Sunday’s Set Points #1, WTA Eastbourne 2017: Kerber’s practice, Riske fends off Cornet fightback

Sunday saw the conclusion of qualifying matches and the start of the main draw at the 2017 Aegon International in Eastbourne. Before play began at 11am, I found Angelique Kerber practising on Court 5. There had been some murmurings as to whether Kerber was going to play Eastbourne as she returned to Mallorca after pulling…

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…