- Bastad R32: Anett Kontaveit d. Alize Cornet, 7-6(3) 6-3
- Istanbul R32: Caroline Wozniacki d. Belinda Bencic, 6-0 6-0
- Bogota R16: Bernard Tomic d. Alejandro Falla, 6-1 7-6(2)
- Hamburg R32: Dustin Brown d. Fernando Verdasco, 4-6 6-2 7-6(8)
- Hamburg R32: Alexander Zverev d. Mikhail Youzhny, 7-5 7-5
- Hamburg R32: Filip Krajinovic d. Fabio Fognini, 6-4 6-0
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Last night, Amy took in some World Team Tennis, which had its share of highlights and lowlights:
BJK dancing to Gangnam Style.
— Amy Fetherolf (@AmyFetherolf) July 15, 2014
The most jarring thing about the WTT experience is that they play loud music between points. Whoever was running the sound system for last night’s match gloriously forgot that this was a thing for the first set and got me all excited that they had changed it, but sadly they started doing it when the singles play got underway.
With his win over Mikhail Youzhny in the second round in Hamburg today, 17-year-old prospect Alexander Zverev has added another rare accomplishment to his string of recent feats.
The only active players with a top-20 win before their 18th birthday: Zverev, Nadal, Federer, Hewitt, and Gasquet.
— Jeff Sackmann (@tennisabstract) July 16, 2014
“The addition of Berdych to the tournament roster alongside other top ten players, Raonic and Dimitrov, speaks to the incredible strength of this year’s men’s player field,” said tournament director Jeff Newman in a statement. “With three elite top-10 players now, fans are in for a real treat.”
Tennis on Twitter:
— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) July 16, 2014
Like my new earrings? Haha 🙂 / Libi se vam me nove nausnice?! :))) pic.twitter.com/Ymct8tedZ0
— Petra Kvitova (@Petra_Kvitova) July 16, 2014
— Lindsay Davenport (@LDavenport76) July 15, 2014
Pova wins. Which is to say, Pova is the only one who agreed to show up. pic.twitter.com/f2F5XXlcvc
— Courtney Nguyen (@FortyDeuceTwits) July 17, 2014