Week 30: Zverev, Thiem and Fognini will come back in Hamburg!


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Week 30: Zverev, Thiem and Fognini will come back in Hamburg!

Summer continues with tennis that never stops. This week there will be five events: three ATP tournaments and two WTA events. Boys will play in Hamburg, Gstaad and Atlanta. At the Hamburg European Open (ATP 500 played on clay-courts, last ATP event on the season played on clay-courts), there will be Alexander Zverev (who took a wild-card), Dominic Thiem, Fabio Fognini, Christian Garin, Marco Cecchinato, Richard Gasquet, Casper Ruud and Andrey Rublev.

At the Swiss Open (ATP 250 played on clay-courts), Roberto Bautista, a semi-finalist at Wimbledon, will lead the draw. There will also be Matteo Berrettini, Fernando Verdasco Ernests Gulbis and Denis Istomin. The North American Swing on hard-courts will also begin this week.

At the Atlanta Open, there will be John Isner, Alex De Minaur, Frances Tiafoe and Taylor Fritz. Girls will play in Palermo and Jūrmala. After a few years of absence, the Palermo International (WTA International played on clay-courts) will come back, with Kiki Bertens (seed no.1), Alize Cornet, Daria Gavrilova and Laura Siegemund.

Instead, there will be in Latvia the first historical Baltic Open edition (WTA International played on clay-courts). The stars of the event will be Anastasija Sevastova, Caroline Garcia, Jelena Ostapenko and Katerina Siniakova.

This week there will also be four Challenger events: the Challenger Banque Nationale de Granby (Canada, Challenger 90 played on hard courts), the Levene Gouldin & Thompson Tennis Challenger (United States, Challenger 80 played on hard courts), the Advantage Cars Prague Open (Czech Republic, Challenger 80 played on clay-courts) and the Tampere Open (Finland, Challenger 80 played on clay-courts).