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Zverev claims maiden ATP Finals trophy

GERMAN Alexander Zverev turned the tables on Russian second seed Daniil Medvedev after a loss earlier in the week, to knock off the world number two and claim his maiden ATP Finals trophy. Having advanced through to the semi-finals despite a loss to Medvedev in the group stage, Zverev fought past world number one Novak […]

2021 ATP Finals wrap: Zverev sets up Medvedev rematch

GERMAN third seed Alexander Zverev has set up an ATP Finals decider with second seed Russian Daniil Medvedev after upsetting world number one Novak Djokovic in the night semi-final. Zverev fought through three sets to turn the tables against Djokovic for the second time in a major semi-final, having defeated him at the Tokyo Olympics. […]

2021 ATP Finals wrap: Round 3 – Zverev, Ruud complete final four

NORWEGIAN Casper Ruud has stunned fifth seed Russian Andrey Rublev in the deciding match to reach the ATP Finals semi-finals, completing the four successful qualifiers to the knockout stage. Ruud joined world number one Novak Djokovic from Green Group, while German Alexander Zverev secured his spot alongside Daniil Medvedev. Red Group Russian second seed Mededev […]

2021 ATP Finals wrap: Round 2 – Djoker, Daniil secure semis spots

TWO of the ATP Finals semi-finalists have been determined after two rounds of action, with the top two in the world qualifying through to the last four in Turin, Italy. World number one Novak Djokovic and world number two Daniil Medvedev have already booked their spots in the next stage with a round to go, […]

2021 ATP Finals wrap: Round 1 – Berrettini injury sours opening round

A SEASON-ENDING injury to Italian Matteo Berrettini has soured an otherwise entertaining first round of action at the 2021 ATP Finals in Turin, Italy. The sixth seed went down with an abdominal injury early in the second set against Alexander Zverev. Losing the first set in a tiebreaker 9-7, Berrettini had to stop play and […]

ATP Cup & 250 wraps: Maiden title wins headline the ATP Cup and Great Ocean Road Open

IT was a big day of ATP action as the final day of play got underway in the ATP Cup, Murray River Open and Great Ocean Road Open. Russia got the job done against Italy while Jannik Sinner and Daniel Evans took out the title in the Great Ocean Road Open and Murray River Open […]

2021 ATP Cup preview: Serbia

THE top seed at the 2021 ATP Cup comes as no surprise, with Serbia expected to lead the charge for the second straight year and three of the 2020 champion team back again in 2021. As the team to beat, Serbia will look to build on impressive form across the board last year and look […]

2021 ATP Cup preview: Russia

WHEN it comes to nations that have plenty of potential, there is no doubt Russia’s ATP Cup side will be a force to be reckoned with. Impressive seasons across the board over an interrupted 2020 will do Russia plenty of favours, although a doubles combination of an unknown quantity could throw things into question. TEAM: […]

2021 ATP Cup preview: Japan

ELIGIBLE to participate in the 2021 ATP Cup courtesy of Kei Nishikori‘s protected ranking, Japan enters the tournament as clear underdogs alongside Greece. The Asian nation might not have the elite talent Greece has in Stefanos Tsitsipas, but the overall team is better rounded and might yield more consistent results. TEAM: Kei Nishikori Yoshihito Nishioka […]

Medvedev wins his first ATP Finals title

WORLD number four Daniil Medvedev has won the first ATP Finals of his career, defeating world number three Dominic Thiem in the decider. Medvedev came into the match in form, having won nine consecutive matches including six in a row against the world’s top ten. This streak continued on Monday morning, as Medvedev won 77 […]

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