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Raducanu rolls in Eastbourne second round

LOCAL young gun and US Open champion Emma Raducanu kick-started her Rothesay International campaign off with a convincing 6-4 6-0 domination of another US Open winner Sloane Stephens. Both players have had similar troubles since breaking out with a major win, with Raducanu’s unheard of race from qualifier to Grand Slam champion particularly a tough […]

Niemeier makes most of second chance to upset Sakkari

GERMAN lucky loser Jule Niemeier has won in front of her home fans, grinding out a two-and-a-half-hour marathon victory over top 10 talent Maria Sakkari in Bad Homburg. The world number 96 ripped open the WTA 500 draw with a win over the top seed, defeating Sakkari in a come-from-behind win, 2-6 6-2 7-6 in […]

Pegula survives thriller to win in Berlin

IT was a rocky match for world number five Jessica Pegula, but the American survived to pull through against 24th ranked Russian Anna Kalinskaya and secure her first WTA Tour title of the year. Pegula came back from a set down and five championship points down to win in three sets, 6-7 6-4 7-6 in […]

Sinner salutes in first title as world number one

ITALIAN young gun Jannik Sinner did not let the pressure of being the newly crowned world number one get to him as the top seed claimed the ATP 500 title in Halle overnight. The Australian Open champion showed he is just as impressive on grass, having to fight past a determined Hubert Hurkacz to win […]

Around the Tour: Draper downs defending champ

TOP-RANKED Brit Jack Draper produced the biggest upset of his career by downing world number two and defending champion Carlos Alcaraz at the Cinch Championships in London overnight. Draper won in a tight two-set contest 7-6 6-3 to put Alcaraz spot at number two in the world in threat ahead of Wimbledon. Prior to the […]

Alcaraz escapes to secure Roland Garros crown

SPANISH young Carlos Alcaraz has become the youngest male player to win a Grand Slam on all three surfaces after defeating opponent Alexander Zverev in an epic five-set contest overnight. Coming back from two sets to one down, Alcaraz only dropped thee games in the last two sets to win in four hours and 19 […]

Alcaraz survives thriller to reach Roland Garros final

SPANISH young gun Carlos Alcaraz is through to the 2024 Roland Garros final after surviving an epic battle against Jannik Sinner in the latest chapter of the duo’s story. Alcaraz won in an epic four-hour and nine-minute clash, coming back from two sets to one down to win, 2-6 6-3 3-6 6-4 6-3 in a […]

Paolini powers into first Grand Slam final

ITALIAN surprise packet Jasmine Paolini will enter the top 10 on Monday after reaching the 2024 Roland Garros women’s singles final. The 28-year-old by her own admission was a little late to finding her peak form, but now the Italian is one win away from becoming a Grand Slam champion. Overnight, Paolini stormed past giant-killing […]

Andreeva stuns Sabalenka to reach Roland Garros semis

TEENAGE star Mirra Andreeva became the youngest Roland Garros semi-finalist in 27 years overnight with a massive upset of world number two and reigning finalist Aryna Sabalenka. The Belarussian struggled physically throughout the match, but Andreeva still played fantastic tennis, winning in a tough three-setter, 6-7 6-4 6-4 on Court Philippe-Chartrier. The Russian world number […]

Money for Jam-richova as top seed reaches quarters

SLOVAKIAN junior star Renata Jamrichova is through to the Roland Garros Round of 16 after a strong straight sets win over Czech Lucie Urbanova overnight. Though the world number one junior dropped her opening match first set, she has since won four on the trot to move into the third round. In her win over […]

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