सामयिक विषय: Tennis

guarantee koza sofia open 2017

Garanti Koza Sofia Open-2017

Question: Who among the following has won the men’s singles title of 2017 Garanti Koza Sofia Open?
(a) Grigor Dimitrov
(b) David Goffin
(c) Mikhail Elgin
(d) None of the above
Ans: (a)
Related facts:
• The 2017 Sofia Open (also known as 2017 Garanti Koza Sofia Open for sponsorship reasons) was a tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts.
• It was the 2nd edition of the Sofia Open as part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the 2017 ATP World Tour.
• It took place at the Arena Armeec in Sofia, Bulgaria, from February 6–12, 2017.
• Result of the tournament:
• Men’s Singles:
• Winner: Grigor Dimitrov(Bulgaria)
• Runner up: David Goffin(Belgium)
• Men’s Doubles:
• Winner: Viktor Troicki and Nenad Zimonjic(Both are of Serbia)
• Runner Up: Mikhail Elgin and Andrey Kuznetsov( Both are of Russia )
Reference:
http://www.atpworldtour.com/en/tournaments/sofia/7434/overview

2017 St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy

St. Petersburg Ladies’ Trophy-2017

Question: Who among the following has won the singles title of recently held 2017 St. Petersburg Ladies’ Trophy?
(a) Kristina Mladenovic
(b) Daria Kasatkina
(c) Elise Mertens
(d) Kirsten Flipkens
Ans: (a)
Related facts:

  • The 2017 St. Petersburg Ladies’ Trophy was a professional tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts.
  • It was the eighth edition of the tournament and second time as a WTA Premier tournament.
  • It was part of the 2017 WTA Tour and was held between 30 January and 5 February 2017.
  • Result of the tournament:
  • Women;s singles:
  • Winner: Kristina Mladenovic(France)
  • Runner Up: Yulia Putintseva(Kazakhstan)
  • Women;s Doubles:
  • Winner : Jeļena Ostapenko(Latvia) and Alicja Rosolska(Poland)
  • Runner Up: Darija Jurak(Croatia) and Xenia Knoll(Switzerland)

Reference:
http://wta.formulatx.com/en/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_St._Petersburg_Ladies’_Trophy

TAIWAN OPEN 2017

Taiwan Open-2017

Question: Who among the following has won the title of women’s singles in the recently held Taiwan Open-2017?
(a) Elina Svitolina
(b) Peng Shuai
(c) Miyu Kato
(d) None of the above
Ans: (a)
Related facts:

  • The Taiwan Open-2017 was a women’s tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts.
  • It was the second edition of the event and part of the WTA International tournaments of the 2017 WTA Tour.
  • It took place from January 30 to February 5, 2017.
  • Women’s Singles:
  • Winner: Elina Svitolina(Ukraine)
  • Runner Up: Peng Shuai(China)
  • Women’s Doubles:
  • Winner: Chan Hao-ching and Chan Yung-jan(Both are of Chinese Taipei)
  • Runner Up: Lucie Hradecka and Katerina Siniaková(Botha are of Czech Republic)

Reference:
http://www.taiwanopen.com.tw/order_of_play_9.htm?tab=Draws&GE=2#tbd
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/27911315/WTA/DRAWS/WTAII_LS_SMD.pdf

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