Tennis News Today(Tuesday, 26 July 2022)

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08 June 2022, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Stuttgart: Tennis: ATP Tour - Stuttgart, Men's Doubles, , Doubles: Nick Kyrgios (Australia) reacts after a rally. Photo: Bernd Weißbrod/dpa (Photo by Bernd Weißbrod/picture alliance via Getty Images)
08 June 2022, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Stuttgart: Tennis: ATP Tour – Stuttgart, Men’s Doubles, , Doubles: Nick Kyrgios (Australia) reacts after a rally. Photo: Bernd Weißbrod/dpa (Photo by Bernd Weißbrod/picture alliance via Getty Images)

  • Wimbledon Finalist Nick Kyrgios has been awarded a wildcard for the upcoming Cincinnati Masters 2022.
  • Canadian Bianca Andreescu will make her return to Toronto WTA1000 this year for the first time since 2019.
  • The 2020 US Open champion Dominic Thiem has accepted a wildcard for Winston-Salem Open 2022.
  • Greek tennis star Maria Sakkari celebrated her 27th Birthday on Monday.
  • Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz has reached a career-high ranking of No.5 this week.
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Nick Kyrgios Earns Wildcard For the Western and Southern Open 2022

Wimbledon runner-up Nick Kyrgios has been handed a wildcard for the upcoming ATP1000 category tournament in Cincinnati. The hard court ATP Masters event will take place from 14th-21st August 2022 in Ohio, the USA. Ahead of the US Open 2022, the 27-year-old Australian is now competing at the Atlanta Open 2022.

Simona Halep Gets Ready For the 2022 US Open Series

The two-time Grand Slam winner Simona Halep began preparation for the 2022 US Open swing a few days ago. Romanian will start her summer hard court campaign at the 2022 Citi Open 2022. The WTA250 grade tourney will run from 1st August in Washington DC, the United States of America.

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Most notably, the former World No.1 reached the semifinal at Wimbledon under the supervision of Serena Williams’ ex-coach Patrick Mouratoglou.

Tatjana Maria Excited To Compete at the Citi Open 2022

Wimbledon semi-finalist Tatjana Maria was excited to compete at the Citi Open 2022, which takes place from 1st August to 8th August on the hard courts in the capital of the United States of America. Notably, the mother of two is No.98 in the WTA ranking.

Giulio Zeppieri Marks His First ATP Career Win at Croatia Open 2022

The 20-year-old Italian Giulio Zeppieri has registered his first-ever ATP Career win after defeating Argentine Pedro Cachin in three sets(3-6, 6-1, 6-4) at the ongoing Croatia Open 2022 in Umag.

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Bianca Andreescu Makes Her Return To Toronto WTA1000

Amidst high expectations, the former World No.4 Bianca Andreescu has been making her return to the Toronto WTA1000 event this year. Remarkably, the host lifted her second WTA1000 title in her backyard in 2019.

Qualifying List Announced For National Bank Open 2022(Toronto WTA1000)

National Bank Open 2022 organizer announced the women’s singles qualifying list on Monday. The WTA1000 event will take place from 6th to 14th August at Sobeys Stadium in Toronto, Canada.

Moreover, Grand Slam champion Sloane Stephens, Wimbledon quarter-finalist Ajla Tomljanovic, Petra Martic, Marta Kostyuk, Dayana Yastremska, Donna Vekic, Caroline Garcia, Taylor Townsend, Madison Brengle and many other WTA top 100 players name are included in this list.

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Dominic Thiem Accepts Wildcard For The Winston-Salem Open 2022

Former World No.3 Dominic Thiem has accepted a wildcard for the Winston-Salem Open 2022. The ATP250 event will run from 21st to 27th August on the hard courts in North Carolina, the USA.

In his long-awaited comeback, the 2020 US Open champion recently reached the semifinal at the Swiss 2022.

Maria Sakkari Celebrates Her 27th Birthday

World No.3 Maria Sakkari celebrated her 27th Birthday on Monday. Notably, Sakkari is the highest-ever ranked female Greek player in the Open Era. In Wimbledon 2022, Maria lost to German Tatjana Maria(3-6, 5-7) before heading to the fourth round on the turf.

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Carlos Alcaraz Reaches Career High of No.05 in the ATP Ranking

Spanish rising star Carlos Alcaraz attained a career-high singles ranking of No.05 with a jump of a spot. And the 19-year-old Spaniard became the second-youngest player in the 21st century to enter the top five in the ATP ranking. Most remarkably, Alcaraz is the first player who achieved this feat at a younger age since 2000. At the same time, the compatriot Rafael Nadal did it in May 2005 as an 18-year-old.

ATP & WTA Top 10 of This Week(25/07/2022)

Daniil Medvedev still stays on the top of the ATP Ranking board with 7,775 points. Moreover, the 22-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal ranked No.3 with 6,165 points this week. On the other hand, the 21-time major title winner Novak Djokovic perched at No.7 with 4,770 points.

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RANKPLAYERAGEPOINTSCOUNTRY
1Daniil Medvedev267875Russia
2
Alexander Zverev256760Germany
3Rafael Nadal365620Spain
4Carlos Alcaraz195035Spain
5Stefanos Tsitsipas235000Greece
6Novak Djokovic354770Serbia
7Casper Ruud234685Norway
8Andrey Rublev243710Russia
9Felix Auger-Aliassime213490Canada
10Hubert Hurkacz253015Poland

In the WTA ranking, Polish Iga Swiatek holds the apex position with 8,336 Points. Besides, two-time Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza reached No.8 with a jump of a step.

RANKPLAYERAGEPOINTSCOUNTRY
1Iga Swiatek218396Poland
2
Anett Kontaveit264476Estonia
3Paula Badosa244190Spain
4Maria Sakkari 264190Greece
5Ons Jabeur274010Tunisia
6Aryna Sabalenka243366Belarus
7Jessica Pegula283116USA
8Garbine Muguruza282886Spain
9Daria Kasatkina252800Russia
10Emma Raducanu192772Great Britain

Today(26 July 2022) ATP Tour and WTA Tour Schedule(order of play)

Atlanta Open 2022(Atlanta ATP250) Schedule(Tuesday, 26 July 2022)

Generali Open 2022(Kitzbuhel ATP250) Schedule(Tuesday, 26 July 2022)

Croatia Open 2022(Umag ATP250) Schedule(Tuesday, 26 July 2022)

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BNP Paribas Poland Open 2022(Warsaw WTA250) Schedule(Tuesday, 26 July 2022)

Livesport Prague Open 2022 Schedule(Tuesday, 26 July 2022)


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