February 27, 2024

Open Court

MORE TENNIS THAN YOU'LL EVER NEED

(Tennis Canada/Peter Power)

The surfaces and continents stay the same, but the cities change as the ATP calendar rolls over this week.

The only change, from Dallas to Delray, is the players went from indoor to outdoor. But those in Dallas were also able to practice outdoors at the facility there.

In Rotterdam, Milos Raonic made his first appearance on court since retiring with hip spasms at the Australian Open. And later on Monday, Félix Auger-Aliassime took on serve-volleyer Maxime Cressy in the nightcap. Both squeezed through.

In Delray, Canadian Gabriel Diallo got in last minute as a lucky loser, but fell to Nuno Borges.

In Buenos Aires, amongst the dirtballers, there are a couple of former Grand Slam champions in Marin Cilic and Stan Wawrinka. Cilic ran out of gas, but Wawrinka prevailed.

(Rotterdam is 6 hours ahead of ET, Buenos Aires two hours ahead, and Delray right on ET)

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ABM AMRO Open
Location: Rotterdam, NED
Category: ATP Tour 500
Surface: Indoor Hard
Dates: Feb. 12 – 18, 2024
Prize money: €2,134,720
Draws: S32 / D16

Monday, Feb. 12, 2024
Final results

Singles, first round

[PR] Milos Raonic (CAN) def. [WC] Jesper de Jong (NED) 76 (5) 64

Félix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) def. [Q] Maxime Cressy (USA) 76 (3) 76 (8)

[Q] David Goffin (BEL) def [WC] Dino Prizmic (CRO) 64 67 (12) 61
Tallon Griekspoor (NED) def Lorenzo Musetti (ITA) 36 76 (7) 76 (3)

Doubles, first round

Robin Haase / Botic van de Zandschulp (NED) def [2] Kevin Krawietz / Tim Puetz  (GER) 76 (7) 67 (5) [10-5]

[3] Nathaniel Lammons / Jackson Withrow (USA) def. Albano Olivetti (FRA) / Michael Venus (NZL) 63 67 (5) [10-6]

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Delray Beach Open
Location: Delray Beach, Fla.
Category: ATP Tour 250
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Feb. 12 – 18, 2024
Prize money: $661,585
Draws: S28 / D16

Monday, Feb. 12, 2024
Final results

Singles, first round

Nuno Borges (POR) def. Dominik Koepfer (GER) [LL] Gabriel Diallo (CAN) 64 76 (1)

[6] Matteo Arnaldi (ITA) def Yoshihito Nishioka (JPN) 46 64 63

[WC] Patrick Kypson (USA) def. [5] Miomir Kecmanovic (SRB) 64 76 (3)
Constant Lestienne (FRA) def Aleksandar Vukic (AUS) 64 64

Doubles, first round

Andre Goransson (SWE) / Luis David Martinez (VEN) def Evan King / Reese Stalder (USA) 26 63 [13-11]

Guido Andreozzi (ARG) / Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela (MEX) def Anirudh Chandrasekar / Vijay Sundar Prashanth (IND) 63 76 (5)
Cristian Rodriguez (COL) / Diego Hidalgo (ECU)
def [WC] Nicolas Godsick / Ethan Quinn (USA) 64 62

Qualifying, final round

(1st-round opponent in brackets)

[2] Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) def. [5] Shintaro Mochizuki (JPN) 63 60 (Alex Michelsen)

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IEB+ Argentina Open
Location: Buenos Aires, ARG
Category: ATP Tour 250
Surface: Outdoor Clay
Dates: Feb. 12 – 18, 2024
Prize money: $642,815
Draws: S28 / D16

Monday, Feb. 12, 2024
Results

Court Guillermo Vilas

1. [WC] Facundo Diaz Acosta (ARG) def Daniel Altmaier (GER) 63 76 (1)
2. [7] Laslo Djere (SRB) def. [WC] Marin Cilic (CRO) 46 63 60
3. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) def. Pedro Cachin (ARG) 67 (4) 61 62
4. [6] Tomas Martin Etcheverry (ARG) vs. R. Carballes Baena (ESP) H2H 

Estadio 2

1. Yannick Hanfmann (GER) / Juan Pablo Varillas (PER) def. Daniel Elahi Galan  (COL) / Bernabe Zapata Miralles (ESP) 62 46 [10-3]
2. [4] Marcelo Melo (BRA) / Matwe Middelkoop (NED) def. Sebastian Ofner (AUT) / Andrea Pellegrino  (ITA) 60 63
3. [3] Simone Bolelli / Andrea Vavassori (ITA) def. Tomas Barrios Vera / Alejandro Tabilo (CHI) 64 76 (8)

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