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Fucsovics Defeats Three-Times Grand Slam Champion

D&T
Feb 10, 2021

Hungary's top-ranked tennis player, Márton Fucsovics has made it to the third round in the men's singles of the Australian Open in Melbourne by beating No. 17 seed Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in five sets: 7:5, 6:1, 4:6, 2:6, 7:6 (11-9). Fucsovics (No. 55 in the world rankings) won the closely contested first set against the […]

WTA Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest in 2013

WTA Tennis Tournament Returns to Budapest

D&T
Feb 9, 2021

All obstacles to the continuation of the Hungarian Grand Prix WTA women's tennis tournament in Budapest had been removed, license owner Jenő Márky told the Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday. After a spell of seven years (2014-20) in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, the Hungarian Grand Prix will again take place on July 12-18, 2021 […]

Hungarian Tennis Player in 'Doubles Team of the Year'

D&T
Dec 8, 2020

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has named Hungary's Tímea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic as "Doubles Team of the Year". The Hungarian-French pair captured two titles this season – both at the Grand Slam level: at the Australian Open and Roland Garros, marking their third and fourth major doubles titles as a team. In Melbourne, they […]

Hungarian-French Duo Defends Roland Garros Title

D&T
Oct 11, 2020

The No. 2 seed pair of Tímea Babos of Hungary and Kristina Mladenovic of France defended their women's doubles title of the French Open tennis Grand Slam tournament this Sunday in Paris. In this year's final, they defeated American Desirae Krawczyk and Chilean Alexa Guarachi 6-4, 7-5  in one hour and 33 minutes. Tímea Babos […]

Tímea Babos (on the left) and Kristina Mladenovic

Hungary's Tímea Babos in Roland Garros Doubles Final

D&T
Oct 9, 2020

The top Hungarian female tennis player, Tímea Babos, paired with France's Kristina Mladenovic, defeated the Czech duo of Barbora Krejčiková and Kateřina Siniaková in three sets to qualify for Sunday's final. Seed No. 2 Babos and Mladenovic seemed to be well on track for an easy victory, having won the first set 6-2. However, the […]

Tímea Babos

Hungarian Tennis Player Excluded from US Open

Sándor Laczkó
Sep 5, 2020

Hungary's Tímea Babos – along with doubles partner French Kristina Mladenovic – has been excluded from the ongoing US Open tennis tournament with the organizers citing coronavirus regulations. According to a statement by the US Tennis Association, "public health officials of Nassau County, N.Y., have issued quarantine notices for all individuals who had prolonged close […]

Hungary's Tímea Babos in WTA's Doubles Team of the Year

D&T
Dec 11, 2019

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has announced the Player Award Winners for 2019 and the recipients include Hungary's top female player, Tímea Babos who shares the Doubles Team of the Year title with France's Kristina Mladenovic. Their achievements this year included claiming back-to-back titles at the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup, followed by their second […]

The announcement of the Manager Open 2017 series | Sándor Laczkó

Manager Open 2017

D&T
Apr 20, 2017

It is for the 13th year that a national series of tennis tournaments for businesspeople takes place in Hungary. The Manager Open series starts in the northwestern city of Gyõr. It will be followed by eight more regional events and the final in Budapest.

Hungary's Zsombor Piros

Hungarian victory at the Australian Open

D&T
Jan 30, 2017

16-year-old Hungarian Zsombor Piros came from a set down to capture his first junior Grand Slam title, fighting from a set down to defeat Israeli Yshai Oliel 4-6 6-4 6-3 in the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Hungary's Dalma Gálfi at the 2015 US Open tennis tournament | usopen.org

Hungarian victory at the US Open

D&T
Sep 14, 2015

No. 2 seeded Dalma Gálfi of Hungary defeated No. 9 seed Sofia Kenin of the United States in the final of the junior girls' competition at the US Open tennis tournament. 17-year-old Gálfi is the first Hungarian to capture a title in the history of the US Open.

Dalma Gálfi (on the left) and Fanny Stollár

Hungarian girls triumph in Wimbledon

D&T
Jul 13, 2015

The third-seed Hungarian duo of Dalma Gálfi and Fanny Stollár won the Girls' Doubles event at the 2015 Wimbledon tennis tournament. Thus, they are the first ever to win a doubles title for Hungary at the All England Club in Wimbledon.

Rümai Tennis Academy a month before the 2013 WTA tennis tournament | by www.rta.hu

WTA tennis tournament held after thwarting flood

D&T
Jul 5, 2013

Despite various difficulties, the Hungarian Grand Prix international women’s tennis tournament takes place between July 8 and 14 at its traditional venue, the Római Tennis Academy in the northern part of the Hungarian capital.

Ágnes Szávay after winning the Budapest GP in 2010 | www.rta.hu

Injury forces Hungarian tennis star to retire

D&T
Feb 6, 2013

24-year-old Hungarian tennis player Ágnes Szávay, has announced her retirement from competitive tennis due to a vertebral injury she has long been suffering from. She hopes to capitalize on her experience in teaching tennis to children.

Tímea Babos and Jenô Márky | portrefoto.com

Tennis Budapest Grand Prix

D&T
Apr 18, 2012

The largest tennis event of the year in East-Central Europe, the Budapest Grand Prix international women’s tournament - with prize money of USD 220,000 - takes place this year from April 30 to May 5 in the Hungarian capital.

Archive photo: Tímea Babos at the 2011 Budapest Grand Prix | source: Római Tennis Academy

Hungarian teenager wins tennis tournament in Mexico

D&T
Feb 27, 2012

18-year-old Hungarian Tímea Babos won the USD 220,000 Monterrey WTA hard court tournament in Mexico by beating Romanian Alexandra Cadantu in two straight sets, 6-4, 6-4. This victory was Babos’s first title on the WTA Tour.

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