In May 2021, Emilia-Romagna Open tennis tournament 2021 was conducted at Parma, Italy. The Tournament witnessed the victory of Sebastian Korda, the 1st American to win a Male Championship in the European Clay Court, which was previously won 11-years ago by Sam Querrey.
- It was the 1st edition of the event for male and female professional tennis players, respectively.
- It was part of the 2021 Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour and the 2021 Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Tour & will be organized by ATP and WTA.
i.Sebastian Korda, the 20-year old player, defeated Italy’s Marco Cecchinato in the finals of Emilia-Romagna Open.
ii.He is Currently ranked 64th in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) players ranking,
Coco Gauff wins Women’s Singles & Doubles Title at Emilia-Romagna Open 2021
Coco Gauff, a 17-year old American Tennis player, created history by becoming the youngest player to win both the Women’s Singles and Doubles Title at the Emilia-Romagna Open. The record was previously held by Maria Sharapova since her 2004 victory in England.
i.Coco Gauff defeated Wang Qiang in the Women’s Singles finals.
Coco Gauff (America) & Caty McNally (America) won the Women’s Doubles Titles by defeating Darija Jurak (Croatia) & Andreja Klepač (Slovenia).
Simone Bolelli of Italy & Argentina’s Máximo González won the Men’s Doubles Title by defeating the Oliver Marach(Austria) & Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi (Pakistan).
Note – Their win comes ahead of the French Open Tournament, which is scheduled to be held in June 2021 at Paris, France.
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In February 2021, Novak Djokovic beat Daniil Medvedev to win his 9th Australian Open Title. While Naomi Osaka defeated Jennifer Brady to win her 2nd Australian Open Title
About Emilia-Romagna Open:
Court Type – Clay
Location – Parma, Italy
It is also known as “Parma Challenger”.
About Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP):
Chairman – Andrea Gaudenzi
Headquarter – London, United Kingdom
About Women’s Tennis Association (WTA):
Chairman and CEO – Steve Simon
Headquarter –St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
4-Major Tennis Tournaments:
|US Open||Hard Court||1881|
|French Open||Clay Court||1891|
|Australian Open||Hard Court||1905|