July 18, 2024

Open Court

MORE TENNIS THAN YOU'LL EVER NEED

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Semifinals in singles in both Prague and D.C. with the ones in D.C. particularly intriguing.

Can defending champion Liudmila Samsonova come out a pretty quiet period and roll through?

And in Montreal, the qualifying begins at the Omnium Banque Nationale, with seven Canadians in the draw.

The boffo matchup, of course, is Danielle Collins against Genie Bouchard, who hasn’t played the qualifying in Montreal since time immemorial and hasn’t played much tennis of late.

On the flipside, neither has Collins.


(Prague is six hours ahead of EDT; Washington is on EDT)

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Mubadala Citi DC Open
Location: Washington, D.C.
Category: WTA 500 (Joint event with the ATP Tour)
Surface: Hard Court
Dates: July 31 – Aug. 6, 2023
Prize money: $780,637
Draws: S28 – D16 

Saturday, Aug. 5, 2023
Final results

Singles, semifinals

[4] Maria Sakkari (GRE) def. [1] Jessica Pegula (USA) 63 46 62

[3] Coco Gauff (USA) def. [8] Liudmila Samsonova (RUS) 63 63

Doubles final

Laura Siegemund (GER) / Vera Zvonareva (RUS) def Alexa Guarachi (CHI) / Monica Niculescu (ROU) 64 64

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Livesport Prague Open
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Category: WTA 250
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: July 31 – Aug. 6, 2023
Prize money: $259,303
Draws: S32 – D16 

Saturday, Aug. 5, 2023
Final results

Singles, semifinals

[PR] Jaqueline Cristian (ROU) vs [LL] Nao Hibino (JPN)  
[4] Linda Noskova (CZE) vs [Q] Tamara Korpatsch (GER)   

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Omnium Banque Nationale
Location: Montreal, Canada
Category: WTA 1000
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Aug. 7 – 13, 2023
Prize money: $2,788,46803
Draws: S56 – D32

Saturday, Aug. 5, 2023
Final results
Qualifying, first round

Canadian content

[3] Danielle Collins (USA) def. [WC] Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 61 16 61
[1] Lesia Tsurenko (UKR) def. [WC] Bianca Jolie Fernandez (CAN) 61 63
[7] Yulia Putintseva (KAZ)
def. [WC] Mia Kupres (CAN) 26 62 60
[6] Peyton Stearns (USA)
def [WC] Katherine Sebov (CAN) 46 63 61
[2] Alycia Parks (USA)
def. [WC] Marina Stakusic (CAN) 46 64 75
[10] Cristina Bucsa (ESP) vs. [WC] Carol Zhao (CAN) 63 63

Upsets

Sachia Vickery (USA) def [5] Linda Fruhvirtova (CZE) 60 36 61
Marina Bassols Ribera (ESP)
def [11] Jodie Burrage (GBR) 75 64
Emina Bektas (USA) def. [14] Yuan Yue (CHN) 62 26 61

Seeds advancing

[4] Camila Giorgi (ITA) def. Elvina Kalieva (USA) 62 64
[8] Katie Boulter (USA) def. Miriam Bulgaru (ROU) 63 63
[9] Magdalena Frech (POL) def. Storm Hunter (AUS) 62 62
[12] Kayla Day (USA) def Louisa Chirico (USA) 62 62
[13] Kimberly Birrell (AUS) def. [PR] Daria Saville (AUS) 63 64
[15] Elisabeth Mandlik (USA) def. Na-Lae Han (KOR) 06 61 62
[16] Ashlyn Krueger (USA) def. Mirjam Bjorklund (SWE) 57 64 64

 

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