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2023 Davis Cup Final 8 draw decided

EIGHT teams remain in the 2023 Davis Cup hunt following the group stage of the Finals that occurred over the weekend. Following the qualification from that, the eight sides who made it through – the top two from each pool – now know their respective roads to the ultimate nation glory. World numbers ones Canada […]

Finland survives Davis Cup ‘Group of Death’ as Aussies advance

IN one of the most incredible stories, heavy underdog Finland secured its place in the 2023 Davis Cup Finals after surviving what was predicted to be a ‘Group of Death’ for the nation Coming up against Croatia, United States and Netherlands who are all considered heavyweights in the tournament, Finland seemed the obvious choice for […]

Djokovic joins in Margaret’s Court with 24th major

SERBIAN world number two Novak Djokovic has joined Margaret Court on a history-equalling 24 Grand Slams after defeating third seed Daniil Medvedev in a three-hour, 17-minute epic US Open final. Djokovic showed his class in a tough three-set contest, eventually taking home the chocolates, 6-3 7-6 6-3. “To make the history of this sport is […]

Daniil downs Demon in four-set contest

RUSSIAN third seed Daniil Medvedev came back from a disappointing first set to end the US Open hopes of Australian Alex de Minaur in their fourth round clash earlier today. The one-time Grand Slam winner denied Novak Djokovic a chance at a calendar Slam two years ago and is now just three wins away from […]

Svitolina secures third round spot with comeback win

UKRAINIAN Elina Svitolina fought back from a set down to knock off Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and reach the third round of the US Open. Svitolina went down 7-5 in the first set, but dug deep and came away from the match with a 5-7 6-4 6-4 victory in two hours and 47 minutes. In a […]

2023 US Open Day 1 Talking Points

A COUPLE of huge upsets have already gone down at Flushing Meadows as the US Open got underway with the opening day of action completing in the Australia early afternoon hours today. Some big seeds bowed out, others came from behind and there were no shortage of talking points. Masarova sinks Sakkari The biggest upset […]

Novak makes history with 23rd Slam

SERBIAN Novak Djokovic stands alone in history with the most men’s singles Grand Slam titles after winning his third Roland Garros trophy on the weekend. His 23rd major title moved him one clear of Rafael Nadal and three ahead of long-time rival now retired superstar Roger Federer. After overcoming world number one Carlos Alcaraz in […]

Ruud rolls Rune in Roland Garros quarters

FOR the second successive year, Norwegian Casper Ruud ousted Holger Rune in the Roland Garros quarter finals, surviving a mid-match comeback from the young Dane to win in two hours and 44 minutes. It looked to be a one-sided affair early when Ruud only dropped three games in the first two sets, but had to […]

No escape from Alcaraz for Tsitsipas

IT was brutal at its best, and clinical throughout as world number one Carlos Alcaraz tore apart Stefanos Tsitsipas in the quarter final at Roland Garos. The Spanish young gun who is hot favourite for the event, destroyed the 2021 finalist, dropping just three games in the first two sets, before requiring a little more […]

Rune rolls on after five-set epic

DANISH young gun Holger Rune is through to the quarter finals of Roland Garros after fending off a stern battle from Argentinian Francisco Cerundolo. The match lasted three hours and 59 minutes, and took until a 10-7 victory in the fifth set super tiebreak for Rune to be announced the winner and through to the […]

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