This week on courts 31/2021

Olympic Games are over at tennis courts and we are back to the normal run of events.

Tennis Week 31/2021

ATP 500 Citi Open

Place: Washington, USA
August 2 – August 8
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Financial Commitment: $2 046 340
Draw size: 48

The American hardcourt series continues in Washington with a good field of players present. Shapovalov, De Minaur, Hurkacz and Auger-Aliassime are four players from ATP Top 20. Though, there will be other interesting names as Raonic, Sinner, Evans, Karatsev, or Kyrgios too.

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

WTA 500 Mubadala Silicon Valley Open

Place: San Jose, USA
August 2 – August 8
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Financial Commitment: $565 530
Draw size: 32

Sophie Kenin will lead the pack in California. Mertens, Muchova, Rybakina, and Keys should be the biggest contenders at this WTA 500 tournament.

WTA 250 Winners Open

Place: Cluj – Napoca, Romania
August 2 – August 8
Surface: Outdoor Clay
Financial Commitment: $235 238
Draw size: 32

The last clay tournament on the WTA tour this season will attract all local players as Tig, Bogdan, and Begu. Cornet, Paolini and Petkovic will represent the rest of the world in Cluj.

WTA 125 Thoreau Tennis Open

Place: Concord, USA
August 2 – August 8
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Financial Commitment: $115 000
Draw size: 32

Those who did not enter the WTA 500 in San Jose will play in Concord at this new WTA 125 tournament. Davis, McHale, Hsieh and van Uytvanck are considered to be the main favorites.

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

Next Week (32/2021) Schedule:

ATP 1000 National Bank Open Presented by Rogers, Toronto, Canada
WTA 1000 National Bank Open, Montreal, Canada

 

 

 

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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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