Wednesday, July 10, 2013

This weeks ATP/WTA events

Ok normally I am going to try and do this every Sunday but i've been busy working during the weekend. Here is a list of the weeks ATP/WTA tournaments:-


tournament - Budapest Grand Prix
location - Romai Tennis Academy in Budapest
surface – clay
  1. Lucie Šafářová
  2. Alizé Cornet
  3. Simona Halep
  4. Annika Beck
  1. Johanna Larsson
  2. Chanelle Scheepers
  3. María Teresa Torró Flor
  4. Anna Tatishvili
So far the only two seed to fall is the top two! Safarova lost 1-6 0-6 to Russian Valeria Solovyeva and alizé corner lost 4/6 2-6 to Andrea Hlavackova.

Tournment - Internazionali femminili di Palermo
Surface – clay
location - Country Time Club, Palmeo
  1. Sara Erani
  2. Roberta Vinci
  3. Kristina Mladenovic
  4. Klára Zakopalová
  1. Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  2. Irina-Camelia Begu 
  3. Silvia Soler Espinosa
  4. Karolína Plíšková 
The only seeds out so far is irina-camelia begu first round lost to former Czech top 100 renata voracova 5-7 2-6 and Spain's Lourdes Dominguez Lino retired in the first round match.


Hall of Fame Tennis Championship
surface – grass
Location - International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island,
  1.  Sam Querrey (First round)
  2.  John Isner
  3.  Igor Sijsling
  4.  Lleyton Hewitt
  1.  Édouard Roger-Vasselin 
  2.  Marinko Matosevic 
  3.  Kenny de Schepper 
  4.  Rajeev Ram
This fiorst round saw half of the seeds fall of the first hurdle including number 1 seed Sam Querrey. Querrey who also lost in the first round of wimbledon was beaten by compatriot Tim Smyczek 4-6 6-7 (8-10). Édouard Roger-Vasselin was beaten my former top 20 vetran Ivo Karlovic in a close two setter (6-7 4-6). Kenny de Schepper who produced his best ever grand slam performance by reaching the 4th round of wimbledon was brought back to reality by Ukrainian born American Alex Kuznetsov (3-6 4-6). Finally Marinko Matosevic retired after the first set of his first round match citing fatigue against American Jack Sock.


Location - Tennis Club Weissenhof
surface clay
  1. Tommy Haas
  2. Philipp Kohlschreiber
  3. Jérémy Chardy
  4. Benoît Paire
  1. Fabio Fognini
  2. Florian Mayer
  3. Lukáš Rosol
  4. Martin Kližan
Only two seeds have fallen so far in Germany. Lukáš Rosol was beaten in the first round by Brazillian Thomas Bellucci 4-6 4-6 and in the second round it was 2006 french open boys champion Martin Kližan who lost to world number 58 and amazingly spains number 11 Roberto Bautista-Agut (7-6 1-6 4-6). Also a quick mention goes to Briotains Alexander ward who defeated Dustin brown to reach the main draw of this event, a good performance by the brit. Unfourtnately he lost 3-6 5-7 to Italian 5th seed Fabio Fognini

2013 Swedish Open

Surface – clay
Location - Göteborg
  1. Tomáš Berdych
  2. Nicolás Almagro
  3. Juan Mónaco
  4. Tommy Robredo
  1. Grigor Dimitrov
  2. Viktor Troicki
  3. Horacio Zeballos (First round)
  4. Fernando Verdasco
In the tournment with the most seeds left in (as at 1pm 10/7/13) Horacio Zeballos is the only seed to go out, which was in the first round to his countryman Carlos Berlocq 4-6 3-6. 


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