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Medvedev wins in Toronto; Gauff also advances

TORONTO — Daniil Medvedev advanced to the third round of the National Bank Open on Tuesday, defeating Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in a match that was briefly suspended by rain. Medvedev, ranked No. 2, lost to Rafael Nadal in the final of the Toronto event in 2019, the last year it was played. Nadal withdrew from the ...

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Nadal out of Toronto event as foot injury lingers

TORONTO — Rafael Nadal pulled out of the National Bank Open on Tuesday because of an injured left foot that has troubled him for months, putting his preparation for the US Open on hold. The 20-time Grand Slam champion was replaced in the draw at the hard-court tournament in Toronto by Feliciano Lopez, who lost in qualifying. “I need to ...

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Injured Nadal pulls out of Canadian Open

In June Rafael Nadal failed to defend his French Open title for the first time since 2016, losing to Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Canadian Open with an ongoing foot injury, less than three weeks before the US Open begins. The 35-year-old pulled out of Wimbledon and the Olympic Games, saying he wanted to ...

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Medvedev Advances to Third Round of National Bank Open; Isner, Khachanov Prevail – Tennis Connected

National Bank Open—Toronto  Second-round results: (1) Daniil Medvedev Defeats Alexander Bublik 46 63 64 First-round results: Nikoloz Basilashvili Defeats Jenson Brooksby 26 60 64John Isner Defeats Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 64 61Karen Khachanov Defeats Cameron Norrie 64 57 64Dusan Lajovic Defeats Emil Ruusuvuori 36 63 63Kei Nishikori Defeats Miomir Kecmanovic 64 67(5) 62Frances Tiafoe Defeats Yoshihito Nishioka 64 63 Source link

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Rafael Nadal withdraws from Toronto Masters

Rafael Nadal pulled out of the National Bank Open on Tuesday due to the left foot injury that has persistently troubled him recently. “I really wanted to play here a lot, but now is the moment to make a decision, and this is unfortunately the decision that I have taken,” said Rafa. “I have had this issue for a couple of months, ...

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Williams Sisters and Sofia Kenin Withdraw from Cincinnati

By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Tuesday August 10, 2021 Serena Williams and her sister Venus have both withdrawn from next week’s Western and Southern Open, along with World No.4 Sofia Kenin. “Unfortunately, I will not be playing in the Western & Southern Open next week as I am still in recovery from my leg injury at Wimbledon,” said the ...

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Konta & Dart win, Norrie loses in Canada

Johanna Konta beat Shuai Zhang to win the Nottingham Open in June Britain’s Cameron Norrie lost in the Canadian Open first round, while compatriots Johanna Konta and Harriet Dart both advanced. British number two Norrie, 25, was beaten 6-4 5-7 6-4 by Olympic singles silver medallist Karen Khachanov. Konta, 30, lost the first set 6-4 to China’s Shuai Zhang but ...

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Deep Court Daniil: Inside Medvedev's Return

Try standing seven-plus metres behind the baseline to return serve. You may as well be halfway to the moon. Not only does Daniil Medvedev thrive from this ultra-deep return location, but he has also broken serve more times on hard courts in 2021 than any other player. An Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers analysis of Medvedev’s prowess on hard courts ...

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