Western & Southern Open News: THURSDAY ORDER OF PLAY AND WEDNESDAY RESULTS

WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN

DRAW UPDATES:

Marie Bouzkova has been forced to withdraw from her second-round match today with a right trunk injury. Alison Riske-Armitraj advanced to the round of 16 with a walkover.

-Simona Halep has been forced to withdraw from her second-round match today with a right thigh injury. Veronika Kudermetova advanced to the round of 16 with a walkover.

-The team of Pablo Carreno Busta / Carlos Alcaraz withdrew from the men’s doubles and were replaced in the draw by alternate team Roberto Bautista Agut / Marcelo Melo to play Santiago Gonzalez / Edouard Roger-Vasselin 

-The team of Emma Raducanu / Elena Rybakina withdrew from the women’s doubles due to GI illness for Raducanu. The alternate team of Caroline Garcia / Petra Martic replaced them in the draw to play Lucie Hradecka / Sania Mirza

ORDER OF PLAY – THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2022

CENTER COURT start 11:00 AM

ATP – (11) Taylor Fritz vs. (6) Andrey Rublev

Not before 1:00 PM

WTA – (1) Iga Swiatek vs. Madison Keys

possible court change – ATP – (15) Roberto Bautista Agut vs. Borna Coric OR (2) Rafael Nadal

Night Session – not before 7:00 PM

WTA – (7) Jessica Pegula vs. (10) Emma Raducanu

ATP – (14) Marin Cilic vs. (3) Carlos Alcaraz

GRAND STAND start 11:00 AM

WTA – Petra Kvitova vs. (5) Ons Jabeur

Not before 1:00 PM

ATP – (1) Daniil Medvedev vs. Denis Shapovalov

possible court change – ATP – Frances Tiafoe OR (WC) Sebastian Korda vs. John Isner

Night session – not before 7:00 PM

ATP – (7) Felix Auger-Aliassime vs. (10) Jannik Sinner

Not before 8:30 PM

WTA – (6) Aryna Sabalenka OR (Q) Anna Kalinskaya vs. (WC) Shelby Rogers

STADIUM 3 start 11:30 AM

ATP (1) Rajeev Ram / Joe Salisbury vs Thanasi Kokkinakis / Nick Kyrgios 

Not before 1:00 PM

ATP – (4) Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. (13) Diego Schwartzman

Not before 3:00 PM

WTA – (3) Paula Badosa OR (Q) Ajla Tomljanovic vs. Veronika Kudermetova

WTA – Elise Mertens vs. (Q) Caroline Garcia

ATP – (WC) Ben Shelton vs. (9) Cameron Norrie

PORSCHE COURT start 11:00 AM

WTA – Alison Riske-Amritraj vs. Elena Rybakina

WTA – Shuai Zhang vs. (2) Anett Kontaveit

After Suitable Rest

WTA – Victoria Azarenka / Ons Jabeur vs. Nicole Melichar-Martinez / Ellen Perez

After Suitable Rest

WTA – (3) Ena Shibahara / Shuai Zhang vs. Anna Danilina / Beatriz Haddad Maia

After Suitable Rest

WTA – (1) Veronika Kudermetova / Elise Mertens vs. (5) Gabriela Dabrowski/Giuliana Olmos

ï»żCOURT 4 start TBA

WTA – (6) Desirae Krawczyk / Demi Schuurs OR Anett Kontaveit / Sloane Stephens vs. Ekaterina Alexandrova / Aliaksandra Sasnovich

WTA – Lucie Hradecka / Sania Mirza vs [7] Lyudmyla Kichenok / Jelena Ostapenko OR Caroline Garcia / Petra Martic

COURT 7 start 11:00 AM

ATP – (WC) William Blumberg / Steve Johnson vs. (4) Marelo Arevalo / Jean-Julien Rojer 

Courts and Times TBA

ATP – Grigor Dimitrov / Andrey Rublev vs. (2) Marcel Granollers / Horacio Zeballos 

ATP – (5) Nikola Mektic / Mate Pavic vs. (WC) Holger Rune / Stefanos Tsitsipas OR Rafael Matos / David Vega Hernandez 

ATP – (6) Tim Puetz / Michael Venus OR Francisco Cerundolo / Diego Schwartzman vs Lloyd Glasspool / Harri Heliovaara 

ATP – (3) Wesley Koolhof / Neal Skupski vs. [Alt] Roberto Bautista Agut / Marcelo Melo OR Santiago Gonzalez / Edouard Roger-Vasselin

RESULTS – WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2022 (as of 9:15 p.m. – matches will continue tonight after rain delay)

WOMEN’S SINGLES – SECOND ROUND

WTA – [1] Iga Swiatek def. [WC] Sloane Stephens 6-4, 7-5

WTA – [5] Ons Jabeur def. [WC] Caty McNally 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(7)

WTA – [7] Jessica Pegula def. [Q] Marta Kostyuk 6-7(5), 6-1, 6-2

WTA – Elena Rybakina def. [8] Garbine Muguruza 6-3, 6-1

WTA – (10) Emma Raducanu def. Victoria Azarenka 6-0, 6-2

WTA – Elise Mertens def. [14] Karolina Pliskova 7-6(3), 6-3

WTA – Veronika Kudermetova def. (15) Simona Halep – walkover

WTA – Madison Keys vs Jelena Ostapenko 6-4, 7-5

WTA – Petra Kvitova def. Sorana Cirstea 6-2, 6-3 

WTA – Shuai Zhang def. Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-3, 6-4 

WTA – Alison Riske-Amritraj def. [Q] Marie Bouzkova – walkover 

To resume after rain delay:

WTA – [3] Paula Badosa vs [Q] Ajla Tomljanovic

WTA – [6] Aryna Sabalenka vs [Q] Anna Kalinskaya

WOMEN’S DOUBLES – FIRST ROUND

WTA – Anna Danilina / Beatriz Haddad Maia def. Latisha Chan / Samantha Stosur 6-3, 7-6(5)

WTA – Lucie Hradecka / Sania Mirza def. Caroline Garcia / Petra Martic 1-6, 6-3, (11-9)

WOMEN’S DOUBLES – SECOND ROUND

WTA – Nicole Melichar-Martinez / Ellen Perez (AUS) def. [2] Barbora Krejcikova / Katerina Siniakova 6-3, 6-2

WTA – [5] Gabriela Dabrowski/Giuliana Olmos def. Irina-Camelia Begu/Martina Trevisan 6-1, 6-4 

WTA – Ekaterina Alexandrova / Aliaksandra Sasnovich def. [WC] Jessie Aney / Ingrid Neel 6-4, 5-7, (10-7) 

To resume after rain delay:

WTA – [6] Desirae Krawczyk / Demi Schuurs vs Anett Kontaveit / Sloane Stephens

WTA – [8] Yifan Xu / Zhaoxuan Yang vs Victoria Azarenka / Ons Jabeur

MEN’S SINGLES – SECOND ROUND

ATP – [4] Stefanos Tsitsipas def. Filip Krajinovic 6-3, 6-4

ATP – [WC] Ben Shelton def. [5] Casper Ruud 6-3, 6-3

ATP – [6] Andrey Rublev def. [LL] Fabio Fognini 6-7(7), 7-6(3), 6-2 

ATP – [7] Felix Auger-Aliassime def. Alex de Minaur 6-3, 6-2

ATP – John Isner def. [8] Hubert Hurkacz 7-6(5), 6-7(5), 6-2 

ATP – [9] Cameron Norrie def. Andy Murray 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

ATP – [10] Jannik Sinner def. Miomir Kecmanovic 7-5, 3-1, retired

ATP – [11] Taylor Fritz def. Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 6-2 

ATP – [15] Roberto Bautista Agut def. [Q] Marcos Giron 6-3, 6-3 

ATP – Denis Shapovalov def. Tommy Paul 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 

To resume after rain delay:

ATP – Borna Coric vs [2] Rafael Nadal 

ATP – Frances Tiafoe vs [WC] Sebastian Korda 

MEN’S DOUBLES – FIRST ROUND

ATP – Grigor Dimitrov / Andrey Rublev def. Daniel Evans / John Peers 7-6(5), 7-5

To resume after rain delay:

ATP – [6] Tim Puetz / Michael Venus vs Francisco Cerundolo / Diego Schwartzman

ATP – Roberto Bautista Agut / Marcelo Melo vs Santiago Gonzalez / Edouard Roger-Vasselin 

ATP – [WC] Holger Rune / Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Rafael Matos / David Vega Hernandez

MEN’S DOUBLES – SECOND ROUND

ATP – Kevin Krawietz / Andreas Mies def. Alex de Minaur / Cameron Norrie 4-6, 6-3, (11-9)

To resume after rain delay:

ATP – Karen Khachanov / Denis Shapovalov vs Jamie Murray / Bruno Soares 

COURTESY WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN

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