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.
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.
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.