Ashleigh Matosevic

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WTA Tour Player Focus: Paula Badosa

SPANIARD Paula Badosa is rapidly becoming one of the WTA Tours’ brightest names. Recently crowned as victorious at this years’ Indian Wells tournament, the 23-year-old has enjoyed a meteoric rise going from a rank of 70 to a career-high of 13 in less than a year. Originally hailing from Begur, Spain, Badosa has garnered comparisons […]

ATP Tour midweek update: Tsitsipas sent packing amidst stunning upsets

THE goods were delivered over in Russia for the St. Petersburg Open. From 16 names to eight, the competition is so far anyone’s game, as a number of top seeded players were sent packing following shock losses. Fourth-seed Aslan Karatsev’s demise came as a result of a brutal defeat by Australian John Millman. The world […]

WTA tour midweek update: Raducanu, Halep among stellar standouts

THE WTA Tour has heated up this week, as big wins and a top-seed loss were the talk of the town at the Transylvania Open and Courmayeur Ladies Open. Top-seeded players were unstoppable in Romania as their stellar performances helped launch them through to the quarterfinals. Among the impressive performers was US Open champion Emma […]

ATP Tour Player Focus: Felix Auger-Aliassime

SINCE the early days of his career, predictions of greatness have been hot on the tail of Montreal born Felix Auger-Aliassime. A junior career encompassed by a ranking of number two, a French Open final appearance, and a US Open junior title win at the age of 15 ignited discussion of future stardom for Auger-Aliassime. […]

ATP Tour weekly title wrap: Sinner surges as Karatsev stands tall

THE race towards next month’s Nitto ATP Finals has ramped up with the conclusion of two tournaments that saw two superstars bring out explosive performances to take out title wins. It was a day to remember at the office for top-seeded players as Italian powerhouse Jannik Sinner surged through his match at the European Open […]

WTA Tour weekly title wrap: Kontaveit and Li salute

THE VTB Kremlin Cup and Tenerife Ladies Open delivered spectacular viewing, as the two tournaments concluded over the weekend. In Moscow, Estonian Anett Kontaveit produced a come-from-behind win for the ages to secure her third title of the season. Whilst in Spain, a battle between two future stars of the game saw American Ann Li […]

ATP Tour Midweek Update: Top seeds stumble at Kremlin Cup and European Open

BIG names were out in full force as the VTB Kremlin Cup continued on its seventh day. The five games played didn’t disappoint with each match putting on a show to remember. Across the pond in Antwerp, Belgium, surprise defeats saw the European Cup tournament heat up. VTB Kremlin Cup Following on from his Kremlin […]

WTA Tour Midweek Update: Kremlin Cup and Tenerife Ladies Open impress

THE number of contenders in the VTB Kremlin Cup continues to narrow down, as the remaining players put on a dominant display in Russia. Three top-seeded players advanced to the next stage, whilst a surprise retirement of a match amidst the action of day five of the cup. Meanwhile at the Tenerife Ladies Open, a […]

WTA Tour wrap: Mixed bag as Round of 32 continues

Tennis fans were in for a treat as Prague, Budapest and Lausanne continued to hold an array of games for the ongoing WTA tournaments. At the Livesport Prague event a number of top seeds continued their dominance, while at the Hungarian Grand Prix a quick end ensued for a Hungarian superstar. In Prague, Australian Storm […]

WTA Tour Wrap: Kerber fights on to record win as Barty claims all-Australian battle

IT was a quarter-final to remember at The Championships that included a historic matchup between two Australian powerhouses and a previous title-holder who continued to impress on the grass court. As four players look to uphold their Wimbledon dream in the upcoming semi-finals, the quarter-finals showed that it is still anybody’s game. Angelique Kerber was […]

WTA Tour Wrap: Tomlijanovic to face Barty as Raducanu retires

THE eighth day of Wimbledon saw a mixed bag of wins, each game never failing to surprise and delight tennis fans. Although a rising star of the game retired from her match due to medical reasons, all other games were played out to the end as eight players remain in the Wimbledon singles draw. Britain’s […]

WTA Tour Wrap: Williams stuns as she pulls out of Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON saw yet another injury blow with Serena Williams making a shock exit on the second day of the tournament. An injury sustained during her battle with Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich proved too much for the eighth ranked champion, who was visibly distressed following the unfortunate incident. Amidst her match against Sasnovich, 39-year-old Williams had to […]

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