Krawczyk and Olmos fought through a rain-plagued week to win their first WTA title together, beating Ellen Perez and Arina Rodionova in the final. With the win, Olmos became the first woman from Mexico to win a title in the Open Era.
All eyes in tennis are on Queen's Club, where Andy Murray is making his return to the game after hip-resurfacing. The former world No. 1 in singles is getting a taste of competition in the doubles draw, where he and Feliciano Lopez will face top seeds Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in the first round. Rain has already caused a backlog, with the only team to advance so far being Bob and Mike Bryan.
The other men’s event on the calendar is in Halle, where the top seeds are Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo. The French Open champs, Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies, are out, having dropped their opener to countrymen Dustin Brown and Tim Puetz.
At the WTA event in Birmingham, there’s already been a huge upset as Gabriela Dabrowski and Yifan Xu lost their opening match. And in case you missed it, Venus Williams made an appearance in the draw, partnering Brit Harriet Dart, before bowing out in their first round. And in Mallorca, the top seeds are Elise Mertens and Shuai Zhang, two of the best in the game right now with their respective usual partners, Aryna Sabalenka and Samantha Stosur.
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