) said on Thursday.

Bianca Andreescu brings ‘fighting spirit’ into Miami Open final against Barty

Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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Mississauga, Ont., native Bianca Andreescu is producing a run that has similarities to her journey to the title at the Rogers Cup in Toronto in 2019.

Hurkacz upsets Tsitsipas to earn 1st top-level semifinal berth in Miami

Thursday, April 1st, 2021
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Hubert Hurkacz of Poland earned his first semifinal berth in a top-level ATP event by rallying past No. 2-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 Thursday at the Miami Open.

Canada’s Raonic advances at Miami Open with win over Humbert

Monday, March 29th, 2021
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Canadian Milos Raonic pulled out a straight sets victory (6-4, 7-5) over No. 20 seed Ugo Humbert of France on Monday at the Miami Open. The victory allows Raonic to move onto the round of 16.