Tennis: Nishioka gets 1st post-hiatus win in Rome

Yoshihito Nishioka, the No. 2 men’s player in Japan, earned his first win since the resumption of professional tennis following a six-month break due to the coronavirus pandemic at the Italian Open on Tuesday.Nishioka, ranked 50th in the world, beat Serbia’s Miomir KecManovic 6-4, 6-1 in the first round and spoiled the 39th-ranked Serbian’s chance at back-to-back titles after he won his first ATP tour title at the Generali Open in Kitzbuehel, Austria, last week.”Coming after the tour resumed, this first win is especially big,” said Nishioka, who will next face Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria.”I’ve…

Read More

HEDGE accordingly