Former world number one Naomi Osaka says she is "leaning more towards not playing given the current circumstances."
Türkiye’s Sirnak is hosting its first international tennis tournament, showing a significant transformation the PKK terror-hit border province has gone through.
In the past, Sirnak, which borders both Iraq and Syria, was one of the PKK terror-hit southeastern provinces, but now it is hosting an international tennis tournament at the foot of Mount Cudi.
Novak Djokovic sees off Monte Carlo Masters champion Stefanos Tsitsipas to claim the last major tournament before French Open, while Iga Swiatek beats Ons Jabeur to retain the women's title.
In a clash of generations, 19-year-old Carlos Alcaraz defeated his idol 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 in the Madrid Open quarterfinals.
Nineteen-year-old Holger Rune became the third youngest champion in Munich after Guillermo Perez-Roldan won at age 17 in 1987.
Simona Halep beats Zhang Shuai 6-2, 6-3 and Paula Badosa defeats Veronika Kudermetova 6-3, 6-0 in the first round.
The grasscourt Grand Slam is the first tennis tournament to ban individual competitors from the two countries, drawing a sharp reaction from the world number one player.
The tennis players will not be allowed to compete at Wimbledon this year due to Moscow's attack on Ukraine, according to a report. Kremlin rejected the ban as unacceptable.
Iga Swiatek, who will become world number one on Monday, claimed her 16th straight win with a 6-2 7-5 victory over Jessica Pegula to reach a third straight WTA 1000 final.
Swiatek will move into the top spot vacated by Australian Ashleigh Barty after the three-time Grand Slam champion announced her retirement earlier this week.
Tennis world is shocked as 25-year-old Barty announces departure from tennis, leaving behind a stellar career at a young age.
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