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Newport Beach Challenger: Brengle and Kwiatkowski win maiden Challenger titles

IT was party time for the home town crowd at Newport Beach, with a couple of Americans saluting in the Newport Beach Challenger WTA and ATP finals. Madison Brengle got up in three sets over fellow 29-year-old Stefanie Voegele, while Thai-Son Kwiatkowski defeated Daniel Elahi Galan in much easier circumstances. Women’s: The fifth seed American […]

Djokovic finds a way to take home his eighth Aus Open crown

IT was not as smooth as many had predicted for the seven-time Australian Open champion, but Novak Djokovic dug deep to take home his eighth crown with a five-set win over Dominic Thiem last night. The new world number one had to fight back from a two sets to one deficit, eventually winning 6-4 4-6 […]

2020 Open Sud de France preview: Youth and experience to go head-to-head in Montpellier

OF all the three 250k events over the week, Montpellier’s Open Sud de France is set to be the biggest of the lot with a raft of top 20 players leading the charge in what will be a competitive event in the first week of February. FAVOURITE: Gael Monfils After opting to play in his […]

Newport Beach Challenger: Semi-finals results – Experience reigns supreme in women’s draw as upsets occur in men’s draw

A COUPLE of 29-year-olds have wound back the clock to topple their younger opponents and book a spot in the Newport Beach WTA Challenger final. United States’ Madison Brengle and Switzerland’s Stefanie Voegele both won through to the deciding match of the tournament after straight sets wins in their respective matches. Meanwhile in the men’s […]

Kenin crowned Aus Open champion with come-from-behind win

SOFIA Kenin has become the latest Australian Open champion at just 21-years-old after downing Garbine Muguruza in a come-from-behind victory last night. The American took two hours and three minutes to finally bask in glory, but it was worth the wait, with the 14th seed American downing the 26-year-old Spaniard, 4-6 6-2 6-2. The two-time […]

Australian Open: Men’s Final preview – Dominic Thiem vs. Novak Djokovic

A 16-TIME Grand Slam winner will look to add his eighth Australian Open title when world number two, Novak Djokovic heads out onto Rod Laver Arena on Sunday to take on Austrian world number five, Dominic Thiem. FOR MORE TENNIS CONTENT THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, JOIN OUR TENNIS FACEBOOK GROUP Age: 26 | 32 Height: 185cm […]

2020 Cordoba Open preview: Will Londero beat highly fancied compatriots for back-to-back titles?

THE first clay court event of the year kicks off in Cordoba, Argentina from February 3-9, with a 28-player field battling it out in the 250 event. It is only the second time the even has been played, with Juan Ignacio Londero winning in his home country over fellow Argentinian, Guido Pella in three sets. […]

Newport Beach Challenger: Quarter finals review – Brengle knocks off top seed, Pegula

MADISON Brengle has caused the upset of the Newport Beach Challenger event so far in the WTA event, downing number one seed, Jessica Pegula in three sets, while Mitchell Krueger continued his run after downing two-time winner Taylor Fritz with a three sets win over Raymond Sarmiento. Women’s: The 95th ranked and fifth seed, Brengle […]

Thiem books date with Djoker after four-set win over Zverev

DOMINIC Thiem is through to his third Grand Slam final after holding off an impressive Alexander Zverev in four sets. The Austrian fifth seed dropped the first set after a disappointing serving display, but worked hard to turn it around and really match his German seventh seed opponent in the area. By the end of […]

2020 Tata Open preview: Can Karlovic go one better?

FOR those players wishing to remain on hard court after the Australian Open, then the Tata Open in Pune, India is the way to go. It has a long and expansive history, with Stan Wawrinka a four-time winner, and the likes of Carlos Moya, Pat Rafter and Mikhail Youzhny also past winners of the 250 […]

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