2013 Topshelf Open

Jul 12, 2013 by

The 2013 Topshelf Open was played in Rosmalen, Netherlands from 16-22 June and took place on outdoor grass courts. It is currently part of the ATP’s 250 Series and the WTA International Tournaments. While only 2 of the world’s top 20 men were here, #1 seed and world ranked #4 David Ferrer added a bit of star power. In the women’s section, world #11 Roberta Vinci was the top seed, as most of the tour’s elite were focusing on the Wimbledon Championships. Men’s Singles Ferrer didn’t get much of an opportunity to stamp his quality on the event, as he was knocked out in round 1 by Xavier Malisse, a former top 20 player. The straight sets defeat was something of a shock and Malisse made it all the way to the semi-finals. Steve...

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2013 Sony Open Women’s Winners & Results...

Apr 16, 2013 by

The 2013 version of the Sony Open Tennis tournament for women (also known as the Miami Masters) took place at the same time as the men’s event in Key Biscayne, Miami. It is classified as a Premier Mandatory event and this lofty status ensured that the world’s top female players were eager to get their hands on the huge winner’s check and benefit from the major ranking points on offer. Of the world’s top 32 players, only Samantha Stosur and Victoria Azarenka were missing from the tournament and both players withdrew due to injury. This shows just how important the Sony Open Tennis tournament is. Singles Last year’s champion, Agnieszka Radwanska, was seeded #4 while Serena Williams was seeded #1 and eager to prove that she deserved her rating as the world’s best player....

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