LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) - World number one Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic crashed out in the opening round of the Aegon Championships at London's Queen's Club on Tuesday as the top three seeds all suffered embarrassing upsets.
BERLIN, June 20 (Reuters) - Top seed Roger Federer resumed his comeback on grass with a 6-3 6-1 demolition of Japan's Yuichi Sugita in his Halle Open first round, with the Swiss looking sharper than in last week's shock loss in Stuttgart.
Feliciano Lopez beat Wawrinka 7-6 (5), 7-5; Thanasi Kokkinakis beat Raonic 7-6 (5), 7-6 (8).
Nishikori beat Fernando Verdasco 6-7 (7), 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of Gerry Weber Open.
Madrid Open organizer Ion Tiriac says he won't award any more trophies at his tournament because he's upset by the way his friend Ilie Nastase has been treated by the WTA
BERLIN - Roger Federer will continue his comeback after skipping the claycourt season. He will be keen to improve on Stuttgart, where he suffered a shock second-round defeat, as he prepares for another assault on the Wimbledon title. The Swiss has won the Halle warm-up event eight times. (TENNIS-HALLE/ (TV), expect throughout, by Karolos Grohmann, 400 words)
LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) - Top seed and world number one Andy Murray will have a new opponent for the opening match of his title defence at the Aegon Championships on Tuesday after fellow Briton Aljaz Bedene withdrew from the Queen's Club event with a wrist injury.
June 20 (Reuters) - Two-times Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova got her grass season off to a positive start with a 6-2 6-3 win over compatriot Tereza Smitkova at the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, England on Tuesday.
Elina Svitolina's search for the career-first grass-court title began with a revenge win.
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova won her opening match at the Aegon Classic
Milos Raonic's preparations for Wimbledon received a setback when he lost to No. 698-ranked Thanasi Kokkinakis 7-6 (5), 7-6 (8) in the first round of the Queen's grass-court tournament
Unseeded Vekic recovered from a poor start to beat top-seeded Konta 2-6, 7-6 (3), 7-5.
June 20 (Gracenote) - Results from the Queen's Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday Thanasi Kokkinakis (Australia) beat 3-Milos Raonic (Canada) 7-6(5) 7-6(8) Julien Benneteau (France) beat James Ward (Britain) 6-2 6-2
June 20 (Gracenote) - Results from the Mallorca Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday 3-Caroline Garcia (France) beat Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) 6-4 6-4 Kirsten Flipkens (Belgium) beat Mandy Minella (Luxembourg) 3-6 6-3 6-2 1-Anastasia...Show More Summary
June 20 (Reuters) - Victoria Azarenka cannot wait to renew her rivalry with close friend Serena Williams in what could shape up to become a future battle of the tennis mums.
It was the first WTA title in three years for the unseeded Croat Konta, who four years ago won her first title in Kuala Lumpur as a 16 year old.