This week on courts 30/2021

All eyes will be set on Tokyo and Djokovic’s quest to make history. Though there will be other tournaments played, and they will be worth your attention too.

Tennis Week 30/2021

Olympic Games

Place: Tokyo, Japan
July 24 – August 1
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Financial Commitment: 0
Draw size: 64

Sixty-four ladies and sixty-four men will compete in a competition held once in four years (or five years thanks to covid).

Our coverage of the Olympics 2021 can be found on the links below:
Our Olympics prediction
Olympics 2021 readers poll

ATP 250 Generali Open

Place: Kitzbuehel, Austria
July 26 – August 1
Surface: Outdoor Clay
Financial Commitment: €481 270
Draw size: 28

Kitzbuehel traditional tournament will miss its biggest star, Dominic Thiem, due to injury. However, the draw will be full of great clay tennis players. Bautista-Agut and Ruud are numbers 16 and 14 in the ATP ranking, and there will be four other players from the top 50 (Ramos, Krajinovic, Lajovic, DelBonis). This tournament is the last on the clay this season.

ATP 250 Truist Atlanta Open

Place: Atlanta, USA
July 26 – August 1
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Financial Commitment: $635 385
Draw size: 28

Eight players from ATP Top 50 should participate at Atlanta Open. The draw will be led by Dimitrov, Sinner, Isner, Opelka, Fritz and Korda. Newport winner Kevin Anderson will either show up in qualification or will get a wild card. That is a promise of the highest quality.

Do you want to understand how rankings are calculated and points awarded? Our explanatory guide is here.

WTA 125 Belgrade Ladies Open

Place: Belgrade, Italy
July 26 – July 31
Surface: Outdoor Clay
Financial Commitment: $115 000
Draw size: 32

There are a lot of players that want to prolong their European clay season. Tig, Hercog, Rus, Blinkova, or Sasnovich will do their best to earn some points into the WTA ranking.

WTA 125 LTP Women’s Open

Place: Charleston, USA
July 26 – August 1
Surface: Outdoor Clay
Financial Commitment: $115 000
Draw size: 32

American tennis players already moved to their home country to prepare for the American swing of tournaments in August. Davis, Brengle, McHale will lead the pack at this WTA 125 Charleston tournament.

Looking for tennis tips for this week? Check our best tennis tipsters article.

Next Week (31/2021) Schedule:

ATP 500 Citi Open, Washington, USA
WTA 500 Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic, San Jose, USA
WTA 250 Winners Open, Cluj, Romania
WTA 125 Thoreau Tennis Open, Concord, USA

 

 

 

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Simon is the leading editor of TennisProGuru.com from 2015. He is an avid tennis player from age of 5, however, he never reached the pro level. Still, he likes playing tennis on different courts, with different rackets, and against different opponents. In his free time, you can find him watching all possible tennis matches he can find on the web or tv. Challenger or Grand Slam? It does not matter, just tennis matters.

He currently plays with:
Racket: Wilson Clash 100
Strings: Babolat RPM Blast
Grip: Head Xtreme Soft
Shoes: Asics Gel-Game 5 Clay (for clay courts), Lotto Court (for hard courts)
Balls: Dunlop Fort All Courts and Head Championship

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