Portuguese Pedro Sousa unable to overcome giant Opelka
The portuguese player had the lead in the tie-break of the first set and managed to break Reilly Opelka in the second, but couldn't hold any of the advantages, and ended up eliminated in the first round of Millennium Estoril Open.
Altice confirms its support to Millennium Estoril Open and João Sousa
Altice Portugal announced this morning the intention to continue its partnership along with Millenium Estoril Open. João Sousa will become the new ambassador of the the company, joining several other well-known portuguese athletes.
They come from all over the world (21 countries!), holding a wide range of weapons and styles - not to mention the same hunger for victory. There is no doubt the 5th Millennium Estoril Open is the strongest edition ever. After two days of qualifying, this authentic stars war continues today with the first matches of the main draws.
João Domingues is the third portuguese in the main draw
For the third time, João Domingues is in the main draw of the Millennium Estoril Open, after two succesfull qualifying rounds. In the latter, the portuguese wild card upset the italian Filippo Baldi 6-2, 6-4, in one hour and 12 minutes.
Caruso get the last ticket for main draw
Salvatore Caruso survived from qualifying rounds after defeated two top seeds. Today the Italian fought past uruguayan Pablo Cuevas, six titles holder and the most ranked player in this weekend tournament, with a win, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, after two hours e 26 minutes.
Top seeds avoid big clashes in the first round
The Main Draw of fifth edition of the Millennium Estoril Open has seen the light. The top names and rising talents can now prepare their debut in this ATP Tour event, to be held between 27th April and 5th May, at the Clube de Ténis do Estoril.
Kyle Edmund and Cameron Norrie conquer Doubles title in Millennium Estoril Open
Brits Kyle Edmund and Cameron Norrie became the 2018 Millennium Estoril Open Doubles champions after defeating Wesley Koolhof (NED) and Artem Sitak (NZL) 6-4 6-2 to lift their first trophy in an ATP event.
Carreño Busta starts title defense with solid win over Kicker
Pablo Carreño Busta got his title defense off to a great start with a straight sets win over Argentinian Nicolas Kicker. The Spaniard, ranked 11th in the world, needed one hour and 28 minutes to secure the 6-1, 7-5 victory.
Not so Rusty! - Hewitt hunting for another title in Portugal
After almost two decades former World No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt returns to Portugal this week as part of #ATPNextGen Alex de Minaur’s entourage and to play alongside his young compatriot in the Doubles draw. The 37-year-old Aussie is looking forward to getting “dirty” on the Portuguese clay and admits the decision to come to Millennium Estoril Open was not a difficult one to make.
"I’d love to win the title here."- Kevin Anderson returns to Estoril Open looking to win his maiden clay title
Anderson made the semi-finals in the 2017 edition of Millennium Estoril Open and this year he returns as a ATP Top 10 player with one goal in mind: win his maiden clay title.
Surf’s Up - Sousa and Edmund go head to head in the ocean
British No.1 Kyle Edmund and Portuguese No.1 João Sousa accepted Millennium Estoril Open’s challenge to suit up and try their hand at surfing under the careful watch of Frederico Morais, who flies the flag for Portugal at the World Surf League.
Singles draw at Millennium Estoril Open
The Millennium Estoril Open singles main draw ceremony took place this Saturday in the Slice Lounge in the Clube de Ténis do Estoril. João Zilhão, tournament director and Tom Barnes, ATP supervisor, were in attendance as well as Australian Alex de Minaur, who was awarded a wild card into the singles draw and will pair up with former world number one Lleyton Hewitt in doubles.
Ferrer shoots down the last Portuguese hope
David Ferrer, who received a late wildcard to Millennium Estoril Open, was the last player to make his debut in the singles main draw but the Spaniard was unfazed and defeated local Frederico Silva 6-3, 6-4 to book his place in the quarter-finals.
Sousa will face Fratangelo in 1st round
João Sousa, the best ranked portuguese player ever and sixth seed at Millennium Estoril Open will begin his quest for the title on home soil against American Bjorn Fratangelo, 150.º ATP, who first defeated Enrique Lopéz-Peréz, then Andrey Rublev in the qualifying to book his spot in the main draw.
Sousa and Almagro take a trip down memory's lane
João Sousa and reigning champion Nicolas Almagro kicked off Sunday’s activities at Millennium Estoril Open with a visit to Casa Sommer where they attended the inauguration of the tennis exhibition “Ténis em Cascais” a retrospective of the first steps of tennis in Portugal
Kids rule the (tennis) World
Clube do Tenis do Estoril hosts the traditional Kids Day this Sunday, April 30th. The venue is expected to sell out as thousands of youngsters and their families join the celebration of the biggest tennis event – and the only ATP World Tour tournament - in Portugal.