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ATP Tour wrap: Zverev downs Rublev for W&S Open title as Winston-Salem begins

A HUGE final between two in-form players was always set to be a blockbuster, as third seed Alexander Zverev and fourth seed Andrey Rublev shaped up in a massive contest for the Western and Southern Open title in Cincinnati. Despite Rublev’s best efforts, Zverev was too good claiming a swift 6-2 6-3 result to be done and […]

ATP Tour wrap: Rublev wins all-Russian clash as Zverev holds off Tsitsipas

A COUPLE of epic Western and Southern Open semi-finals took place in Cincinnati with the ATP Tour 1000 finalists decided following three-set wins to the two lower seeds. All top four seeds made their way into the semis, but then it was the third and fourth seeds who took the chocolates over their top two […]

ATP Tour wrap: Top four seeds win through to blockbuster Cincinnati semis

IT might not be the ‘Big Three’, but the next generation of ATP Tour stars were able to earn spots in the Western and Southern Open semi-finals after wins in their respective quarter finals overnight. The top four seeds in Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev and Andrey Rublev all won in their respective matches […]

ATP Tour wrap: Monfils notches up 500th win in rare Cincinnati upset

ENIGMATIC Frenchman Gael Monfils has become the eleventh player and just the second Frenchman to notch up 500 wins, when he took down Australian 14th seed Alex de Minaur in Cincinnati today. Monfils won 6-3 7-5 to advance through to the third round of the tournament, one of only two unseeded players to knock off […]

ATP Tour wrap: Schwartzman and Sinner celebrate birthday wins as W&S Open gets underway

THE Western and Southern Open has started with a bang, as the Round of 64 got underway. Four of the day’s five seeds prevailed as  mixed bag of results shaped up in a rain-filled day in Cincinnati. It was a big day in more ways than one for freshly 20-year-old Jannik Sinner, as the Italian left […]

Djoker comes from behind to post 23rd straight win in 2020

NOVAK Djokovic is clearly the only person winning in the world that is 2020, with the world number one claiming a remarkable 23rd straight win this year on his way to a second Career Golden Masters. If becoming the only playing in history to win all nine ATP Masters 1000 titles was not enough, then […]

Raonic outlasts Krajinovic in epic three-set thriller

MILOS Raonic has come from a set and a break down to hold on and then secure victory against a determined Filip Krajinovic in the Western & Southern Open today. Moving through to the final four, the big serving Canadian had to fight back from a 6-4 5-4 deficit with his opponent serving for the […]

Struff holds off Goffin in hot conditions

GERMAN talent Jan-Lennard Stuff remains a threat for the world’s best ATP Tour players as seventh seed David Goffin found out during today’s Western & Southern Open Round of 16 match. The world number 32 hit 35 winners – including to break in the deciding set – on his way to an impressive 6-4 3-6 […]

Krajinovic stuns “horrible” Thiem in straight sets smashing

DOMINIC Thiem is out of the 2020 Western & Southern Open after falling in a performance that he himself described as “horrible”, losing in just over an hour to Serbian, Filip Krajinovic. The Austrian second seed won just three games against Krajinovic in a 6-2 6-1 loss. The world number 32 is far from a […]

Mertens flexes muscles as top seed Pliskova has shock exit

ELISE Mertens has had a stunning opening round win at the Western & Southern Open, while number one seed Karolina Pliskova had a shock round one exit and Ons Jabeur and Vera Zvonareva have defied terrible opening sets to advance through on day four of the WTA Tour competition. Meanwhile the ATP Tour tournament saw the first […]

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