August 2018 ATP & WTA Champions

Longest match August

Rafael Nadal gained some valuable ranking points this month along with some confidence on the hard courts going into the US Open. As the defending champion he will probably feel a lot more relaxed knowing that he has some cushion in the rankings between himself and Roger Federer.

CITI OPEN Alexander Zverev def.  Alex de Minaur  6-2, 6-4

Donna Vekic def. Svetlana Kuznetsova  6-4, 7-5

Murray/Soares def. M. Bryan/Roger-Vasselin  3-6, 6-3, 10-4

Han/Jurak def. Guarachi/Routliffe  6-3, 6-2

SILICON VALLEY CLASSIC Mihaela Buzarnescu def.  Maria Sakkari  6-1, 6-0


L. Chan/Peschke def. Kichenok/Kichenok   6-4, 6-1
ABIERTO DE TENIS MIFEL Fabio Fognini def. Juan Martin del Potro  6-4, 6-2 Arevalo/Reyes-Varela def.  Fritz/Kokkinakis  6-4 6-4
GENERALI OPEN Martin Klizan def. Denis Istomin  6-2, 6-2 Jebavy/Molteni def. Bracciali/Delbonis  6-2, 6-4
ROGERS CUP Rafael Nadal def. Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 7-6(4)

#33 Masters 1000 title for Nadal

Kontinen/Peers def. Klaasen/Venus 6-2, 6-7(7), 10-6
COUPE DE ROGERS Simona Halep def. Sloane Stephens  7-6(6), 3-6, 6-4 Barty/Schuurs def. Chan/Makarova  4-6, 6-3, 10-8
WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN Kiki Bertens def. Simona Halep 2-6, 7-6(6), 6-2

Hradecka/Makarova def. Mertens/Schuurs  6-2, 7-5

Novak Djokovic def. Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4

Murray/Soares def. Cabal/Farah  4-6, 6-3, 10-6

CONNECTICUT OPEN Aryna Sabalenka def. Carla Suarez Navarro  6-1, 6-4


Hlavackov/Strycova def. Hsieh/Siegemund 6-4, 6-7(7), 10-4
WINSTON-SALEM OPEN Daniil Medvedev def.  Steve Johnson 6-4, 6-4 Rojer/Tecau def. Cerretani/Paes  6-4, 6-2

August was a very good month for Mihaela Buzarnescu and Aryna Sabalenka; they both won their first career WTA singles title. Keep an eye on the young Belarusian, Sabalenka, she has a very powerful game and plays with a lot of confidence.


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