Clijsters plays Chicago Fall Classic

The Chicago Fall Classic, a WTA 500 event, gets under way this week with a field headed by Elena Svitolina and Garbiñe Muguruza that also includes the return of Kim Clijsters at the age of 38.

Kontaveit stuns Sakkari to win Ostrava title

Anett Kontaveit denied Maria Sakkari her dream of taking the J&T Banka Ostrava Open title after a drought of two years, with a comprehensive 6-2 7-5 over the Greek 4th seed in Sunday’s final.

Europe crushes World

Considering the momentum which Team Europe had generated during the first two days of the Laver Cup to sweep into a 11-1 lead over Team World, it wasn’t surprising to see the visitors clinch overall victory with the first match played on the final day.

Hurkacz collects fourth title

Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz produced another impressive performance on Sunday when, as the top seed, he won the Moselle Open title in Metz, France, defeating the Tokyo bronze medallist and second seeded Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta in straight sets.

Kwon collects maiden ATP title

Soonwoo Kwon became a first time ATP champion in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan, when he won the Astana Open by defeating James Duckworth 7-6(6) 6-3 after 95-minutes in a final featuring two unseeded players.

Sakkari and Kontaveit, surprise Ostrava finalists

Maria Sakkari and Anett Kontaveit overturned the form books by taking out the two top seeds at the J&T Banka Ostrava Open on Saturday, upsetting Iga Swiatek and Petra Kvitova respectively, and they will now meet in Sunday’s final.

Mission impossible for Team World in Laver Cup

Team Europe have opened up a ten-point advantage over Team World following completion of the second day’s play of the Laver Cup at the TD Garden in Boston.

Swiatek to meet Sakkari as Kvitova faces Kontaveit in Ostrava semi-finals

Poland’s Iga Swiatek, the top seed at the J&T Banka Ostrava Open, came through another tough test from Elena Rybakina from Kazakstan to reach the semi-finals, where she will meet Maria Sakkari after the Greek took out home favourite Tereza Martincova.

Team Europe take 3-1 lead

Following a brief colourful opening ceremony the 2021 Laver Cup got underway at the TD Garden auditorium in Boston with the current champions Team Europe taking the majority of the points available to lead 3-1 into Day Two.

Murray succumbs to Hurkacz

Andy Murray’s Metz run was brought to an end by the top seeded Pole Hubert Hurkacz, who after a tight first set, eased himself into the Moselle Open semi-finals 7-6(4) 6-3.
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WTA announces calendar update

The WTA Tour has released an update to the 2021 WTA Tour calendar, outlining the final regular Tour events of the season from mid-September through October.


This latest phase of the Tour calendar will deliver our tournament offering this year to over 50 events as the WTA continues to provide a global platform to promote women’s tennis and reach our worldwide fanbase Steve Simon, WTA Chairman and CEO

The WTA Finals is currently still under review with the date and location to be announced in the next few weeks.

The update covers tournaments from the conclusion of the US Open through the remainder of the 2021 regular season, and will include a minimum of 10 tournaments at WTA 250, 500 and 1000 levels.

The updated calendar features 4 new autumn tournaments in Portoroz (Slovenia), Chicago (USA), Tenerife (Spain) and Courmayeur (Italy), as well as a return of the BNP Paribas Open (Indian Wells) following its cancellation in 2020.

The updated 2021 WTA Tour calendar includes:

  • Week 37 – 13 September: WTA 250 tournaments in Luxembourg and Portoroz
  • Week 38 – 20 September: WTA 500 in Ostrava and WTA 250 in Seoul
  • Week 39 – 27 September: WTA 500 tournament in Chicago
  • Week 40/41 – 4-11 October: WTA 1000 in Indian Wells will take place over two weeks with a 96-player draw size
  • Week 42 – 18 October: WTA 500 Moscow and WTA 250 in Tenerife
  • Week 43 – 25 October: WTA 250 tournament in Courmayeur

“This latest phase of the Tour calendar will deliver our tournament offering this year to over 50 events as the WTA continues to provide a global platform to promote women’s tennis and reach our worldwide fanbase,” said Steve Simon, WTA Chairman and CEO in the statement.

“We are excited about the conclusion of the 2021 season and look forward to providing further information about the WTA Finals in due course.”

Click here for the latest 2021 WTA Tour calendar.



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