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Harri and Henry gleefully grab the trophy – Wimbledon 2024

It was a tale of tiebreaks.

Before the men’s doubles final, Harri Heliövaara and Henry Patten had a perfect run of winning five out of five tiebreaks played during this year’s Wimbledon.

Their opponents in the final, Australian duo Max … continue reading

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“Aggressive and smart” – Shnaider barges through Bad Homburg

Unseeded Diana Shnaider was dubbed the “partycrasher” as she rampaged through the draw of the WTA 500 in the beautiful parklands of Bad Homburg.  

She started by knocking out the tournament ambassador and 2021 champion Angelique Kerber in the … continue reading

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Julia Stusek takes her first step into the big time – Bad Homburg Open 2024

Julia Stusek is still 15 for another five days but made her WTA main draw debut today at Bad Homburg.

One of the eight promising junior girls in Germany’s Porsche Talent Team, Stusek was granted a wild card into the … continue reading

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The Italians Storm Halle – Terra Wortmann 2024

The Italians took over the Terra Wortmann Open this year.

Not only did Jannik Sinner win the singles title but the doubles championship went to Simone Bolelli and Andrea Vavassori.

For world No. 1 Sinner, the visit to Halle resulted … continue reading

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Doubles Delight – Terra Wortmann Open 2024

One of the most intriguing sights of the doubles event in Halle was the unorthodox style of Daniil Medvedev as he partnered with Roman Safiullin in an attempt to qualify for the main draw.

They didn’t succeed but the result … continue reading

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Stuttgart and Halle have perfect matches with sponsors

In Stuttgart and Halle, it is remarkable to follow sponsorship companies’ policies and their effect on the ATP tournaments in these locations.

Stuttgart’s first BOSS Open two years ago was a slightly strange experience, as the tournament had been so … continue reading

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Which Halle? Getting to the Terra Wortmann Open

There are four places called Halle in Germany.

So it’s not surprising that international tennis fans and media, and sometimes even players, can become confused when making travel arrangements to the Terra Wortmann Open.

From the tournament’s inception in 1993 … continue reading

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Der Rasenklassiker in HalleWestfalen verspricht Erlebnis der Extraklasse – Terra Wortmann Open 2024

Mit sechs Top Ten-Spielern und dazu einem „Tennistainment“-Programm mit vielen Höhenpunkten, verspricht die 31. Auflage der Terra Wortmann Open den Fans ein Erlebnis der Extraklasse.

„Wir können den Startschuss kaum erwarten“, sagte Turnierdirektor Ralf Weber bei einer Pressekonferenz in HalleWestfalen, bei … continue reading

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Bavarian joy for German fans – The BMW Open

It was 13th time lucky for Jan-Lennard Struff at the BMW Open in Munich.

He finally won the trophy, after not dropping a set throughout the tournament.

Indeed, it was 33 year old Struff’s first ever title on the ATP … continue reading

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Pat Rafter Turns Padel Pro

Padel has wooed and won Pat Rafter.

As a tennis pro, he claimed the singles championship at the US Open in 1997 and ’98 and was runner-up at Wimbledon in 2000 and 2001 – the latter one of the classic … continue reading