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Rybakina rolls past Collins in comeback win

TOP Abu Dhabi seed Elena Rybakina fought back from a set down to defeat American qualifier Danielle Collins and reach the quarter finals of the WTA 500 event. Taking on the powerful former Australian Open finalists and top 10 player, Rybakina found herself a set down before working her way back into it to salute, […]

Bublik regains Montpellier title in hard-fought win

HALF of Alexander Bublik‘s titles have now come from Montpellier after the world number 27 won his second trophy in three years at the Open Sud de France. The top-ranked Kazakh came back from a first set deficit to post a 5-7 6-2 6-3 victory in two hours and 18 minutes on Court Patrice Dominguez […]

Thiem overcomes raucous Irish crowd as Austria takes lead

IT was an atmosphere that Grand Slam champion Dominic Thiem was seldom used to, as he and his Austrian team faced off against surprise packets Ireland in Limerick for the Davis Cup World Group Qualifiers. The former world number three faced off against Irish world number 935 Michael Agwi in a thrilling contest, bouncing back […]

Polmans prises win after Haliak scare

AUSTRALIAN second seed Marc Polmans survived a huge scare against Belarusian world number 384 Mikalai Haliak to advance to the quarter finals at the Burnie International Challenger 75 event yesterday. After winning the first set and being in a good position in the second, Polmans dropped off which opened the door for Haliak, and the […]

Sinner finds way to heaven in Aus Open comeback

IT looked bleak for the best part of two and a half sets, but Italian fourth seed Jannik Sinner never gave in, and forced his way back from a two sets to love deficit to knock off third seed Daniil Medvedev and win his first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open last night. In […]

Straight sets Sabalenka does it again to claim crown

BELARUSIAN world number two Aryna Sabalenka successfully defended her Australian Open singles title last night, going back-to-back after a comprehensive 6-3 6-2 victory over 12th seed, Qinwen Zheng. In a performance that capped off her overall two weeks at Melbourne Park, Sabalenka did not look like dropping a set, instead securing her second crown in […]

Jamrichova completes dream Aus Open with title

SLOVAKIAN young gun Renata Jamrichova lived up to her top seed billing by taking home the 2024 Australian Open Junior Girls Singles crown. The 16-year-old proved too strong and consistent for local hope and sixth seed Emerson Jones, running out a 6-4 6-1 victory on Rod Laver Arena today. After a tight opening set that […]

Sinner stuns deflated Djoker in Aus Open upset

DESPITE the respective formlines during the Australian Open suggesting an upset could be on the cards, few could believe what had taken place after just 73 minutes on court yesterday afternoon. The greatest Australian Open champion of all time – Novak Djokovic – gunning for his 11th title won just three games in two sets […]

Junior Jones aims to emulate Barty Party

MELBOURNE Park might well reach fever pitch today when Australian Emerson Jones takes to Rod Laver Arena for the Junior Girls Singles final. The 15-year-old is the first Aussie girl to reach a Junior Grand Slam final since former world number one Ash Barty and the comparisons do not end there. The Queensland teenager took […]

Daniil digs deep to outlast Hurkacz

IT was a battle of epic proportions, but third seeded Russian Daniil Medvedev earned his place in the Australian Open semi-final with a five-set victory over Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz in three hours and 59 minutes. In a see-sawing match that was entertaining from the get-go, both players showed off their contrasting traits to get the […]

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