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Konta steps into her third straight Nottingham final

British No.1 Johanna Konta has reached her third consecutive final at the LTA’s Viking Open Nottingham after defeating Serbia’s Nina Stojanovic 6-2 6-7(2) 7-5 in two-hours and 53-minutes.

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Konta through to third straight Nottingham semi-final

Johanna Konta is safely through to her third consecutive Viking Open Nottingham semi-final after defeating eighth seed Alison Van Uytvanck 6-3 7-6(6), having reached the final in her last two visits to the Nottingham Tennis Centre in 2017 and 2018.

Evans loses in last eight.

In the Viking Nottingham Open Challeneger event, the top seed from Birmingham Dan Evans was pipped to the post in his quarterfinal against No.6 seed Denis Kudla falling 6-4 1-6 6-4 after two=hours and two-minutes.

Salisbury & Krawczyk win French Mixed Doubles title

Britain’s Joe Salisbury teamed up with American Desirae Krawczyk to win the French Open mixed doubles title on Thursday at Roland Garros, marking his second Grand Slam triumph.

Krejcikova outlasts Sakkari to reach Paris final

Barbora Krejcikova held her nerve to see off a match point and a controversial line call to advance to the French Open final after upsetting Maria Sakkari, the No 17 seed from Greece, 7-5 4-6 9-7, in a 3 hour 18 marathon semi-final battle.
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Evans wins opening thriller

Dan Evans recovered from a set down to beat Thanasi Kokkinakis 4-6, 7-6 (1), 7-6 (5) in a gripping first round ATP Challenger match at the LTA’s Viking Open Nottingham.

Win or lose it was a really good start to the grass court season, to get so much time out there. I’m really happy to back in Nottingham – it’s an amazing court and it’s great to be here again.” Dan Evans

The British No.1 – who won the last edition of the Nottingham event in 2019 – showed resilience to wear down the big-hitting Australian in a match lasting just under three hours.

Kokkinakis served superbly in the first set and closed with an ace to take it 6-4. Evans found his form in a similarly tight second set, and dominated its tie break to win 6-1.

With the decider poised at 3-3, Evans opened the door for his opponent with a couple of unforced errors, but saved two break points to keep the match level and after a series of strong holds from both players it came down to another tie-break. After a tight exchange of points, Evans took his first match point, whipping a backhand winner down the line to seal victory.

“It was a difficult match,” he said. “Thanasi is a great player and it was positive to play someone so good so early in the tournament. It was not as stressful as the score line suggested – I was enjoying it out there. Win or lose it was a really good start to the grass court season, to get so much time out there. I’m really happy to back in Nottingham – it’s an amazing court and it’s great to be here again.”



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