Tennis players

Portorož hosting WTA 250 tournament

Portorož – The Slovenian seaside resort of Portorož is hosting the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) circuit this week for a WTA 250 tournament with a prize money of 235,238 US dollars.

The tournament will open with a ceremony later on Monday followed by an all-Croatian match between Donna Vekić and Ana Konjuh.

Novak in tears, Medvedev crushed the dream of a Calendar Slam

Djokovic's historic run at the Grand Slam comes to an end.
Unexpectedly easy, the Russian reached victory in three sets, 6: 4, 6: 4, 6: 4 after 136 minutes of play.
A huge burden was on Novak's shoulders, he couldn't stand it, it was felt in his game and he stopped at that last step in New York.

John McEnroe on Novak's quest for the U.S. Open title: I see it perfectly

John McEnroe predicts Novak Djokovic will become the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to capture the calendar Grand Slam by winning the U.S. Open.
"I anticipate that he's going to win the tournament, that's what I anticipate," McEnroe, a four-time U.S. Open champion, said.

History is written - teenagers schedule a duel in the US Open final!

This is the first time in history that someone from the qualifications came to the finals and Emma Raducanu did it!
Currently the 73rd tennis player in the world, 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez from Canada, defeated Aryna Sabalenka after a great fight - 7: 6 (3), 4: 6, 6: 4.
Battle with World No. 2 lasted two hours and 24 minutes.

Djokovic announced a rematch with Zverev: I fell apart in Tokyo, now I will be ready

Speaking at a press conference after the victory over Matteo Berrettini, Novak recalled the last match between the two of them, that is, the painful defeat at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Then, the Serbian ace had the match in his hands, but his play "fell apart" and he was defeated.

Tennis: Horia Tecau and Kevin Krawietz advance to US Open men's doubles second round

Romanian - German pair Horia Tecau/Kevin Krawietz qualified for the second round of the US Open men's doubles, the last Grand Slam of the year, after having defeated Marton Fucsovics (Hungary)/Stefano Travaglia (Italy), 6-3, 6-2, in New York on Thursday. The sixth seeded couple, Tecau and Krawietz, played an exact game, without major errors, winning in just 51 minutes.