Feliciano Lopez Wins Eastbourne Title

By Ros Satar (June 22, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England - Feliciano Lopez def. Gilles Simon 7-6(2), 6-7(5), 6-0 Unseeded Feliciano Lopez won his first career grass court title, beating Gilles Simon in three sets. The first two sets had been evenly … [Read more...]

Vesnina Claims Second Title of 2013 in Eastbourne

By Ros Satar (June 22, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England - Elena Vesnina def. Jamie Hampton 6-2, 6-1 Elena Vesnina followed up her maiden WTA title in Hobart with a convincing win over Jamie Hampton. Playing in extremely blustery conditions, Vesnina … [Read more...]

Trial Run for Wimbledon Round 1 as Lopez and Simon face off for the Eastbourne Title

  By Ros Satar (June 21, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England – Feliciano Lopez def. Ivan Dodig 7-6(3), 6-1 Feliciano Lopez was first into the Eastbourne final on Friday, handling the blustery conditions better than Ivan Dodig with a straight sets … [Read more...]

Hampton in the Hunt for Maiden Title in Eastbourne

By Ros Satar (June 21, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England - Jamie Hampton def. Caroline Wozniacki 6-7(8), 7-5, 6-3 Qualifier, Jamie Hampton is hunting for her maiden WTA tour title, after scoring another good win in the Aegon International, … [Read more...]

Thursday’s Roundup at Eastbourne

By Ros Satar (June 20, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England - The playing conditions on Thursday started in the murk of a mist coming in off the sea, a complete contrast to the hot sunny conditions the day before.   No sooner had the first players made … [Read more...]

Top Seed Raonic Upset at Eastbourne

By Ros Satar   (June 19, 2013) The seagulls had much to squawk over on Wednesday, as another top seed tumbled out of the competition, after Agnieszka Radwanska’s exit at the hands of Jamie Hampton yesterday. The next person on the train back … [Read more...]

Jamie Hampton: From Clay to Grass – How the Perfectionist Learned to Adapt

By Ros Satar (June 19, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England - Jamie Hampton recorded a stunning win over top seed and world No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska in Eastbourne this week, and won a tight straight sets bout against Su-Wei Hsieh.   Ros Satar, … [Read more...]

Jamie Hampton Takes Out Top Seed in Eastbourne

(June 18, 2013) American qualifier Jamie Hampton knocked out Eastbourne top seed and world No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska 7-6(2), 6-2 on Tuesday. Radwanska won the event back in 2008. It’s the second straight year that Radwanska was taken down in the … [Read more...]

Vesnina Stuns Ivanovic in Eastbourne

By Ros Satar   (June 17, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England -   Elena Vesnina def. Ana Ivanovic 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 Elena Vesnina overcame the seventh seed Ana Ivanovic in the first match on Centre Court as the women had to regroup and restart when rain … [Read more...]

Eastbourne – Monday Schedule

AEGON INTERNATIONAL Eastbourne, England June 17-22, 2013 $690,000/Premier Grass/Outdoors SCHEDULE - MONDAY, 17 JUNE, 2013 CENTRE COURT start 11:00 am [7] A Ivanovic (SRB) vs E Vesnina (RUS) - WTA V Lepchenko (USA) vs H Watson (GBR) - WTA Not … [Read more...]