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Fans treated to escape from Alcaraz

A FOUR and a half hour epic battle saw an escape from Carlos Alcaraz, who fought back from a two sets to one deficit against fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the second round of Roland Garros yesterday. The rising star and sixth seed is one of the favourites at the tournament, and a player seemingly […]

Swan-Tsong(a) for Jo-Wilfred at Roland Garros as favourites make it through

UNLIKE the first two days of the 2022 French Open, day three was not as much of a bloodbath for the favourites. Unfortunately for fan favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, day three meant an end to his illustrious career. Despite the warm reception he got pre match out on Philippe Chatrier, he was no match for eighth […]

Big names continue to fall at Roland Garros

DAY 2 at French Open 2022 saw more big names continue to fall at Roland Garros. The biggest casualty of the second day was reigning women’s champion Barbora Krejcikova, who was undone by world number 97 Diane Parry. The win was Parry’s first at Roland Garros, and it was a maiden win to remember, with […]

Not Ons song, Jabeur’s shock loss in Paris

IT was the result no one saw coming, but world number 56 Magda Linette pulled off a massive day one upset in Roland Garros, defeating tournament second favourite Ons Jabeur in three nail-biting sets. Jabeur was heavy favourite in the contest, having won more clay court matches this season than anyone else, and reached finals […]

Italy dumps France from BJK Cup Finals

IN a huge upset, Italy has taken down world number two France in the Billie Jean King (BJK) Cup Qualifiers to ensure their place in the Finals for the first time. France, who won as recently as 2019 – which is only two tournaments ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic – will not compete in […]

Number one done as defending champ advances

DEFENDING champion Hubert Hurkacz‘s quest to retain his Miami Open title continues, after he upset the tournament’s number one seed Daniil Medvedev today. After winning the first set in a tie breaker, the Pole won the second a little easier to take out the match in straight sets, 7-67, 6-3. Hurkacz served a whopping five […]

Upsets continue as Ruud knocks out Zverev

THE Quarter Finals continued at the Miami Open overnight, and on a day where a number of players had to retire hurt, there was also a massive upset as the sixth seed Casper Ruud knocked out the second seed Alexander Zverev, denying the German a chance at his first title of the season. After Ruud […]

Alcaraz upsets Tsitsipas to progress to the quarters

IN one of the matches of the season, Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz has beaten world number five Stefanos Tsitsipas in the fourth round at Miami 7-5, 6-3. Alcaraz is having a stellar season, and his latest win continues that run. He now moves to a 15-2 record for the season, and he is now one win […]

Tsitsipas pacifies Demon to reach Round of 16

GREEK star Stefanos Tsitsipas has reached the fourth round of the 2022 ATP Masters 1000 Miami Open after defeating Australian 25th seed Alex de Minaur. The third seed won in straight sets 6-4 6-3, to join the other top two seeds in the Round of 16. Of the last two day’s play, only three unseeded […]

Seeds advance in one-sided day of action

IT was a very one-sided day of WTA Masters 1000 action in Miami, as all eight seeds who completed their matches advanced, and only one – Victoria Azarenka, who retired hurt – failed to advance to the fourth round. In that contest, unseeded teenager Linda Fruhvirtova continued her remarkable run after earning a wildcard into […]

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