April 18, 2024

Open Court

MORE TENNIS THAN YOU'LL EVER NEED

Those who were thinking the San Diego final would be an All-American affair, in America, were wrong on both fronts.

Marta Kostyuk upset No. 1 Jessica Pegula, and Katie Boulter took care of No. 3 Emma Navarro. So the two met on Sunday, and the calmer of the two won.

In Austin, an all-Chinese final.

And at Indian Wells, a day earlier than usual, the women’s qualifying begins.

(San Diego is 3 hours behind ET; Austin is one hour behind)

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San Diego Open
Location: San Diego, Calif.
Category: WTA Tour 500
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Feb. 19 – 25, 2024
Prize money: $922,573
Draws: S28 / D16

Sunday, March 3, 2024
Final results

Singles final

Katie Boulter (GBR) def  [6] Marta Kostyuk (UKR) 57 62 62

Doubles final

[3] Nicole Melichar-Martinez (USA) / Ellen Perez (AUS) def [1] Desirae Krawczyk / Jessica Pegula (USA) 61 62

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ATX Open
Location: Austin, Texas
Category: WTA Tour 250
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Feb. 26 – March 3, 2024
Prize money: $267,083
Draws: S32 / D16

Sunday, March 3, 2024
Final results

Singles final

[8] Yuan Yue (CHN) def [6] Wang Xiyu (CHN) 64 76 (4)

Doubles final

Olivia Gadecki (AUS) / Olivia Nicholls (AUS) def Katarzyna Kawa (POL) / Bibiane Schoofs (NED) 62 64

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BNP Paribas Open
Location: Indian Wells, Calif.
Category: WTA Tour 1000
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: March 6-17, 2024
Prize money: $9,258,030
Draws: S96 / D32

Sunday, March 3, 2024
Final results
Qualifying, first round

Upsets

Rebecca Sramkova (SVK) def. [6] Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 60 61 

Mai Hontama (JPN) def [7] Laura Siegemund (GER) 61 36 64

Linda Fruhvirtova (CZE) def. [12] Emina Bektas (USA) 76 (4) 63

Hsieh Su-Wel (TPE) def [13] Kamilla Rakhimova (RUS) 36 63 64

[WC] Liv Hovde (USA) def [18] Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) 62 64

Nuria Parrizas Diaz (ESP) def. [19] Maria Lourdes Carlé (ARG) 76 (5) 63

Jessika Ponchet (FRA) def. [20] Renata Zarazua (MEX) 57 63 64

Claire Liu (USA) def [21] Maria Timofeeva (RUS) 76 (5) 62

[WC] Robin Montgomery (USA) def [24] Marina Barrols Ribera (ESP) 64 64

 

Seeds advancing

[2] Bernarda Pera (USA) def. [WC] Christasha McNeil (USA) 57 62 76 (6)

[3] Nao Hibino (JPN) def Julia Riera (ARG) 63 46 63

[8] Kayla Day (USA) def. Alycia Parks (USA) 61 64

[9] Sara Errani (ITA) def. [PR] Aleksandra Krunic (SRB) 75 61

[11] Clara Tauson (DEN) def [WC] Haley Giavara (USA) 63 61

[15] Rebeka Masarova (ESP) def. Heather Watson (GBR) 36 64 64

[17] Arina Rodionova (AUS) def Dalma Galfi (HUN) 62 75

 

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