2022 is an incredible year for tennis. A lot is taking place in this space. In this article, we’ll update you on the latest news headlines from the US; The Terra Wortman, the BOSS, and the Nottingham Open.
The best of tennis in 2022 is yet to come. So, whether you want the best tennis odds or a schedule of major events, read this article to the end.
Here are some of the latest updates on news happening in this sport.
Star Emma Raducanu Hopeful to Be Ready for Wimbledon
After a diagnostic revealed that the ailment that prompted Emma Raducanu to quit at the Nottingham Open was a side strain, she is likely to be fine for Wimbledon. The US Open winner retired after just seven games of her first grass-court match of the season.
Although the injury is not thought to be significant, she will be unable to compete in the WTA event in Birmingham next week. The 19-year-old has been urged to take it easy for a few days before returning to action in Eastbourne the following week.
Raducanu stated that her going out this week with a side injury was frustrating. Sadly, she added that she will not be able to participate in Birmingham. However, she is looking forward to returning to the match court shortly to enjoy the remainder of the grass season.
After injuring her left side against Swiss world number 55 Viktorija Golubic, the British number one admitted she had “no clue” if she would be able to heal in time for Wimbledon, which starts on June 27.
It was the world number 11’s third mid-match retirement since winning the US Open in 2021, with injuries forcing her to withdraw from matches in Guadalajara in February and Rome in May.
Harriet Dart Beats Camila Giorgi in Her First WTA Quarter-Final Appearance
Harriet Dart of the United Kingdom saved three match points to beat Camila Giorgi of Italy and reach her first WTA quarter-final at the Nottingham Open.
The match was knotted at one set apiece when play was halted on Wednesday due to bad weather, and the two had to wait a long time to return to the court on Thursday.
On the other hand, Dart defeated the 26th-ranked Italian 5-7 6-4 7-6 in a tie-break (7-3). Next up for the 25-year-old is sixth seed Alison Riske of America, who is rated at 114 in the world.
Dart was down 0-40 on her serve with Giorgi Camila leading 5-4 in the tie-break. However, she rallied to win the tie-break. She remarked that it was quite wonderful to be able to accomplish it on home soil given the fact that it was her first quarter-final.
After Katie Boulter’s 6-3, 6-4 loss to Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic late on Thursday evening, Harriet Dart is the only Briton remaining in the women’s tournament.
Andy Murray Has Advanced to the Quarter-Finals in Stuttgart
Andy Murray has proceeded to the quarter-finals of the BOSS Open in Stuttgart. This is after defeating seventh seed Alexander Bublik in straight sets. He will now face Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Andy,35, backed up his two-set win over Australia’s Christopher O’Connell on Tuesday with a 6-3, 7-6 triumph against Kazakh star Bublik on Thursday (7-4). This British player will face top seed Tsitsipas, who defeated Swiss qualifier Dominic Stricker 6-3, 6-4.
Murray dropped service twice in a row against Bublik in the second set. However, he saved two set chances at 5-2 down and another two games later before winning five of the final six points in the tie-break.
The Best Upcoming Tennis Matches
Here are some of the best upcoming matches to follow in 2022:
Terra Wotman Open (ATP)
The Terra Wortman Open, originally known as the Noventi Open, is an annual men’s tennis event held in Halle, Westfalen. The tournament began in 1993 and is part of the ATP 500 circuit for men.
The Terra Wortmann Open, like other grass-court tournaments held at the same time, is viewed as a crucial warm-up for the forthcoming Wimbledon Grand Slam. Furthermore, while being an outdoor competition, the players’ competitive preparation is unlikely to be hampered by inclement weather because Centre Court features a retractable roof that allows play to continue indoors.
This event will take place from Monday 13th June to Sunday 19th June. You should not miss it.
The expectations were sky-high before the 2021 Mallorca Championships, which had been delayed a year due to the coronavirus outbreak. Until 2021, no ATP tournament had ever been held in Mallorca, and no ATP event had ever been held in Spain on grass courts. Despite the strain, the event went off without a hitch.
The Mallorca Championships are a luxury and thrilling warm-up for the Grand Slam, developed in collaboration with Wimbledon. The grass courts at the host location, the Mallorca Country Club, are modeled after those at the All-England Club, and the playing field in 2021 was no exception.
Daniil Medvedev won the first edition of the Mallorca Championships, defeating a field that included Dominic Thiem, Karen Khachanov, Sam Querrey, and Feliciano Lopez.
This championship will be held in 2022 from Sunday, June 19th to Saturday, June 25th, and it is undoubtedly one of the top forthcoming tennis events.
All England Lawn Tennis Championships
The 2022 Wimbledon Championships will be the 100th anniversary of Centre Court at its current site on Church Road in Wimbledon. The Championships will be held over 14 days for the first time in 2022, with the addition of play on the middle Sunday to the regular schedule for the first time.
The championship will be held from the 27th of June to the 10th of July. It’ll be a thrilling occasion!
A lot has happened, and indeed, a lot will happen in the tennis sports space. We have seen some tennis stars, such as Emma Raducanu, suffer injuries and are hopeful that they will be able to compete in upcoming events.
Additionally, great events are yet to happen, such as the Mallorca and the All England Lawn Tennis Championships. It’s an exciting year ahead and we believe, you can’t wait to see what will unfold ahead in this sport.