Matteo Berrettini

Injured Berrettini withdraws to send Tsitsipas into last eight

Matteo Berrettini withdrew from his Australian Open fourth-round match against Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas on Monday due to an abdominal strain, the Italian ninth seed said.

Berrettini suffered the injury during his win against Russian Karen Khachanov in the third round on Saturday. He had a medical time out during the match but was able to continue.

Turkey’s Antalya 'center of int’l tennis tournaments’

Turkey's Mediterranean resort city of Antalya, which is among the world's foremost tourism destinations, has recently hosted three world-class tennis tournaments.

The city, which is famous for its history, natural wonders and beaches, recently started making a name for itself in sport tourism.

Turkish resort town to host world tennis stars

The Antalya Open, the first Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tournament of 2021 to be held in the Mediterranean province of Antalya, will start on Jan. 5 and will continue until Jan. 13.

World No. 10 Matteo Berrettini will lead three top 20 players at the event, one of two tournaments set to take place in week 1 of the 2021 ATP Tour calendar.

Grigor Dimitrov Back in the ATP Top 20 Ranking!

Grigor Dimitrov returned to the world top 20! Novak Djokovic continues to hold the first place.

Here are the ATP Rankings (singles), as of 2 March 2020:

 

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB)

2. Rafael Nadal (ESP)

3. Dominic Thiem (AUT)

4. Roger Federer (SUI)

5. Daniil Medvedev (RUS)

6. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE)

7. Alexander Zverev (GER)

Medvedev downs Tsitsipas in Shanghai

Third seed Daniil Medvedev flexed his muscles on Saturday to reach a final for the sixth consecutive time at the Shanghai Masters.
The confident Russian, through to his ninth final of the year, outlasted sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 7-6 (5), 7-5.
Medvedev has won a tour-best 58 matches this season, 43 in straight sets. He has yet to drop a set this week.

Grigor Dimitrov Still Among the Top 10 Tennis Players in the World Rankings

Grigor Dimitrov kept his place among the top 10 tennis players in the world rankings, although he dropped off in the first round of his debut at the ATP 500 in Vienna. The Bulgarian has an asset of 3335 points, and this week he will play at the Masters in Paris, according to bTV.

Thiem finishes off Tsitsipas to reach third round

Austrian Dominic Thiem returned to Court 18 to finish off Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas and reach the French Open third round for the third consecutive year on Thursday.

The seventh seed was leading 6-2 2-6 6-4 2-2 when the battle of the single-handed backhands was suspended because of bad light the previous day.

Krajinovic loses in Doha opener

DOHA - Serbian tennis player Filip Krajinovic has suffered an early exit from the Doha tournament after losing 6-4, 6-1 to German Peter Gojowczyk in the opening round on Tuesday.

Another Serbian, Viktor Troicki, will face Italian Matteo Berrettini later in the day.

Tanjug file photo, T. Valic