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Russia sets up Croatia decider with win over Germany

RUSSIA has cemented its spot in the 2021 Davis Cup decider after defeating Germany 2-1 in the semi-final overnight. The Russians wrapped up the tie without dropping a set in the singles, before getting court time into their other players saw the doubles go ahead, but the experienced German doubles pairing taking the win. Led […]

Croatia books final spot, eliminates Novak’s Serbia

CROATIA’S world class doubles pairing has cemented the nation’s spot in the 2021 Davis Cup Finals after defeating Serbia in the semi-final. The result proved the importance of a specialist doubles pairing at the event, taking out the deciding tie despite the opposition having world number one singles player Novak Djokovic. Despite Djokovic doing all […]

WTA pulls tournaments from China and Hong Kong

THE WTA has taken the extraordinary step in pulling all of its tournaments out of China and Hong Kong, in response to the continuing saga surrounding Chinese star Shuai Peng. China was due to be the host of several tournaments in 2022, including the WTA Tour Finals. This move is in response to the continuing […]

Russia clean-sweeps Sweden to book Davis Cup semis spot

RUSSIA has reached the semi-finals of the 2021 Davis Cup Finals after cleaning up against Sweden overnight. One of the tournament favourites, they won 2-0 and had no need for a doubles decider, with Andrey Rublev and Daniil Medvedev securing wins in their respective matches. Sweden came in as one of only two second placed […]

2022 WTA Tour Players to Watch: Amanda Anisimova

NEXT up in our 2022 WTA Tour Players to Watch series is Amanda Anisimova. After an emotionally affected few years, 2022 might be the year she returns to the form she showed in 2019. If you look back to the 2019 season, Anisimova was on the rise in the tennis world. She won her first […]

Djoker card: Serbia pulls off narrow Davis Cup win

SERBIA is through to the Davis Cup Finals last four after pulling off a nail-biting win over Kazakhstan in the quarter finals overnight. Led by world number one Novak Djokovic, Serbia came back from losing the first singles match, to posting back-to-back wins and advancing through the knockout tie to set up a clash with […]

2022 WTA Tour Players to Watch: Marta Kostyuk

UKRAINIAN teenager Marta Kostyuk snuck into the WTA Tour’s Top 50 last month, reaching her career-high ranking after a memorable season. The European young gun has been a name that has kept popping up over the last few seasons as a prodigy, so it would be easy to forget that she is only 19-years-old. Starting […]

No Zverev? No worries, Germany reach Davis Cup semis

GERMANY might not have top-ranked star Alexander Zverev, but the European nation has now reached the final four of the Davis Cup finals. In what was a fitting end to the tie against Great Britain, the German doubles pairing of Kevin Krawietz and Tim Puetz won in two tiebreakers, coming from behind to win the […]

2022 WTA Tour Players to Watch: Ann Li

AMERICAN Ann Li is next up in our 2022 WTA Tour Players to Watch, after having an impressive 2021 season which featured her maiden title at the recent Tenerife Ladies Open. She finished with a 25-14 win-loss record and claimed her WTA 250 title with a straight sets win over Maria Camila Osorio Serrano. >> […]

Croatia topple Italy in Davis Cup quarter final

CROATIA is through to the semi-finals of the 2021 Davis Cup Finals after defeating Italy in Turin overnight. The Croatians sealed the deal courtesy of their number one doubles combination in the deciding match, after Borna Gojo produced a huge upset to defeat Lorenzo Sonego in three sets. Facing a straight sets exit, Jannik Sinner […]

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