17.06.2021 - 22:26 Uhr
Former champions, breakthrough stars and daring debutants are hitting the shores of England’s south coast for a shot at the title at the Viking International Eastbourne, an ATP 250 grass-court event.Held the week before Wimbledon at Devonshire Park, the combined ATP Tour and WTA Tour event will feature 2017 finalist Gael Monfils and two-time former champion Richard Gasquet, who won back to back titles in 2005-06.Queen’s Club quarter-finalist Cameron Norrie will fly the flag for the hosts, as he seeks to continue his rich vein of form in Eastbourne. Norrie will be aiming to become the first British champion in Eastbourne since Greg Rudeski won his second title here in 2003.They will be joined by four-time ATP Tour titlist Alex de Minaur, who is seeking his first trophy on grass courts. Aslan Karatsev, Alejandro Davidovich Fokina and Lorenzo Sonego will also feature as they make their tournament debuts. Established: 1995Tournament Dates: 21-26 June 2019Tournament Director: Gavin FletcherDraw Ceremony: Saturday 19 JuneAre You In? Subscribe To Get Tournament Updates In Your Inbox-->Schedule (View On Official Website)* Qualifying: Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 at 11:00am* Main Draw: Monday - Friday at 11:00am, Saturday at 12:30 pm* Doubles Final: Friday, 25 June, Time TBA* Singles Final: Saturday, 26 June, Time TBAHow To WatchWatch Live On Tennis TV TV ScheduleVenue: Devonshire ParkPrize Money: €547,265 (Total Financial Commitment: €609,065) Tickets On Sale: Buy Now-->View Who Is Playing, Past Champions, Seeds, Points & Prize Money BreakdownHonour Roll (Open Era)Most Titles, Singles: Jonas Bjorkman, Richard Gasquet, Ivo Karlovic, Feliciano Lopez, Greg Rusedski (2)Most Titles, Doubles: Mike Bryan, Jonathan Erlich, Andy Ram (3)Oldest Champion: Feliciano Lopez, 32, in 2014Youngest Champion: Richard Gasquet, 19, in 2005Highest-Ranked Champion: No. 4 Novak Djokovic in 2017Lowest-Ranked Champion: No. 92 Denis Istomin in 2015Most Match Wins: Jonas Bjorkman and Greg Rusedski (24)Last Home Champion: Greg Rusedski in 20032019 FinalsSingles: Taylor Fritz (USA) d Sam Querrey (USA) 63 64 Read & WatchDoubles: [1] Juan Sebastian Cabal (COL) / Robert Farah (COL) d Maximo Gonzalez (ARG) / Horacio Zeballos (ARG) 35 76(4) 10-6 Read MoreSocialHashtag: #VikingInternationalFacebook: @thelta1Twitter: @the_LTAInstagram: @ltaDid You Know... This ATP 250 tournament has been staged in two cities: Nottingham, from 1995-2008 and 2015-16, and in Eastbourne, from 2009-14, 2017-present.



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07.06.2021 - 15:24 Uhr

Lorenzo Musetti, playing on Court Philippe-Chatrier in Paris for the first time, leads World No. 1 and 2016 champion Novak Djokovic 7-6(7) in the fourth round on Monday at Roland Garros.The 19-year-old #NextGenATP Italian, who is making his Grand Slam main draw debut this fortnight, bounced back from a 1-3 deficit in the first set and also from 1/4 down in the tie-break to gain an early lead against 18-time major champion Djokovic. The winner will play ninth-seeded Italian Matteo Berrettini on Wednesday.Djokovic has lost one Grand Slam match to a player ranked as low as World No. 76 Musetti, when he fell to No. 117-ranked Denis Istomin in the 2017 Australian Open second round.Follow Live Scores At RolandGarros.comDjokovic gained the first break with a crosscourt backhand winner, but let Musetti back into the match in the fifth game. Musetti saved one break point by wrong-footing Djokovic at 3-4, 30/40 and from 1/4 down in the tie-break, the Italian won four of the next five points. Djokovic saved two set point at 5/6 and 6/7, but Musetti came up with a big forehand winner at the third time of asking.Musetti, who is playing at a career-high in the FedEx ATP Rankings, has reached two ATP Tour semi-finals this year at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC and at the Open Parc Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Lyon (l. to Tsitsipas both times).

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