Week 40: Djokovic in Tokyo, Murray, Halep, Andreescu and Osaka in Beijing


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Week 40: Djokovic in Tokyo, Murray, Halep, Andreescu and Osaka in Beijing

This week tennis is going through the Asian swing, and many stars will play three tournaments, one ATP event and a combined ATP/WTA. Men will play the China Open, combined ATP/WTA (China, ATP 500 on hard courts) and the Japan Open (Japan, ATP 500 on hard-courts).

There will be many stars in Beijing, including Andy Murray, Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitispas, Karen Khachanov, Fabio Fognini, Grigor Dimitrov, John, Isner, Matteo Berrettini, Gael Monfils and Felix Auger-Aliassime.

Novak Djokovic will come back in Tokyo after the US Open. Marin Cilic, Borna Coric, David Goffin, Denis Shapovalov, Taylor Fritz and Alex De Minaur. Women will play the WTA/ATP China Open combined (China, WTA Premier Mandatory on hard-courts).

There will be a lot of stars in Beijing: Bianca Andreescu, Naomi Osaka, Simona Halep, Ashleigh Barty, Karolina Pliskova, Elina Svitolina, Petra Kvitova, Angelique Kerber, Sloane Stephens, Karoline Wozniacki, Aryna Sabalenka, Madison Keys, Sofia Kenin, Garbine Muguruza, Dayana Yastermska, Amanda Anisimova, Katerina Siniakova and Victoria Azarenka.

This week there will also be three ATP Challenger tournaments: the Nur-Sultan Challenger (Kazakhstan, on indoor hard-courts), the São Paulo Challenger de Tênis (Brazil, on clay-courts) and the Sanchez-Casal Cup 8Spain, on clay -courts).