Viking International

How Far Can Kerber Go At This Year’s Wimbledon?

BAD HOMBURG/WASHINGTON, June 27, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) A smiling and elated Angelique Kerber had just come off the Centre Court from winning the WTA 250-series Bad Homburg Open in central Germany on Saturday, her first WTA title since her 2018 […]

Glory On Grass: De Minaur Wins Eastbourne Title

EASTBOURNE/WASHINGTON, June 26, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Saturday’s ATP 250-series Viking International men’s final on grass in Eastbourne, a resort town on England’s southeast coast, featured two of the bright young stars at the ATP Tour in Alex de Minaur of […]

An All-Baltic Final Comes To Eastbourne

EASTBOURNE/WASHINGTON, June 26, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Saturday’s WTA 500-series Viking International women’s singles title match will have a Baltic feel to it because both finalists are from that region of the world – wild card Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia and […]

Sonego’s Eastbourne Win Was Fun, Entertaining

EASTBOURNE/WASHINGTON, June 25, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Third seed Lorenzo Sonego of Italy advanced to his third semifinal of the season with a 6-1, 7-5 quarterfinal victory over No. 39 Alexander Bublik at the ATP 250 grass court Viking International […]

Eastbourne A Week To Remember For Purcell

EASTBOURNE/WASHINGTON, June 24, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Imagine it’s less than a week from the start of the Wimbledon Championships and you score the biggest win of your career – and do it as a lucky loser. That’s what happened […]

Busy Day At Eastbourne Included Upsets And Surprises

EASTBOURNE/WASHINGTON, June 23, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) With Monday’s opening day of the combined WTA 500 and ATP 250 Viking International in Eastbourne, England postponed due to rain, it created a backlog on the grass courts at Devonshire Park with […]