Week 33 (w/c 11 August): Cincinnati

It’s the last of the big tournaments ahead of the US Open, where a certain Sir Andy Murray makes a return to singles.

Andy Murray last played singles at the Australian Open.

Cincinnati

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The Western & Southern Open in Mason, Ohio, just outside Cincinnati is a combined event.

Andy Murray announced he has taken a wildcard and will make his singles comeback here, playing Richard Gasquet in the first round. Andy will be joined in the main draw by Kyle Edmund who has a Montreal re-match with Daniil Medvedev first up. Dan Evans and Cameron Norrie both failed to qualify.

Defending champion Novak Djokovic is the top seed in the men’s draw.

Andy Murray also plays doubles with Feliciano Lopez. Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski could meet them in the quarter finals. Joe Salisbury partners with Rajeev Ram.

Johanna Konta is the only British women to have entered into Cincinnati. She is seeded and will play a qualifier first. Ashleigh Barty is the top seed. Kiki Bertens won in 2018.

Coverage of the men’s tournament is on Amazon Prime Video with some main draw matches taking place on Sunday. You can watch the WTA matches on BT Sport.

Mon 12 Aug 16:00 BT Sport 2
Tue 13 Aug 16:00 BT Sport 1
Wed 14 Aug 16:00 BT Sport 1
Thu 15 Aug 16:00 BT Sport 1
Fri 16 Aug 16:00
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BT Sport 3
BT Sport 3
Sat 17 Aug 16:00
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BT Sport ESPN
BT Sport 2
Sun 18 Aug 19:00 BT Sport 2

Challengers

Jan Choinski and Jay Clarke have stayed in Germany, and both are seeded in the Meerbusch Challenger.

James Ward and Lloyd Glasspool are playing in Vancouver. Liam Broady is also there but not in the main singles draw, the qualifying and doubles draws have yet to be made.

Heather Watson, Harriet Dart, and Liam’s sister Naomi Broady have also travelled to Vancouver to play the ITF W100 tournament that runs alongside the Challenger.


In case you missed it


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