Tag: Rogers Cup
After a shaky start, Halep won three straight games to take the first set and dominated the second set behind pinpoint serving and stout defence.
TORONTO: Top seed Simona Halep grinded out a 7-6(9) 4-6 7-5 win over Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Thursday...
Karolína Plíšková and Angelique Kerber lost their Rogers Cup matches against Kiki Bertens and Alize Cornet respectively.
Nadal fired a dazzling array of shots that had Paire racing around the court from the outset and even desperately launched his racquet on one occasion in a failed attempt at a return.
Juan Martín del Potro's withdrawal allowed Mikhail Youzhny to replace him in the Rogers Cup.
Eugenie Bouchard lost her first-round Rogers Cup match against Elise Mertens.
Canadian duo Milos Raonic and Peter Polansky pleased the home crowd by winning their respective Rogers Cup matches against David Goffin and Matt Ebden.
Venus Williams overcame a poor start to beat Caroline Dolehide in the first round of the Rogers Cup.
The Rogers Cup will feature a 25-second shot clock.
The three-time champion, who gave birth last September and lost in the Wimbledon final 10 days ago, has not competed in Montreal since her run to the semi-finals in 2014.