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ATP Finals – Nadal remains alive as Tsitsipas continues form

STEFANOS Tsitsipas was already a popular player internationally after his Australian Open run at the start of the year, but now the talented Greek youngster is on the verge of securing a semi-finals berth after smashing seventh seed Alexander Zverev, 6-3 6-2. Wary of the danger Zverev possesses following the German’s unbelievable straight sets win […]

Tennis Central hitting winners in 2019

TENNIS Central is the newest edition in the Draft Central sporting websites under the Adzee Network banner, and joins Aussie Rules Draft Central, Basketball Draft Central and Netball Central on the world wide web. In 2019, Tennis Central will aim to provide the latest up-to-date information on the ATP and WTA Tours throughout the tennis […]

ATP Finals – Thiem qualifies for semis after second shock upset

AUSTRIAN fifth seed, Dominic Thiem has become a giant killer in the 2019 ATP Finals, first knocking over third seed Roger Federer, before downing world number two, Novak Djokovic. The Serbian star was more of a challenge with the young up-and-coming talent having to force his way back into the contest from a set down […]

ATP Finals – Upsets galore as Zverev shocks Nadal

THE theme of upsets continued on Day 2 of the ATP Finals with two shock results, none bigger than seventh seed German Alexander Zverev taking down world number one, Rafael Nadal in straight sets in the second match of the day. In what will be his final tournament of the year – deciding to bypass […]

Mladenovic produces two days of bliss to deliver French Fed Cup

AN inspirational two-day performance from Kristina Mladenovic has delivered France its first Federation Cup in 16 years, with the 41st ranked Frenchwoman shocking the Australian crowd, coming from behind to defeat world number one and local hero, Ash Barty, before leading her nation to the title with a strong performance in the doubles on Day […]

ATP Finals – Djokovic storms to victory as Thiem upsets Federer

NOVAK Djokovic has sent an early warning to the rest of the ATP Finals contenders, completely dismantling Italian Matteo Berrettini in a one-sided contest lasting just 63 minutes. The Serbian world number two only hit 10 winners to Berrettini’s 12, but was much tighter with his play, making eight unforced errors while the Italian produced […]

Fed Cup Day 1 review: Mladenovic, Barty take 128 minutes combined to split opening day rubbers

IT was one of the quickest days out at the tennis many might have ever been to, with the two Day 1 blowouts seeing Australia and France head into Day 2 with one win apiece. After Australian captain Alicia Molik chose Ajla Tomljanovic for the second singles rubber, the Australian fronted up on court in […]

Fed Cup Final preview: Australia vs. France

AUSTRALIA will be keen to break a 45-year Federation Cup drought when it faces France in Perth over the weekend. With world number one Ash Barty leading the green and gold charge, Australia has toppled its red, white and blue counterparts on five out of six occasions and will be keen to extend that winning […]

Barty party rolls on

WORLD number 1 Ash Barty added to her growing trophy cabinet and bank balance over the weekend with an impressive performance against reigning champion Elina Svitolina. It was a convincing performance by the Aussie, dismissing Svitolina in two sets 6-4, 6-3 to take home the WTA title. It is the first time in five years […]

Osaka’s shoulder gives Bertens opportunity

A SHOULDER injury to world number three, Naomi Osaka threw a curveball into the Shiseido WTA Finals, with Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens taking her spot in the Red Group to ensure play continued. Remarkably, she not only showed that she was a worthy fill-in, but stunned world number one, Ash Barty by defeating her 3-6 6-3 […]

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