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Entry denied: Russian and Belarusian tennis players not permitted to enter Czech Republic

A Russian WTA player was denied entry into the Czech Republic ahead of the Prague Open, as the country's government recently passed a resolution prohibiting athletes from Russia and Belarus from taking part in...

Barbora Krejcikova wins the Livesport Prague Open title

Five weeks after winning Roland Garros in both singles and doubles, world No.13 Barbora Krejcikova cruised past fellow Czech Tereza Martincova 6-2 6-0 in the final of the Livesport Prague Open. Second-seeded Krejcikova needed just...

Simona Halep defeats Elise Mertens in Prague final to win second straight title

Simona Halep continued where she left off before the tour shutdown, winning her second successive title at her first tournament back. The top-seeded Romanian beat Belgian third seed Elise Mertens 6-2 7-5 in Sunday's...

Halep, Mertens to meet in Prague final + PHOTOS

Simona Halep and Elise Mertens both won their semifinals in straight sets to advance to Sunday's title match at the 2020 Prague Open, the second European tournament since the resumption of the WTA Tour...

Prague PHOTOS: Halep, Mertens advance to semifinals

Our photographer Jimmie48 continues to diligently cover everything happening at the Prague Open. After needing three sets to overcome Polona Hercog and Barbora Krejcikova in the first two rounds, top seed Simona Halep spent less...

Prague PHOTOS: Halep, Bouchard win three-setters to reach quarterfinals

Top seed Simona Halep and wildcard Eugenie Bouchard both needed three sets to progress into the Prague Open quarterfinals on Thursday. After losing the first set to former doubles No.1 Barbora Krejcikova as a result...

Prague PHOTOS: Kristyna Pliskova upsets Martic, Mertens advances to quarterfinals

The 2017 Prague Open runner-up Kristyna Pliskova scored her third Top 20 win of the season by defeating second seed Petra Martic 6-1 7-5 in the second round to produce the biggest upset of...

Prague PHOTOS: Halep progresses, a number of seeds fall in the first round

Tuesday at the Prague Open was super busy, since the tournament schedule had a lot of catching up to do due to Monday's rain. The highlight of the day was Simona Halep's return to action,...

Prague PHOTOS: Genie Bouchard shines on a washed-out Monday

The opening day of main-draw action at the Prague Open was rained off and the only completed singles match is wildcard Eugenie Bouchard's emphatic 6-0 6-3 victory over Russian eighth seed Veronika Kudermetova. Three...

Prague PHOTOS: Halep, Mertens, Bouchard practice on Sunday

After a successful week in Palermo amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the WTA is moving to the Prague Open, the second tennis tournament following a five-month break. Our Jimmie48 arrived to the event on Sunday,...
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