Peter Williams

Peter founded the Bound For Glory News Rising Stars program in 2012, and Draft Central in 2016, having followed the male and female footballing pathways for over a decade.

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Rafa rolls into Bastad quarters

CLAYCOURT star Rafael Nadal has reached the last eight of an ATP Tour tournament for the first time since January after an impressive straight sets defeat of Brit Cameron Norrie, 6-4 6-4. Nadal overcame a 1-4 deficit in the second set to win the last five games of the match and book his place in […]

Thaigo’s trump top seeds in Bastad

IT was a good day to be a ‘Thaigo’ in Bastad as both Thiago Agustin Tirante and Thiago Monteiro produced tournament-defining wins on Wednesday at the ATP 250 Nordea Open in Bastad. World number 121 Tirante took out top seed and world number eight Andrey Rublev, while Brazilian Monteiro proved too good for clay court […]

Opelka makes winning return at Newport

AFTER almost two years out of the ATP Tour, American powerful server Reilly Opelka made a successful return in his home nation, winning in three sets over Frenchman, Constant Lestienne. Handed a wildcard at the Newport ATP 250 event, Opelka had some serious ups and downs in the first two sets before closing it out […]

Budkov Kjaer breaks Norwegian drought

TEENAGE Norwegian prodigy Nicolai Budkov Kjaer has become the first player from his nation to win a Grand Slam title after the 17-year-old defeated Dutchman Mees Rottgering in the junior boys singles Wimbledon final overnight. Though top 10 talent Casper Ruud has come close a couple of times on the ATP Tour, Budkov Kjaer is […]

Future star Jamrichova wins second Slam

SLOVAKIAN wunderkind Renata Jamrichova dashed Aussie hopes for the second time in 2024, defeating Emerson Jones in the Wimbledon junior girls singles final to cement her place as one of the stars of the future. Ranked number two in the world, Jamrichova added the Wimbledon title to her Australian Open trophy from earlier this year, […]

Alcaraz claims fourth Grand Slam title

SPANISH young gun Carlos Alcaraz has quickly moved up to third overall on the most Grand Slams by an active player after winning his second consecutive Wimbledon title in straight sets over the man with the most, Novak Djokovic. In a simply sensational performance where Alcaraz played as well as Djokovic did badly – a […]

Defending champ Alcaraz overcomes Medvedev to reach decider

REIGNING Wimbledon champion Carlos Alcaraz is through to another All England club final after defeating Russian Daniil Medvedev in a come-from-behind four-set win over night. After dropping the first set in a tiebreaker, Alcaraz got back on track to win in just under three hours, 6-7 6-3 6-4 6-4. The Spanish third seed needed two […]

Musetti magic end Fritz final hopes

ITALIAN Lorenzo Musetti will head into the Wimbledon semi-finals as the clear underdog, with the 25th seed winning through to the final four after ousting American Taylor Fritz in five sets. Musetti is the only player in the semi-finals outside the top five, and will face seven-time Wimbledon winner Novak Djokovic for a spot in […]

Meddy magic ends Sinner’s Slam shot

FIFTH seed Daniil Medvedev managed to overcome a red-hot Jannik Sinner in an epic four-hour Wimbledon quarter final to reach the last four of the grasscourt Grand Slam. The Russian needed to pull out all the tricks against the world number one who was albeit under the weather with illness, eventually winning 6-7 6-4 7-6 […]

Taylor made for the big stage

AMERICAN Taylor Fritz is through to the quarter finals of Wimbledon after an enormous come from behind five-set win over a hampered Alexander Zverev in a three and a half hour thriller overnight. The 13th seed trailed two sets to love against the fourth seed German, but found a way to take full advantage and […]

Alcaraz “unbelievable” in hard-fought win

SPANISH world number three Carlos Alcaraz was made to work for it by Frenchman Ugo Humbert in four sets across three hours, but eventually came away with the day seven win on Centre Court at Wimbledon to reach the quarter finals. Alcaraz had to dig deep after the 16th seed produced some lights out tennis […]

Brilliant Badosa evicts Kasatkina’s bakery

AFTER three bagels in four sets and only losing three games in the other set, no one on Court 3 was expecting Russian Daria Kasatkina to come away with anything other than a win against the talented, but inconsistent Paula Badosa. However in a match that lasted two hours and 51 minutes – well longer […]

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