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Around the Tour: Demon hits roadblock as Rublev rolled

AFTER celebrating his second ATP Tour title of the year just two days earlier, Australian Alex de Minaur fell to Italian Lorenzo Musetti in the first round of the Cinch Championships in London. The new world number seven looked to be cruising after the first set with a 6-1 triumph, before Musetti found his rhythm […]

Demon lives up to top seed status with title

AUSTRALIAN Alex de Minaur‘s first ever tournament as a top seed ended in the best possible way with the Top 10 player taking out the Libema Open at ‘s-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands. The Aussie defeated American Sebastian Korda in straight sets 6-2 6-4 in 94 minutes to take out the ATP 250 event and kick […]

Top seed Demon dashes into second round

TOURNAMENT favouritism did nothing to distract top seeded Australian Alex de Minaur at ‘s-Hertogenbosch, winning in a tight straight sets match over Belgian Zizou Bergs. For the first time in his career, de Minaur was the number one seed, and he did well against a plucky Bergs, winning 7-5 6-4 to reach the quarter finals […]

Around the Tour: Osaka breaks grass drought

FORMER world number one Naomi Osaka cruised to her first win on grass court since the 2019 Birmingham Classic, taking care of Belgian Elise Mertens at the Libema Open. Osaka won 6-2 6-4 at the ‘s-Hertogenbosch event in the Netherlands, needing 69 minutes to knock off the 32nd ranked Belgian. Holding a wildcard at the […]