MASON, Ohio (AP) — One long layoff was no problem for Ash Barty. She’s got this year’s Wimbledon championship to prove it.
She’s hoping to respond as well to another delay.
The top-ranked Barty’s second-round match in the Western & Southern Open on Tuesday was postponed after two rain delays totaling five hours pushed back the schedule in the second full day of play.
EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Fourth-seeded Iga Swiatek battled back to defeat home favorite Heather Watson in three sets and earn her first career main draw win on grass Tuesday at the Viking International in Eastbourne.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Ons Jabeur and Daria Kasatkina pulled double duty to reach the final at the Viking Classic, winning twice on Saturday after a washout the day before.
Jabeur, from Tunisia, eliminated home favorite Heather Watson, who earlier in the day became the first British woman since 1992 to reach the semifinals on Birmingham's grass.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — The four quarterfinals at the Birmingham grass-court tournament were canceled due to rain on Friday.
Two Czech players are scheduled to compete, with eighth-seeded Marie Bouzkova facing CoCo Vandeweghe of the United States, and Tereza Martincova taking on fourth-seeded Daria Kasatkina of Russia.