Kiki Bertens did it again Nuremberg and defeated Barbora Krejcikova in the final, rolling to her third career WTA title, 6-2, 6-1 in only 56 minutes, while in France australian No.1 Samantha Stosur won her ninth career title at the Internationaux de Strasbourg, outlasting countrywoman Daria Gavrilova, 5-7, 6-4, 6-3.
Defending champion Kiki Bertens will face Czech qualifier Barbora Krejcikova in the final of the Nuremberg Cup. Barbora defeated Sorana Cirstea 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 and Bertens advanced in the other semifinal on Friday when Misaki Doi became the sixth player to retire while Bertens was leading 6-2, 0-1.
Daria Gavrilova knocked Caroline Garcia out of the Internationaux de Strasbourg 6-4, 6-2 on Friday to advance to her second career WTA final and will play against Samantha Stosur, who defeated Peng Shuai 7-6(0), 6-4.
Great news for tennis. Petra Kvitova will be playing at the French Open six months after attack.
Former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka and 2013 Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki have confirmed that they will play the Mallorca Open.
Great news! Petra Kvitova travels to Paris today and she’ll take part in a press conference on site at 2.30pm on Friday.
Simona Halep arriving today in Paris for treatment to try a good recovery to play Roland Garros. The MRI scan shows a torn ligament from the Simona’s fall in Rome Final against Svitolina, where Halep experienced an ankle problem that began in the second set.
Great news for MaSha. Five-time Grand Slam champion and former world No. 1 Maria Sharapova has been awarded a main draw wild card into the 2017 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank, taking place August 5-13 at Aviva Centre in Toronto.
Bad news for Eugenie Bouchard, who has withdrawn from the Nuremberg Cup tennis tournament with a right ankle injury. Genie informed tournament director Sandra Reichel of her decision yesterday, when a MRT scan showed she had torn a ligament in training the previous week.
Petra Kvitova will make a last-minute decision and will decide this week if she plays Roland Garros. Two-time Wimbledon champion (2011 and 2014) and former No. 2 in WTA Rankings hasn’t played since December, the she was attacked by a intruder.