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Gauff ends unbeaten Pliskova run to reach Dubai quarters

YOUNG gun Coco Gauff overcame a frustrating moment with the chairperson and a set down against an in-form Karolina Pliskova to come from behind and win in three sets to advance to the quarter finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships. The third seed won 2-6 6-4 6-3 in an epic contest to bounce back from […]

Vekic stuns Sabalenka in Dubai shock

IT was the result few would have seen coming. Croatian Donna Vekic came from behind to upset world number two Aryna Sabalenka in three sets, 6-7 6-3 6-0 to advance through to the Round of 16 at the Dubai Tennis Championships. The win itself was an accomplishment, but the manner of which it was done […]

Swiatek’s triple treat in Doha

WORLD number one Iga Swiatek has completed a three-peat of trophies at the Qatar Open on Saturday, adding the 2024 title to her 2022 and 2023 achievements. The 7-6 6-2 victory over the red-hot Elena Rybakina made it 12 consecutive victories at the Doha event, and moved her head-to-head against the Kazakh back to 2-3. […]

Rybakina and Swiatek set up blockbuster Qatar final

GRAND Slam champions Elena Rybakina and Iga Swiatek will face off in the WTA 1000 Qatar Open final tomorrow after the in-form pair moved through to the decider in very different ways. Rybakina overcame Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-2 6-4 to reach the final, while Swiatek had a far easy route, receiving a walkover in the […]

Swiatek shuts down Vika in dominant win

WORLD number one Iga Swiatek showed little mercy for fellow Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka as the top seeded Pole stormed into the 2024 Qatar Open semi-finals overnight. Swiatek won 6-4 6-0 in just 75 minutes, winning the last nine games of the match. The turning point came in the seventh game where Azarenka lead […]

Hubi survives Lehecka scare in Rotterdam

AN EPIC third set tiebreaker saw fourth seed Hubert Hurkacz survive an almighty scare from Czech talent Jiri Lehecka to reach the Round of 16 at the ABN AMRO Open in Rotterdam. The pair went to back-to-back tiebreakers lasting 20 points apiece, before the Pole finally saluted, 6-3 6-7 7-6. In a match that lasted […]

Osaka earns breakthrough milestone in Doha

FORMER world number one Naomi Osaka earned back-to-back victories on the WTA Tour for the first time in almost two years overnight, defeating another former top 15 player in Petra Martic, 6-3 7-6. The Japanese star missed all of 2023 after giving birth to her daughter Shai, but is now into the Round of 16 […]

Sorana stuns Sakkari to reach Abu Dhabi quarters

A GOBSMACKING performance from Sorana Cirstea resulted in the Romanian world number 26 completely dismantling Greek third seed Maria Sakkari to reach the WTA 500 Abu Dhabi quarter finals overnight. Though Cirstea had a 2-1 head-to-head record over the top 10 talent, few could have seen the 33-year-old winning 6-2 6-1 in an hour and […]

Tour scoreboard: Shnaider takes out top seed in Thailand

RUSSIAN teenager Diana Shnaider bounced back from a forgettable second set to knock off top-seeded Pole, Magna Linette in the WTA 250 Thailand Open. The first round matchup was always a danger for Linette – the world number 56 – with the 108th ranked Russian having caused some big upsets in the past. In what […]

Seeds scattered on Uruguayan clay

IT was a brutal day on the Uruguayan clay at the Punta Del Este Challenger 75 event. Of the six seeds in action, just two survived their first round encounters, with two losing to qualifiers in an unpredictable second day of action. PUNTA DEL ESTE, URUGUAY: The much anticipated battle between two former top 20 […]

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