Tennis

Anett Kontaveit to take part in Dubai World Tennis League tournament

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.

Elena Malõgina sole Estonian through to round two of Haabneeme tournament

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.

12 year-old Kiira Paškov wins Euro junior tennis title in Spain

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.

Mark Lajal out of Vilnius ATP tournament in round two

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.

Kaia Kanepi out of Guadalajara women's doubles

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.

Estonian Tennis player Maileen Nuudi out of Glasgow ITF tournament

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.

Kaia Kanepi through to round two of Guadalajara doubles

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.

Kaia Kanepi out of Guadalajara WTA1000 tournament in round one

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.

Kanepi back in WTA top 30 after eight year absence

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.

Anett Kontaveit: This year had it all

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'.

Anett Kontaveit will not appear in Guadalajara WTA season-closer

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.

Kanepi to face Davis in qualifying round of San Diego Open

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).

Anett Kontaveit pulls out of Ostrava round two match

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.

Elena Malõgina through to round two in Bulgaria

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).

Mark Lajal makes progress in Sheffield ITP tournament

06.10.22 TENNIS ... Tennis player Mark Lajal is playing at an International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament in Sheffield, England this week.

Tallinn Open director hoping for WTA tournament in Estonia again next year

04.10.22 NEWS ... WTA (Women's Tennis Association) Tallinn 250 Tournament Director Allar Hint confirmed that the Estonian Tennis Association (ETL) would like to organize a similar professional competition in Estonia next year. To do so, Estonia would have to submit an application to the WTA within the next month.

Kontaveit and Martincova to play each other for second time in a week

04.10.22 TENNIS ... Anett Kontaveit, who was runner-up in last week's inaugural Tallinn Open, in her home town, is set to face her round two opponent from that competition, this time in Ostrava, the Czech Republic.

Barbora Krejcikova beats local player Anett Kontaveit to win Tallinn Open

03.10.22 TENNIS ... Anett Kontaveit lost in the singles final at the inaugural Tallinn Open WTA250 event Sunday in two sets, 6:2, 6:3, to Czech player Barbora Krjecikova.

Kanepi beats Muchova to set up all-Estonian semi final with Kontaveit

01.10.22 NEWS ... Estonia's number two seed Kaia Kanepi (WTA No.32) defeated Karolina Muchova of the Czech Republic (WTA No.224) in the quarter-finals of the WTA (Women's Tennis Association) 250 Tallinn Open on Friday to set up a semi-final showdown with Anett Kontaveit.

Anett Kontaveit through to Tallinn WTA250 quarter finals

30.09.22 TENNIS ... Anett Kontaveit is through to the quarter-finals of the WTA250 Tallinn Open after convincingly beating Czech player Tereza Martincova in straight sets, 6:2, 6:1.

Kanepi beats Li to reach WTA 250 Tallinn Open quarters

29.09.22 NEWS ... Estonia's number two tennis player Kaia Kanepi (WTA No.32) reached the quarter-finals of the Tallinn WTA 250 with a win in straight sets over Ann Li (WTA No. 62) of the USA.

Tallinn WTA250 day three: Kanepi comes from a set down to beat Ostapenko

29.09.22 TENNIS ... Kaia Kanepi beat Latvian player Jelena Ostapenko in three sets, 4:6, 6:4, 6:0 after coming back from being a set down before a home crowd at the WTA250 Tallinn Open Wednesday.

Anett Kontaveit through to round two of Tallinn WTA250

28.09.22 TENNIS ... Anett Kontaveit came back from a one-set deficit to beat Wang Xiyu (China) in a lengthy round one encounter Tuesday evening at her home event, the Tallinn WTA250 tournament, winning 3:6, 6:2, 7:5.

Kontaveit and Kanepi train together ahead of WTA 250 Tallinn Open

26.09.22 NEWS ... Estonia's top seed Anett Kontaveit (WTA No. 3) and second seed Kaia Kanepi (WTA No. 32) trained together ahead of the WTA (Women's Tennis Association) 250 Tallinn Open, the first ever WTA tournament to take place in Estonia,

Gallery: Tallinn WTA250 draw made, Kontaveit first faces Wang Xiyu

24.09.22 TENNIS ... Estonia's top tennis player Anett Kontaveit meets Chinese player Wang Xiyu in round one of the inaugural Tallinn WTA250 tournament starting Monday, Saturday's official draw revealed.

Tallinn WTA 250 Open 'a whole other world,' say organizers

23.09.22 NEWS ... The long-awaited WTA (Women's Tennis Association) 250 Tallinn Open tournament gets underway this weekend, with qualifying matches starting on Saturday. Organizer Riho Kallus and Alfred Värnik, who is responsible for managing the volunteers during the tournament, discussed the preparations on ETV's morning show "Terevisioon."

Final preparations underway for WTA Tallinn 250

22.09.22 NEWS ... The long-awaited WTA (Women's Tennis Association) 250 Tallinn tennis tournament is just days away, with final preparations now in full swing at the FORUS Sports Center in Tondi. Seating areas have been installed alongside the two courts, with the capacity to hold just over 2,200 spectators. A brand new entrance to the center has also been created especially for the event.

Ukraine's Dayana Yastremska pulls out of Tallinn WTA250 due to injury

21.09.22 TENNIS ... A wrist injury has forced Ukrainian tennis player Dajana Yastremska to withdraw from next week's hotly-anticipated inaugural WTA250 Tallinn tennis tournament.

Maileen Nuudi gets by to Tallinn WTA250 main table

20.09.22 TENNIS ... While much of the attention ahead of Estonia's first ever Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tournament, taking place in Tallinn later this month, is on top star and world number three Anett Kontaveit, the tournament has also come good for Maileen Nuudi.

Anett Kontaveit meets young tennis players in Tallinn ahead of WTA 250 Open

19.09.22 NEWS ... Estonia's top tennis star Anett Kontaveit (WTA 3) met with aspiring young players at the FORUS Tennis Center in Tondi, the venue for the WTA 250 Tallinn Open tennis tournament, which is set to get underway at the weekend.

Kontaveit pleased with tough line-up for WTA Tallinn 250 Open

19.09.22 NEWS ... The WTA (Women's Tennis Association) Tallinn 250 Open gets underway at the end of September. Estonia's Anett Kontaveit (WTA 3), who is the highest-ranked player in the tournament, is looking forward to a tough competition and does not believe that playing at home will give her a major advantage.

Tennis: Estonia loses opening Davis Cup matches versus Slovenia

16.09.22 TENNIS ... Estonia lost its opening Davis Cup games away against Slovenia Friday, though have more matches to play Saturday.

Anett Kontaveit's first Tallinn WTA250 match takes place September 27

16.09.22 TENNIS ... Women's tennis world number three Anett Kontaveit is first playing the inaugural Tallinn WTA250 tournament on its third day.

Katriin Saar through to Egypt ITF tournament quarter-finals

15.09.22 TENNIS ... Estonian tennis player Katriin Saar is through to the quarter finals at the International Tennis Federatoin Tournament in Cairo, Egypt, after beating Sarah Adegoke (Nigeria) in straight sets 6-0, 6-0.

Anett Kontaveit pulls out of US Open women's doubles

03.09.22 TENNIS ... Anett Kontaveit and her women's doubles partner Shelby Rogers (US) have withdrawn from the US Open ahead of their scheduled round one clash.

Kaia Kanepi out in US Open as Sabalenka pulls off major turnaround

02.09.22 TENNIS ... Kaia Kanepi is out of the US Open after losing the comeback of the tournament – so far – from Belarusian player and world number six Aryna Sabalenka, who won 2:6, 7:6 (8), 6:4, in round two

Anett Kontaveit out of US Open after round two loss to Serena Williams

01.09.22 TENNIS ... Anett Kontaveit lost in three sets in a lengthy US Open round two encounter with former number one and 23-time grand slam winner Serena Williams, 7:6 (4), 2:6, 6:2.

Coach: Kontaveit ready to embrace Williams challenge at US Open

31.08.22 NEWS ... Torben Beltz, coach of Estonian number one Annet Kontaveit (WTA 2), has described the Estonian's upcoming US Open second round match with Serena Williams as a challenge for the Estonian, but one that she will embrace.

Wimbledon and Olympic champions amongst 'impressive' WTA 250 Tallinn lineup

31.08.22 NEWS ... Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina (WTA 25) of Kazakhstan and Switzerland's Olympic gold medalist Belinda Bencic (WTA 13) are amongst the top tennis stars confirmed to appear in the upcoming WTA (Women's Tennis Association) 250 Tallinn Open tournament.

Kaia Kanepi through to US Open round two

31.08.22 TENNIS ... Kaia Kanepi won her US Open round one encounter with Czech player Tereza Martincova in two sets, 7:6(4), 6:3 on Tuesday, setting herself up with a round two fixture with Belarusian player Arina Sabalenka at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Maileen Nuudi rises 64 places in WTA rankings

29.08.22 TENNIS ... Estonian tennis player Mailen Nuudi has risen to a career-high 684th in the freshly-released World Tennis Association (WTA) rankings, a rise of 64 places.

Kontaveit to partner Rogers in doubles at US Open

29.08.22 NEWS ... Estonian number one Annet Kontaveit (WTA No.2) will compete in the women's doubles as well as in the singles during this year's US Open, which is the final Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year.

Kaia Kanepi withdraws from Cleveland tournament

19.08.22 TENNIS ... Kaia Kanepi has pulled out of WTA250 Tennis in the Land tournament in Cleveland, Ohio.

Anett Kontaveit crashes out in Cincinnati

19.08.22 TENNIS ... World number two Anett Kontaveit is out of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio, after losing to Zhang Shuai (PRC), 2:6, 6:4, 6:4.

Anett Kontaveit out of Cincinnati women's doubles

18.08.22 TENNIS ... Anett Kontaveit and her women's doubles partner Sloane Stephens (US) are out of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati, after losing in straight sets 6-4, 6-1 to Demi Schuurs (Netherlands) and Desirae Krawczyk (US).

Anett Kontaveit through to round three in Cincinnati

17.08.22 TENNIS ... Estonian tennis star and world number two Anett Kontaveit is through to round three of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio, after overcoming Tereza Martincova (Czech Republic) in a lengthy, three-set encounter, 3.6. 7:5, 6:4.

Kontaveit to face Czech Martincova in Cincinnati, Kanepi out in round 1

16.08.22 NEWS ... Estonia's top tennis player Anett Kontaveit (WTA No. 2) will play Tereza Martincova of the Czech Republic (WTA No. 71) in the second round of the WTA (Women's Tennis Association) Western and Southern Open tournament in Cincinnati. Kaia Kanepi exits the tournament after defeat against former WTA number 1 Viktoria Azarenka.

Tennis player Mark Lajal reaches final in Tunisia, again

14.08.22 TENNIS ... Top Estonian men's tennis player Mark Lajal reached the finals of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) M15 tournament in Monastir, Tunisia, losing in three sets to Rigele Te (China) 6:3, 3:6, 7:5

Elena Malõgina and Anet Angelika Koskel through to round two in Pärnu

11.08.22 TENNIS ... Two Estonians, Elena Malõgina and Anet Angelika Koskel, are through to round two at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament in Pärnu.

Kaia Kanepi also out in Canada, losing to Garbine Muguruza in round two

11.08.22 TENNIS ... Kaia Kanepi is out of the Canada Open after losing in straight sets in round two to former world number one Garbine Muguruza (Spain), 6:4, 6:4.

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