October 2, 2022

Open Court

MORE TENNIS THAN YOU EVER NEEDED

It’s fairly crazy when you have recent Prague champion Marie Bouzkova playing Wimbledon semifinalist Tatjana Maria in the qualifying in Toronto, while Kaia Kanepi and Liudmila Samsonova play in the final of a tournament in D.C.

But that’s kind of the nature of the days surrounding a 1000-level event.

Samsonova would have been in the qualifying in Toronto as the No. 3 seed. But of course she couldn’t make the date.

In Toronto, the lone Canadian, Marina Stakusic (gifted a victory in the first round when opponent Wang Xinyu retired after the first set) will try to make the main draw against Tereza Martincova.

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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 

Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022
Final results

Singles final

Liudmila Samsonova def [6] Kaia Kanepi (EST) 46 63 63

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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 

Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022
Final results

Singles final

[7] Daria Kasatkina def Shelby Rogers (USA) 67 (2) 61 62

Doubles final

[4] Xu Yifan / Yang Zhaoxuan (CHN) def Shuko Aoyama (JPN) / Hao-Ching Chan (TPE) 75 60

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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

Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022
Final results
Qualifying, final round

[8] Tereza Martincova (CZE) def [WC] Marina Stakusic (CAN) 64 46 61 ([12] Belinda Bencic)

[1] Marie Bouzkova (CZE) def [15] Tatjana Maria (GER) 75 63 (Elena Rybakina)
[4] Madison Brengle (USA) def [ALT] Christina McHale (USA) 63 62 ([10] Coco Gauff)
Cristina Bucsa (ESP) def [2] Nuria Parrizas Diaz (ESP) 64 63 (Zhang Shuai)
[10] Claire Liu (USA) def [ALT] Ellen Perez (AUS) 63 60 (Sara Sorribes Tormo)
Asia Muhammad (USA) def. [12] Donna Vekic (CRO) 75 67 (2) 61 (Madison Keys)
[ALT] Storm Sanders (AUS) def [16] Lauren Davis (USA) 63 16 63 ([13] Leylah Fernandez)
[7] Ajla Tomljanovic (AUS) def [11] Harriet Dart (GBR) 46 61 63 (Veronika Kudermetova)

[LL] Nuria Parrizas Diaz (ESP) (Serena Williams)
[LL] Donna Vekic (CRO) ([15] Simona Halep)