Sunday’s Set Points, WTA Nottingham, Rosmalen: Vekic & Kontaveit crowned champs on grass

Nottingham and ‘s-Hertogenbosch are over for another year with Donna Vekic and Anett Kontaveit being crowned champions respectively. For Kontaveit, this was her first title at WTA level and continues what has been a superb breakthrough 2017 season. Kontaveit beat Natalia Vikhlyantseva in Sunday’s final, 6-2 6-3. The match was closer than the scoreline suggested…

Wednesday’s Set Points, WTA Nottingham, Rosmalen: Kontaveit rallies again, Lottner’s best win

Wednesday was a pretty quiet singles day in Nottingham with the first four second round matches of the tournament all decided in straight sets. While all unseeded, Ashleigh Barty, Tsvetana Pironkova and Donna Vekic have all had excellent results on the grass so it’s no surprise to see them starting off strongly in Nottingham. Kristie…

Monday’s Set Points, WTA Nottingham, Rosmalen: First round wins for Fett and Giorgi

As is often the case with tennis and the manic schedule, there’s little time to reflect on the clay season as we dive head first into the grass court season! There are two WTA International tournaments this week in Nottingham (UK) and ‘s-Hertogenbosch/Rosmalen (Netherlands). Nottingham’s draw is headlined by Johanna Konta and Anastasija Sevastova who…

Saturday’s Set Points, Nottingham & Rosmalen: Pliskova and Riske power through two matches

As qualifying began in Birmingham, Mallorca, Queens and Halle, there were seven tournaments to try and keep up with on Saturday! I decided not to go to Birmingham qualifying in the end although i’m glad to see they got most of the matches were completed without few interruptions. I’m saving myself for Eastbourne and Wimbledon… this…

Wednesday’s Set Points, Nottingham & Rosmalen: Kontaveit beats Wozniacki, Sharapova’s ruling

Wednesday’s action in Nottingham and Rosmalen was overshadowed by the news that Maria Sharapova is set to face a two year ban for a failed drugs test…. My Twitter timeline was a mess this afternoon! More of the Sharapova ruling to come in this post. Second round action began on Wednesday in Nottingham and Rosmalen, and will conclude on…