Fernandez beats 9th seed to reach 3rd round at Indian Wells
Leylah Fernandez outlasted ninth-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday night. Fernandez, the U.S. Open runner-up, fought off a break point in the eighth game of the third set for a 5-3 lead. Pavlyuchenkova held to trail 5-4 before Fernandez served out the match in which she trailed a set and a break.news.yahoo.com
How to Watch the French Open Women’s Final (6/12/21) | Channel, Stream, Time
The final match in women’s draw at this year’s French Open is set to commence, and it is between two players that not many expected to make it to this point. The Czech Republic-native entered the French Open as the 33rd-ranked player in the world. Krejcikova will also be tasked with a second final on Saturday, as she and Katerina Siniakova have made it in the women’s doubles final. Watch the French Open on FuboTV (7-day free trial)Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova arrived in Paris as the 31st-ranked player in the world. FRENCH OPEN WOMEN’S FINALWho: (31) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova vs. Barbora KrejcikovaWhen: Saturday, June 12Time: 9 a.m.mlive.com
How to Watch French Open Women’s Semifinals (6/10/21) | Channel, Stream, Time
Pavlyuchenkova has had to battle over the last few matches, going the full three sets in her last three matches. That includes a win in the quarterfinals over her doubles-partner, Elena Rybakina, where Pavlyuchenkova had to win the final set, 9-7. Watch the French Open on FuboTV (7-day free trial)The other match sees the surging Greek star Maria Sakkari take on Barbora Krejcikova. Krejcikova also has a semifinal match on Friday, as she’s competing in the women’s double semis with Katerina Siniakova. FRENCH OPEN WOMEN’S SEMIFINALSWhen: Thursday, June 10Where: Roland-Garros (Paris, France)Channel: Tennis Channel (8 a.m. - 2 p.m.mlive.com
How to Watch the French Open Quarterfinals - Day 1 (6/8/21) | Channel, Stream, Time
Things are starting to get down to the nitty-gritty in Paris, as the quarterfinals are set to begin on Tuesday. 6 player in the world, is on a roll, having not lost a set since his match in the first round. Watch the French Open on FuboTV 7-day free trial)The women’s draw on Tuesday sees a very interesting match as Elena Ryabakina takes on Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. The other quarterfinal of the day sees Tamara Zidansek facing off with Paula Badosa. FRENCH OPEN QUARTERFINALSWhen: Tuesday, June 8Time: 5:00 a.m.Where: Roland-Garros (Paris, France)Channel: Tennis ChannelStream: FuboTV 7-day free trial)WOMEN’S DRAWTamara Zidansek vs. Paula Badosa (6 a.m.mlive.com
Djokovic: "makes my heart full" to see Aussie Open crowd
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating France's Jeremy Chardy during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. I really, really appreciate your support in coming out tonight." 7 Aryna Sabalenka, two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, French Open winner Iga Swiatek and 2019 U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu, returning from 15 months on the sidelines. Playing in her 21st Australian Open, the elder Williams beat Kirsten Flipkens 7-5, 6-2. Two weeks in hard lockdown didn't help 2016 Australian Open winner Angelique Kerber, who lost to Bernarda Pera.
The Latest: Shapovalov edges teenage Sinner in 1st round
The 10th-seeded Frenchman is a two-time Grand Slam semifinalist, but he can't seem to win anywhere at the moment. ___4:55 p.m.U.S. Open champion Dominic Thiem has moved into the second round at the Australian Open, where he was the runner-up to Novak Djokovic a year ago. Thiem had been 0-3 in Grand Slam finals until emerging for the championship at Flushing Meadows in September. The first tournament of this year’s Grand Slam season began after a three-week delay because of the coronavirus pandemic. Serena Williams begins her latest bid for a 24th Grand Slam singles title in the following match against Laura Siegemund.
Serena Williams, Osaka drawn in same half at Australian Open
United States' Serena Williams makes a forehand return to compatriot Danielle Collins during a tuneup event ahead of the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. 3 Naomi Osaka, the U.S. Open champion. Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka, Johanna Konta and Elina Svitolina are also in Kenin's quarter. Williams already has won seven Australian Open titles and her 23 major titles is a record in the Open era. In the top half, Djokovic’s bid for a third consecutive Australian title — and ninth overall — could get tricky.
Serena Williams through easily in Australian Open tuneup
United States' Serena Williams makes a backhand return to Australia's Daria Gavrilova during a tuneup tournament ahead of the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Hamish Blair)MELBOURNE – Serena Williams found a silver lining in the delayed start to the Australian Open, the season-opening Grand Slam tournament that is starting three weeks later than usual because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Williams is playing in the Yarra Valley Classic, along with top-ranked Ash Barty and defending Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin. TIAFOE OUTCorentin Moutet of France won a tough first-round match over 2019 Australian Open quarterfinalist Frances Tiafoe, beating the American 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 at the Murray River Open. AdANDERSON ADVANCESTwo-time Grand Slam finalist Kevin Anderson opened the Great Ocean Road Open tournament with a 6-4, 7-5 win over 16th-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain.