03.10.23 NEWS ... Estonian tennis star Anett Kontaveit, who ended her professional sporting career in July, said on ETV show "Hommik Anuga" that she is now completely at peace with her decision to retire. However, Kontaveit is a little afraid of how she will cope with all those things she has not had to deal with before.
30.09.23 NEWS ... Estonian-American tennis player Ingrid Neel, who began representing Estonia in April this year, scored the biggest tournament victory of her career on Saturday, when she and Norway's Ulrikke Eiker won the women's doubles at the WTA 500 Japan Open in Tokyo.
20.09.23 NEWS ... Estonian tennis star Anett Kontaveit, who will play the final game of her professional career at the Tondiraba Ice Hall in November, is also taking part in an invitational tournament in Luxembourg in October.
18.09.23 NEWS ... Estonia's top tennis stars Kaia Kanepi and Mark Lajal have both fallen slightly in the latest world rankings.
10.09.23 NEWS ... 18-year-old Estonian Oliver Ojakäär and his 17-year-old Swedish doubles partner Max Dahlin were crowned junior boys' doubles champions at the U.S. Open on Saturday.
02.09.23 NEWS ... Estonia's top men's tennis player Mark Lajal was knocked out in the quarter finals of the ATP Challenger 75 in Mallorca, Spain.
28.08.23 NEWS ... Estonia's top tennis player Kaia Kanepi has moved up two places in the latest WTA (Women's Tennis Association) rankings, which were released on Monday. Kanepi is now ranked 133rd in the world.
15.08.23 NEWS ... The qualifying rounds for this year's US Open Tennis Championships Next week get underway next week, with 20-year-old Estonian men's number one Mark Lajal set to make his Grand Slam debut.
14.08.23 NEWS ... Estonia's Kaia Kanepi has fallen to 133rd place in the latest WTA (Women's Tennis Association) rankings, which were released on Monday. In the men's rankings, Mark Lajal is also down 16 spots to ATP No. 241.
31.07.23 NEWS ... Estonia's top tennis player Kaia Kanepi moved up a spot to 92nd in the latest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings published Monday. Elena Malygina (Malõgina) and Maileen Nuudi, the country's second- and third-ranking tennis players, likewise climbed up the rankings.
19.07.23 NEWS ... Anett Kontaveit, whose professional tennis career came to an almost two weeks ago, following her second-round exit at Wimbledon, appeared on ETV's "Ringvaade suvel" show on Tuesday, where she looked back on a successful career and discussed her future.
18.07.23 NEWS ... Estonian tennis star Anett Kontaveit, who ended her professional career at Wimbledon earlier this month, announced on Tuesday that she will play a final farewell match on November 11 at the Tondiraba Ice Hall in Tallinn. Kontaveit's opponent will be current WTA No. 6 Ons Jabeur of Tunisia.
04.07.23 NEWS ... Estonian tennis star Anett Kontaveit's (WTA No. 79) first round match at Wimbledon against Italy's Lucrezia Stefanini (WTA No. 111) will now take place on Tuesday. Originally scheduled to get underway on Monday evening, the traditional British summer rain was to blame for the delays to the on-court schedule.
03.07.23 NEWS ... Estonia's Kaia Kanepi (WTA No. 101) went out in the first round of the women's singles at this year's Wimbledon on Monday to WTA No. 12 Veronika Kudermetova of 6-7 (4), 4-6.
03.07.23 NEWS ... Estonia's top tennis player Anett Kontaveit (WTA No. 79) is in action at Wimbledon on Monday in what is the final tournament of her professional career. Kontaveit's round one opponent is Italy's Lucrezia Stefanini (WTA No. 110).
22.06.23 NEWS ... Estonia's Kaia Kanepi (WTA No. 98) reached round two of the ITF (International Tennis Federation) Sweden 03A tournament in Ystad, after defeating Jacqueline Cabaj Awad in three sets.
20.06.23 NEWS ... On Tuesday morning, Estonia's top tennis player Anett Kontaveit (WTA No. 79) announced her retirement from the sport. Later in the day, Kontaveit held a press conference to shed light on the reasons for her decision and reflect on some of the highlights from her career.
20.06.23 NEWS ... Estonia's top tennis star Anett Kontaveit (WTA No. 79) has announced that she is calling time on her playing career due to a back injury at the age of 27.
12.06.23 NEWS ... Estonia's top men's tennis player Mark Lajal has made a big jump in the latest ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) world rankings. After his first career ATP Challenger win, Lajal is now ranked 235th in the world.
07.06.23 NEWS ... Estonia's top men's tennis player Mark Lajal (ATP No. 311) started the ATP (Association of Tennis Professional) Tyler Challenger 75 tournament in Texas, USA with a first round victory over France's Antoine Escoffier (ATP No. 202) 6-2, 6-4.
05.06.23 NEWS ... Estonia's top male tennis player, 20-year-old Mark Lajal (ATP No. 311), scored the biggest tournament win of his career so far, triumphing at the ATP Challenger 75 in Little Rock, USA.
29.05.23 NEWS ... Estonia's top tennis stars Kaia Kanepi (WTA No. 74) and Anett Kontaveit (WTA No. 78) have both been eliminated in the opening round of this year's French Open at Roland Garros in Paris.
26.04.23 NEWS ... Estonia's Anett Kontaveit (WTA No. 87) lost in straight sets, 2-6, 2-6 to Karolina Muchova of the Czech Republic (WTA No. 52) in the opening round of the WTA (Women's Tennis Association) 1000 Madrid Open on Tuesday.
21.04.23 NEWS ... Estonia's top men's tennis player Mark Lajal (ATP No. 341) continued his unbeaten run at the Morelos Open in Mexico on Thursday, after reaching the semi-finals of the men's doubles with Chinese partner Bu Yunchaokete (ATP No. 270).
17.04.23 NEWS ... The Estonian women's tennis team will remain in the same second-tier group in the Billie Jean King Cup tournament series, after losing to Greece in the Europe-Africa zone two play-off match over the weekend.
03.04.23 NEWS ... Estonia's top tennis player Kaia Kanepi (WTA No. 59) went out in round one of the WTA (Women's Tennis Association) Credit One Charleston Open in the USA. Kanepi was defeated in straight sets 3-6, 4-6 by Madison Brengle of the USA (WTA No. 92).
14.03.23 NEWS ... Last year, Estonia hosted a WTA (Women's Tennis Association) tennis tournament for the first time. Despite its success, the WTA 250 Tallinn Open will not take place again this year due to the difficulty in organizing a tournament of that caliber without considerable financial support from the state.
27.02.23 NEWS ... Anett Kontaveit dropped to 61st place in the latest WTA (Women's Tennis Association) women's tennis world rankings, meaning Kaia Kanepi (WTA No. 48) returns to being Estonia's top-ranked tennis player for the first time in almost eight years.
30.01.23 NEWS ... Estonia's top tennis player Anett Kontaveit, 27, moved up a spot to 18th in the latest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings published Monday. Kaia Kanepi dropped 18 spots on week.
11.01.23 NEWS ... Estonia's Kaia Kanepi (WTA No. 32) was knocked out of the Adelaide International 2 WTA 500 category tournament on Wednesday by Spain's Paula Badosa (WTA No. 11) 1:6, 5:7 in the second round.
10.01.23 NEWS ... Estonia's Kaia Kanepi (WTA No. 23) defeated Australia's Storm Hunter (WTA No. 227) 6:2, 6:2 in the first round of the Adelaide International 2 tennis tournament. Kanepi will now face Paula Badosa (WTA No. 11) of Spain in round two.
10.01.23 NEWS ... Estonia's number one tennis player Anett Kontaveit (WTA No. 17) was knocked out of the International 2 WTA 500 category tournament in round one, after losing in straight sets, 4:6, 3:6 to Spain's Paula Badosa (WTA No. 11).
04.01.23 TENNIS ... Kaia Kanepi has lost her round two encounter at the WTA500 tournament in Adelaide Australia, going down 6:0, 6.4 to Marketa Vondroušova (Czech Republic).
03.01.23 TENNIS ... The World Tennis Association (WTA) rankings of Estonia's top two tennis players, Anett Kontaveit and Kaia Kanepi, remain unchanged in the freshly announced lists this week.
03.01.23 NEWS ... Estonia's top tennis player Anett Kontaveit (WTA No. 17) began the new season with a 1-6, 6-4, 6-7 (7-9) defeat to China's Zheng Qinwen (WTA No. 28) in the Adelaide International 1 tournament in Australia.
08.12.22 NEWS ... The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has chosen the matches between Estonia's Kaia Kanepi and Arina Sabalenka of Belarus as amongst the most exciting of the year.
08.11.22 TENNIS ... Anett Kontaveit's tennis season is not quite over after all, as she is due to take part in the inaugural World Tennis League event in Dubai next month.
03.11.22 TENNIS ... Tennis player Elena Malõgina is the only Estonian to make it to round two of an International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament held at home in Estonia, after beating Suzan Lamens (Netherlands) in three sets, 6:4, 2:6, 6:2 on Wednesday.
01.11.22 NEWS ... Estonia's rising young tennis star Kiira Paškov won her fourth Tennis Europe Junior Tour U-12 girls singles category 1 tournament of the season in Mallorca, Spain this weekend. Paškov, 12, was also victorious in the doubles tournament where she paired up with fellow Estonian Nadezhda Morozova.
21.10.22 TENNIS ... Another one of Estonia's tennis players, this time on the men's Association of Tennis Professional circuit, Mark Lajal is out of the Challenger tournament in Vilnius, Lithuania, after losing in round two to Laurent Lokoli (France) in three sets, 1:6, 6.3, 6:0 on Thursday.
21.10.22 TENNIS ... Kaia Kanepi and her women's doubles partner Linda Fruhvirtova (Czech Republic) are out of the season-closing Guadalajara tournament in Mexico after losing in three sets, 3:6, 6:1, 10:5 to the pairing of Latvian Jelena Ostapenko and Ukrainian Ljudmla Kitšenoki.
19.10.22 TENNIS ... Maileen Nuudi is out of the ITF W60 tournament in Glasgow, Scotland, after losing to Heather Watson in three sets, 6:7 (7:9), 6:4, 6:1.
19.10.22 TENNIS ... Estonian tennis player Kaia Kanepi may be out of the singles at the prestigious, season-closing WTA1000 tournament in Guadalajara, Mexico, but she is still in the competition in the doubles, pairing up with Czech player Linda Fruhvirtova.
18.10.22 TENNIS ... Kaia Kanepi is out of the Guadalajara 2 tournament in Mexico after losing in round one to Russian player Liudmila Samsonova in straight sets, 6:1, 7:5.
17.10.22 NEWS ... Estonia's top tennis player Anett Kontaveit remains in third place in the latest WTA (Women's Tennis Association) rankings. Meanwhile, Kaia Kanepi has moved back into the top 30 after a break of more than eight years.
15.10.22 TENNIS ... Tennis star Anett Kontaveit has officially announced that her 2022 season is over, but has looked back with satisfaction on a year which had 'absolutely everything'.
12.10.22 TENNIS ... Top Estonian tennis player Anett Kontaveit will miss the World Tennis Association season-closing tournament in Guadalajara, Mexico, meaning her 2022 season is effectively over.
08.10.22 NEWS ... Estonia's second highest ranked tennis player Kaia Kanepi (WTA No. 32) will start the WTA (Women's Tennis Association) 500 San Diego Open with a qualifying round match against the USA's Lauren Davis (WTA No. 84).
07.10.22 TENNIS ... Anett Kontaveit lost her round two clash against Tereza Martincova in the Ostrava WTA500 tournament in the Czech Republic. Martincova, who won the first set on a tie-break, was given a walk-off victory after the Estonian pulled out early in the second set, citing a lower back injury.
06.10.22 TENNIS ... Estonian tennis player Elena Malõgina is through to round two of the international Tennis Federation (ITF) W25 tournament in Sozopol, Bulgaria, after defeating third seed Irina Khromacheva in two sets 6.3, 7:6 (10:8).
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