Western and Southern Open Postpones Thursday’s Matches in Racial Justice Protest

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Following WTA star Naomi Osaka‘s decision to join the racial justice boycott and strike actions taking part across sports including the NBA, after the shooting of Jacob Blake by Kenosha, Wisconsin police, the Western and Southern Open has opted to postpone all of Thursday’s ATP and WTA semifinal matches until Friday. In a joint statement […] READ MORE


Naomi Osaka to Boycott Western & Southern Open Semifinal Match In Protest Over Racial Justice

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Editors Note: After the Western & Southern Open was postponed until Friday, Osaka announced she agreed to play her semifinal match against Mertens. WTA Star Naomi Osaka is boycotting her scheduled WTA Cincinnati Semifinal match against Elise Mertens (scheduled for Thursday at 11 AM local time) as a protest over racial justice issues in the […] READ MORE


Why World Team Tennis Bubble Signals Hope for US Open

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The coronavirus pandemic has been a very tough time in the history of mankind. Many of our fellow humans have perished and the world has had to band together to fight the virus and try to find some sense of normalcy again. Coronavirus has hit the tennis community particularly hard, with tournaments cancelled from early […] READ MORE


Nick Kyrgios Swears And Spits At Umpire After Losing Match

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A rough day for Nick Kyrgios ended as the Australian erupted at the chair umpire, Fergus Murphy, during and after his third-round match at the Cincinnati Masters against Karen Khachanov. (Warning: Video contains strong language) Nick Kyrgios going out with the "You're a fuc*ing tool, bro" to official Fergus Murphy. Straight lost his mind, cracked […] READ MORE


Andy Murray Returning to Singles Action at Western & Southern Open

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Andy Murray is returning to singles. After a lengthy rehab from hip surgery, the three-time Grand Slam champion will be making his singles comeback at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati next week.  Seven months ago, Murray did an early pre-tournament press conference at the Australian Open. Breaking down in tears, he revealed that […] READ MORE


Muguruza US Open Favourite After Steamrolling Halep in Cincinnati Final

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World #6 Garbine Muguruza has beaten World #2 Simona Halep to claim her maiden title at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati. In doing so, she prevented Halep from becoming the first Romanian woman ever to ascend to World #1, winning 6-1, 6-0. It had the prospect of being an exciting final. Both players […] READ MORE


Maiden Masters Final for Both Nick Kyrgios and Grigor Dimitrov

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Nick Kyrgios and Grigor Dimitrov will both make their Masters 1000 final debuts after winning their semi-finals at the Western & Southern Open. In the day’s first semi-final, Grigor Dimitrov battled past John Isner 7-6(4), 7-6(10) despite having just one break point in the match. Nick Kyrgios then followed suit with a hard-fought victory over […] READ MORE


Halep Downs Stephens to Join Muguruza in Cincinnati Final

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Simona Halep moved one step closer to becoming World No.1 as she defeated Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-1 in the semi-finals of the Western & Southern Open. The Romanian took advantage of a wayward Stephens to progress comfortably to the Cincinnati final where she will face Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza. Earlier in the day, Muguruza made her […] READ MORE