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No Djok – Holger Rune’s Novak Paris dream

DANISH teenager Holger Rune has stunned former world number one Novak Djokovic to win his maiden ATP Masters 1000 crown at the Paris Masters overnight. In doing so, the 19-year-old reached the top 10 in the world rankings for the first time in his career. The win, which marked Rune’s third title – both career […]

Sabalenka joins Sakkari in final four

BELARUSIAN Aryna Sabalenka has reached the semi-finals of the WTA Finals event in Fort Worth, Texas, after overcoming Jessica Pegula in straight sets. The seventh seed handed Pegula her third straight loss in the event, meaning that the two American representatives – Pegula and Coco Gauff – are likely to finish with an 0-9 record […]

Kasatkina keeps WTA Finals dream alive

RUSSIAN eighth seed Daria Kasatkina has kept her dream of winning the WTA Finals alive with a vital 7-6 6-3 victory over young American Coco Gauff on day four of the tournament. The loser of the match was set to be eliminated from contention, after both players lost on day two. Meanwhile world number one […]

Sakkari secures semi spot

GREEK talent Maria Sakkari has secured her semi-final spot in the WTA Finals after winning her second consecutive group match. After overcoming Jessica Pegula on day one, Sakkari defeated fellow first-up winner Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets on day three. In the other match, Pegula started the contest strongly, but eventually fell to Tunisian Ons […]

Experience trumps youth as Garcia knocks off Gauff

EXPERIENCE was the winner over youth when Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia defeated American Coco Gauff in straight sets on day two of the WTA Finals. Garcia needed just an hour and 18 minutes to win 6-4 6-3 and start her quest for a WTA Finals title off on the right note. The Tracy Austin group got […]

Sakkari and Sabalenka cause day one WTA Finals upsets

BOTH Maria Sakkari and Aryna Sabalenka have caused upsets on the opening day of the WTA Finals even in Fort Worth, Texas, knocking off higher ranked opponents. In group Nancy Richey, fifth seed Sakkari took down third seed Jessica Pegula, while seventh seed Sabalenka fought past second seed Ons Jabeur. Though the winners were far […]

2022 Laver Cup preview: Big 4 together for one last time

ALL the players are locked in for the annual 2022 Laver Cup, which begins tomorrow with some of the world’s best taking on the top European players in London, England. In a tournament that has always heavily favoured the European side in terms of the men’s rankings, this year’s edition is no different, with Team […]

2022 Davis Cup Group I & II Results

OVER the past week, the 16 World Group nations took to the court in the 2022 Davis Cup Finals to determine which eight countries reached the knockout stages of the tournament. Those countries ended up being Italy, Croatia, Spain, Canada, Germany, Australia, Netherlands and the United States. However for the eight losing nations, they – […]

Knockout finalists decided for Davis Cup

THE eight Davis Cup contenders have made it through to the knockout stage of the tournament which will take place in Malaga in November. We took a look at how the final day unfolded in the group stage. ITALY (2) defeated SWEDEN (1) Pool A | Bologna Matteo Berrettini (ITA) defeated Elias Ymer (SWE) 6-4 […]

Croatia, Serbia keep Davis Cup dreams alive

CROATIA and Serbia have kept their Davis Cup title dreams alive with important final round robin wins overnight. Croatia has won back-to-back matches since dropping its first game to Italy, and just needs Italy to win in order to progress to the next stage. Serbia needs Spain to lose to the winless Kazakhstan which seems […]

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