Tennis: US Open champion Medvedev pulls out of Kremlin Cup

MOSCOW (REUTERS) – US Open champion Daniil Medvedev has withdrawn from next week’s Kremlin Cup in Moscow in order to focus on the remainder of the season, the Russian said in a statement on Friday (Oct 15). Medvedev, who beat Novak Djokovic in last month’s Flushing Meadows final to claim his maiden Grand Slam title,... » read more

Tennis: US Open champion Raducanu handed Indian Wells wildcard entry

NEW YORK (REUTERS) – US Open champion Emma Raducanu will play in her first tournament since stunning the tennis world at Flushing Meadows after being handed a wildcard for next month’s WTA 1000 tournament at Indian Wells, organisers said on Tuesday (Sept 28). The 18-year-old Briton became the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam... » read more

Tennis: Clijsters suffers first-round exit in latest comeback match

CHICAGO (REUTERS) – Former world number one Kim Clijsters, in her latest comeback to tennis, suffered a 6-3 5-7 6-3 loss to Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei in first-round action at the Chicago Fall Classic on Monday (Sept 27). The 38-year-old Belgian, who accepted a wild card into the hardcourt event, looked competitive during her first match... » read more

Telefonica and NEC to Build Open RAN Live Pilots in 4 Global Markets as a Key Milestone Toward Mass Deployment
Telefonica and NEC to Build Open RAN Live Pilots in 4 Global Markets as a Key Milestone Toward Mass Deployment

Madrid and Tokyo, Sep 14, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Telefonica and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that they have entered an agreement to conduct Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) pre-commercial trials in Telefonica’s four core global markets: Spain, Germany, the UK and Brazil. Comments from Enrique Blanco, Chief Technology... » read more

Open Banking Expo Reunites Open Banking and Open Finance Ecosystem After 18 Months Apart
Open Banking Expo Reunites Open Banking and Open Finance Ecosystem After 18 Months Apart

London, UK, Sep 10, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Open Banking Expo, the largest global community of Open Banking and Open Finance executives driving the biggest digital transformation in the financial services sector, will this November bring back together European innovators, disruptors and visionaries. On 4 November 2021, leaders and experts from across... » read more

Tennis: Ram and Salisbury pick up US Open men’s doubles title

NEW YORK (REUTERS) – American Rajeev Ram and Briton Joe Salisbury overcame a slow start to beat Bruno Soares and Jamie Murray 3-6 6-2 6-2 in the US Open men’s doubles final on Friday (Sept 10). Ram and Salisbury struggled with their serve in the opening set, with a collective four double faults as they... » read more

Tennis: Zverev moves into Djokovic’s path by reaching US Open semis

NEW YORK (AFP) – Tokyo Olympic champion Alexander Zverev advanced to the US Open semi-finals on Wednesday (Sept 8), moving into Novak Djokovic’s path as the world number one chases a calendar Grand Slam. German fourth seed Zverev stretched his win streak to 16 matches by defeating South Africa’s 46th-ranked Lloyd Harris 7-6 (8/6), 6-3,... » read more

Tennis: British teen qualifier Raducanu rolls into US Open semi-finals

NEW YORK (AFP) – British 18-year-old sensation Emma Raducanu became the first qualifier to reach the US Open women’s semi-finals by defeating Tokyo Olympic champion Belinda Bencic 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday (Sept 8). World number 150 Raducanu, only the fourth qualifier to reach a Grand Slam semi-final, made the Swiss 11th seed the highest-rated victim... » read more

Tennis: Second seed Medvedev advances to US Open semi-finals

NEW YORK (AFP) – Russian second seed Daniil Medvedev advanced to his third straight US Open semi-final on Tuesday (Sept 7), moving one more victory from a possible championship match against Grand Slam-seeking Novak Djokovic. Medvedev, chasing his first Grand Slam title, eliminated 117th-ranked Dutch qualifier Botic Van de Zandschulp 6-3, 6-0, 4-6, 7-5 at... » read more

Tennis: Tokyo Olympic champs Zverev, Bencic advance at US Open

NEW YORK (AFP) – Tokyo Olympic champions Alexander Zverev and Belinda Bencic advanced to the US Open quarter-finals on Monday (Sept 6) with straight-set triumphs. German fourth seed Zverev stretched his win streak to 15 matches by beating Italian 13th seed Jannik Sinner 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (9/7) and Swiss 11th seed Bencic eliminated Polish seventh... » read more

Tennis: Svitolina sees off Halep in US Open fourth round

NEW YORK (REUTERS) – World number five Elina Svitolina produced a solid performance to dispatch Simona Halep 6-3 6-3 in the fourth round of the US Open on Sunday (Sept 5). The 12th-seeded Romanian won an epic 33-shot rally in the second game but a dozen unforced errors in the first set handed Svitolina the... » read more

Tennis: Relentless Raducanu races into US Open last 16

NEW YORK (REUTERS) – British teenager Emma Raducanu extended her dream run at Flushing Meadows with a comprehensive 6-0 6-1 victory over Spain’s Sara Sorribes Tormo to storm into the last 16 the US Open on Saturday (Sept 4). The 18-year-old Raducanu, who burst onto the scene earlier this year by reaching the fourth round... » read more

Tennis: Berrettini survives five-set test to reach US Open fourth round

NEW YORK (REUTERS) – Italian sixth seed Matteo Berrettini survived a third-round test from Ilya Ivashka to win 6-7(5) 6-2 6-4 2-6 6-3, firing off 27 aces in front of an adoring Grandstand crowd on Saturday (Sept 4). A handful of unforced errors cost the first-set tiebreak for the Wimbledon runner-up, who got the break... » read more

Tennis: Bencic serves up masterclass to reach US Open fourth round

NEW YORK (REUTERS) – Olympic champion Belinda Bencic put on a serving masterclass to beat Jessica Pegula 6-2 6-4 and reach the last 16 of the U.S. Open on Saturday (Sept 4). The 11th-seeded Swiss won 85 per cent of her first serve points and smacked four aces to improve to a 3-0 record against... » read more

Tennis: Second seed Medvedev advances to fourth round at US Open

NEW YORK (AFP) – Russian second seed Daniil Medvedev advanced to the fourth round of the US Open on Friday (Sept 3) by defeating Spain’s 74th-ranked Pablo Andujar 6-0, 6-4, 6-3. Medvedev, the 2019 US Open and 2021 Australian Open runner-up, will next face either Australian Alex Popyrin of British 24th seed Daniel Evans. More... » read more

Tennis: Muguruza beats Azarenka to reach US Open fourth round

NEW YORK (REUTERS) – Garbine Muguruza pushed past one of the best players to ever grace the Flushing Meadows hardcourts on Friday (Sept 3), taming Victoria Azarenka 6-4 3-6 6-2 to reach the fourth round of the US Open for only the second time. Muguruza, a Grand Slam winner at the French Open and Wimbledon,... » read more

Tennis: Sabalenka powers into US Open third round

NEW YORK (REUTERS) – World number two Aryna Sabalenka sent Slovenian Tamara Zidansek packing in just under an hour on Wednesday (Sept 1), rolling through to the third round of the US Open with a 6-3 6-1 win. The Belarusian broke her opponent in the first game and never ceded the momentum as Zidansek struggled... » read more