August 14, 2022

Open Court

MORE TENNIS THAN YOU EVER NEEDED

The tournaments in Washington, D.C. (a bit bedraggled by rain) and San Jose are at the semifinal stage.

Although a lot of the higher seeds didn’t get that far and are on their way to Toronto.

In Toronto, several of the young juniors with wild cards into the qualifying tried their luck. And one, Gabriel Diallo, was successful in his debut.

But Daria Savilla and Liudmila Samsonova, who are in the Toronto qualifying draw, were detained in D.C. Unfortunately for them, that meant they couldn’t play at all next week.

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Citi Open
Location: Washington, D.C.
Category:
WTA 250 (Joint event with the ATP Tour)
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Aug. 1 – 7, 2022
Prize money: $251,750
Draws: S32 – D16 

Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022
Final results

Singles, semifinals

[6] Kaia Kanepi (EST) def. Daria Saville (AUS) 63 61
Liudmila Samsonova
def. [LL] Wang Xiyu (CHN) 61 61

Doubles final

[1] Jessica Pegula (USA) / Erin Routliffe (NZL) vs [4] Anna Kalinskaya / Caty McNally (USA) 63 57 [12-10]

Doubles semifinal

[1] Jessica Pegula (USA) / Erin Routliffe (NZL) def. [3] Lucie Hradecka (CZE) / Monica Niculescu (ROU) 60 52 retd

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Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic
Location: San Jose, Calif
Category:
WTA 500  
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Aug. 1 – 7, 2022
Prize money: $757,900
Draws: S28 – D16 

Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022
Final results

Singles, semifinals

Shelby Rogers (USA) def. [9] Veronika Kudermetova 63 64
[7] Daria Kasatkina def. [2] Paula Badosa (ESP) 62 64

Doubles, semifinals

[4] Xu Yifan / Yang Zhaoxuan (CHN) def [1] Veronika Kudermetova / Zhang Shuai (CHN) 57 62 [10-7]
Shuko Aoyama (JPN) / Hao-Ching Chan (TPE) def [2] Gabriela Dabrowski (CAN) / Giuliana Olmos (MEX) 26 76 (4) [10-3]

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National Bank Open
Location: Toronto, Canada
Category:
WTA 1000  
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Aug. 8 – 14, 2022
Prize money: $2,697,250
Draws: S56 – D28

Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022
Final results
Qualifying, first round

[2] Nuria Parrizas Diaz (ESP) vs. [WC] Kayla Cross (CAN) 76 (2) 60
[10] Claire Liu (USA) def. [WC] Victoria Mboko (CAN) 36 63 64
[WC] Marina Stakusic (CAN) def [8] Wang Xinyu (CHN) 61 retd

[13] Daria Saville (AUS) [ALT] Christina McHale (USA) def  Grace Min (USA) 63 64
[5] Camila Osorio (COL) [ALT] Ellen Perez (AUS) def. Priscilla Hon (AUS) 64 76 (2)
[3] Liudmila Samsonova [ALT] Storm Sanders (AUS) def Catherine Harrison (USA) 60 75

Asia Muhammad (USA) def. [6] Andrea Petkovic (GER) 63 62
Cristina Bucsa (ESP) def [14] Rebecca Peterson (SWE) 63 63

[1] Marie Bouzkova (CZE) def Valentini Grammatikopoulou (GRE) 62 60
[4] Madison Brengle (USA) def. [WC] Elsa Jacquemot (FRA) 62 64
[7] Ajla Tomljanovic (AUS) def. [PR] Kimberly Birrell (AUS) 75 76 (6)
[8] Tereza Martincova (CZE) def. Emina Bektas (USA) 63 75
[11] Harriet Dart (GBR) def. Arielle Hartono (NED) 63 63
[12] Donna Vekic (CRO) def. Lina Glushko (ISR) 64 62
[15] Tatjana Maria (GER) def. Heather Watson (GBR) 61 retd
[16] Lauren Davis (USA) def. Laura Siegemund (GER) 63 63