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Zverev claims Rome crown

GERMAN Alexander Zverev is officially fourth in the world today after winning his sixth ATP Masters 1000 crown, defeating Chilean Nicolas Jarry in the final overnight. The third seed accounted for the 21st seed in straight sets, 6-4 7-5 on Sunday to secure his second Rome International title. The victory over Jarry saw Zverev rise […]

Swiatek lifts Rome crown for the third time

WORLD number one Iga Swiatek has taken out the 2024 WTA 1000 Rome International with a strong straight sets win over the next best players in the world, Aryna Sabalenka. The top seeded Pole won 6-2 6-3 in an hour and 29 minutes to win her third title in the Italian capital from the past […]

Zverev denies all-Chilean final with comeback win

GERMAN Alexander Zverev is through to the 2024 Rome International Masters final after ending the run of Chilean Alejandro Tabilo and denying the chance at a first-ever all-Chile final at ATP 1000 level. The world number five has the chance to leapfrog Daniil Medvedev if he wins, having come back from a terrible first set […]

Red-Hot Chile Peppers Rome semis

FOR the first time in ATP Tour history, there will be double the Chilean spice on Rome Masters semi-finals day following Nicolas Jarry‘s incredible upset win over Stefanos Tsitsipas. The top ranked Chilean joined his compatriot and second ranked player from his nation, Alejandro Tabilo in the final four, marking the first time two players […]

Red-hot Tabilo continues dream run

CHILEAN 26-year-old Alejandro Tabilo‘s incredible run at the 2024 Rome International Masters ATP 1000 event is not done yet after the 29th seed defeated China’s Zhizhen Zhang in the quarter finals of the event. Both players were not expected to reach that far, but with Tabilo’s shock upset of world number one Novak Djokovic, it […]

Greek gun slays Demon to reach Rome quarters

GREEK sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas was not mucking around at Rome overnight, dismantling Australian ninth seed Alex de Minaur in a speedy hour to reach the quarter finals of the ATP 1000 Masters event. Tsitsipas won 6-1 6-2 over de Minaur to make it a whopping 11-1 head-to-head advantage against the fellow Top 10’er. Since […]

Sabs back from the brink to down Svitolina

FACING three match points, world number two Aryna Sabalenka found a way to win against Elina Svitolina in Rome last night, reaching the quarter finals of the WTA 1000 event. Two-time winner Svitolina looked in control late in the deciding set when having two match points in the 12th game, before having another chance leading […]

Tabilo topples Djoker in Rome romp

PRODUCING the biggest performance of his ATP Tour career, Chilean Alejandro Tabilo used all of his clay court abilities to storm into the fourth round with a dominant win over world number one, Novak Djokovic. The 29th seed won eight of the first 10 games to go a set and a break up, and was […]

‘Clayomi’ crashes Kasatkina party to reach Rome fourth round

A TIDAL wave of momentum is swelling behind former number one Naomi Osaka as her return to the WTA Tour continues to build steam. For just the third time in her illustrious career – which included four Grand Slam titles – Osaka has won three straight matches on clay, a surface that has always troubled […]

Kecmanovic overcomes Ruud bagel

SERBIAN Miomir Kecmanovic pushed through back problems and getting bagelled in the first set to find a way to win against fifth seed Casper Ruud in Rome overnight. The world number 58 stared down the barrel of a one-sided loss when losing the first set 6-0, but after a medical timeout in the fifth game, […]

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