Bad climate disrupts the day of tennis in England. The begin of the WTA and ATP semi-finals on grass at Birmingham and Queen's has been delayed as a consequence of rain, organizers introduced on Saturday.
Matches not earlier than 3 p.m.
The girls had been to be the primary in motion at 1 p.m., with the semi-final between Romania's Sorana Cirstea (thirty sixth) and China's Shuai Zhang (54th). Simona Halep, twentieth on this planet, was then to face the Brazilian Beatriz Haddad (thirty second), who received in Nottingham final week. But the organizers have specified that the conferences is not going to begin earlier than 3 p.m.
For Queen's, in London, which was to see the gamers return to the court docket at 2 p.m., the Italian title holder Matteo Berrettini will open the ball towards the Dutchman Botic van de Zandschulp (twenty ninth).
It will then be the flip of the Croatian Marin Cilic (seventeenth), winner in 2012 and 2018 and at Wimbledon in 2017, to face the Serbian Filip Krajinovic (forty eighth).
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The organizers additionally hope to have the ability to begin at 3 p.m.