St. Petersburg

Cilic Eccstatic Over Winning Second St. Petersburg Open Title

ST. PETERSBURG/WASHINGTON, October 31, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) On the eve of the St. Petersburg Open final, Croatia’s Marin Cilic talked at length about how much he feels at home in Russia. Ten 10 years after he won the St. […]

Fritz Feeling Good About His Tennis After Reaching St. Petersburg Final

ST. PETERSBURG/WASHINGTON, October 30, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) St. Petersburg has always been a mecca for cultural, historical and architectural landmarks. Perhaps, it should consider adding tennis, too. The week in Russia’s second city, host of the St. Petersburg Open, […]

Cilic Wins St. Petersburg Battle Over Bautista Agut

ST. PETERSBURG/WASHINGTON, October 29, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Throughout this week’s St. Petersburg Open in Russia’s cultural capital city, Croatia’s Marin Cilic has responded well to handling break points. During his quarterfinal match Friday afternoon in Sibur Arena, the 2011 […]

Millman Upset Of Karatsev Means No Russian Title Sweep

ST. PETERSBURG/WASHINGTON, October 28, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) After winning his second career title Sunday at the VTB Kremlin Cup in Moscow, Russia’s Aslan Karatsev played his first match in the St. Petersburg Open on Thursday afternoon with an eye […]

Shapovalov Overcomes Shaky Start To Win St. Petersburg Opener

ST. PETERSBURG/WASHINGTON, October 27, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Since reaching the semifinals at Wimbledon, World No. 13 Denis Shapovalov has struggled with his tennis game. As he arrived in Russia’s second-largest city for this week’s St. Petersburg Open, Shapovalov had […]

Fritz Completes Trio Of American Wins At St. Petersburg Open

ST. PETERSBURG/WASHINGTON, October 26, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The St. Petersburg Open, in Russia’s second-largest city and its cultural hub, has been a fixture on the ATP Tour every year except once since 1995. The port city on the Baltic […]

This Week On The ATP Tour – CW43

STARNBERG, October 25, 2021 Stefanos Tsitsipas leads the way at the Erste Bank Open, where he will try to win his third ATP Tour title of the season. But the Greek will have his hands full against a loaded field. In […]

Tiurnev Triumphs In Saint Petersburg

STARNBERG, March 14, 2021 A new champion was crowned on the ATP Challenger Tour, as Evgenii Tiurnev took the title of the $52,080 Grand Palace Championship II by Formula TX in Saint Petersburg. The wild card entry from Russia capped […]

This Week On The ATP Tour – CW37

STARNBERG, September 16, 2019 Three-time champion Gilles Simon is one of three seeded Frenchmen competing at the Moselle Open, an ATP 250 tournament, in Metz. The 34-year-old Simon, who defeated Germany’s Matthias Bachinger in the 2018 final, is joined by […]