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Demon delights, defends Acapulco crown

IN-FORM Australian Alex de Minaur moved back inside the Top 10 on the ATP Tour rankings after successfully defending his crown at Acapulco on the weekend. Having won at the Mexican event 12 months ago, de Minaur stepped up to the plate again, winning the final against Casper Ruud in straight sets, 6-4 6-4. The […]

Altmaier stuns top seed compatriot in Mexico

GERMAN world number 57 Daniel Altmaier has caused a massive first round boilover in the ATP 500 Abierto Mexicano Telcel yesterday. In a match that lasted two hours and 27 minutes, Altmaier took down top seed and countryman Alexander Zverev in three sets, 6-3 3-6 6-3. Though Zverev lead the head-to-head 2-0 coming into the […]

ATP Tour wrap: Zverev breaks five-game losing streak against Tsitsipas for Acapulco title

ALEXANDER Zverev has finally toppled nemesis Stefanos Tsitsipas to claim the Abierto Mexicano title in Acapulco yesterday. The top two seeds reached the final of the event, and the number one seed in Greek talent Tsitsipas held a 5-1 record against the German. It had been three years since Zverev triumphed in a match over […]

ATP Tour wrap: Karatsev wins maiden title; top two seeds book Acapulco final

A MAIDEN title-winner was crowned in Dubai with victory over a qualifier in the final, as the top two seeds in Acapulco made their way through to the final. Russian wildcard Aslan Karatsev‘s remarkable start to 2021 has continued with the Australian Open semi-finalist claiming his maiden ATP Tour title with victory in the final […]

ATP Tour wrap: Karatsev and Harris stun seeds for Dubai final as Musetti reaches Acapulco semis

STUNNING upsets in both Dubai and Acapulco have set up some huge semis and quarter finals respectively, with two of the top three ranked players in Dubai out in penultimate stage of the tournament. Russian wildcard Aslan Karatsev‘s season just keeps getting better and better with the 27-year-old excitement machine stunning highly ranked compatriot Andrey […]

ATP Tour wrap: Qualifiers continue runs in Dubai and Acapulco

THE two ATP 500 events in Dubai and Acapulco provided some surprising upsets, as well as some come-from-behind wins as we recap the day’s action. The top two remaining seeds continued their straight-sets run into the semi-finals, joining the two surprise packets in the semi-finals of the 2021 ATP Dubai Tennis Championships. Second seed Andrey […]

ATP Tour wrap: Seeds begin to fall in Dubai, as Musetti upsets Schwartzman in Acapulco

IT was a horror day for the seeds in Dubai’s ATP 500 event, but not so bad for the ones at Acapulco, though one diminutive Argentinian Top 10 talent fell to an Italian qualifier. Unseeded players at the Dubai Tennis Championships began to get their revenge on the seed’s who dominated the previous day’s play, […]

ATP Tour wrap: Harris stuns Thiem in Dubai

THERE was plenty to unpack in the ATP Tour over the past 24 hours with some massive upsets in Dubai, and the Abierto Mexicano kicked off in Acapulco. In Dubai, Lloyd Harris has caused the upset of the day with a straight sets win over top seed Dominic Thiem. The US Open reigning champion automatically […]