The tennis season kicks back into gear post-Aussie Open with a split schedule — part of the tour will be in Europe enjoying the indoor hard courts of Sofia, Bulgaria and Montpellier, France while the clay courters will start up the Golden Swing in South America with the Ecuador Open in Quito.
The first major of the tennis season is upon us. What better way is there to keep yourself occupied while waiting between football games than throwing some money at some tennis futures?
Over in Sydney, things are much more wide open, as the only players even in the top 25 who are playing this week are Gilles Muller and Albert Ramos-Vinolas.
The focus here will be the ATP ASB Classic, one of two tune-ups in advance of the Australian Open.
The U.S. Open begins on Monday, August 28, 2017 and concludes on Sunday, September 10, 2017. The action takes place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, New York with Roger Federer and Garbine Muguruza the favorites.
Wimbledon begins on Monday, July 3 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London, England and runs through Sunday, July 16 with Roger Federer favored on the men’s side and Karolina Pliskova favored on the women’s side.
The French Open takes place at Roland Garros in Paris, France from May 28th through June 11th with television coverage on NBC and Tennis Channel.
The final Grand Slam of the year hits off on Monday in Queens, New York. The U.S. Open is always a fan favorite, especially among Americans, as it is the premier tennis tournament of the year in The United States.
A preview of the Men's Tennis event at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Health concerns kept some players away, but three big names have a very good shot to win, including Novak Djokovic.