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Indian Wells set for bumper ATP event

DESPITE not featuring world number two Novak Djokovic – who remained in the draw despite being at home in Serbia due to vaccination restrictions entering United States – the remaining Top 20 players all committed to the 2022 BNP Paribas Open. The Indian Wells Masters 1000 event is stacked full of talent, with plenty of […]

Barty-less Indian Wells still stacked with quality

DESPITE world number one Ash Barty opting not to attend the American Masters 1000 double at Indian Wells and Miami, the former draw is still chock full of top-end stars. Reigning champion Paula Badosa – whose victory here propelled her into the Top 10 – returns, alongside two-time winner Victoria Azarenka and past champion Simona […]

Fernandez saves five championship points in controversial win

THERE was no shortage of controversy in the final of the Abierto GNP Seguros in Monterrey, Mexico, with Canadian young gun Leylah Fernandez able to successfully defend her title at the hard court event. Fernandez defeated fellow rising star, Colombian Maria Camila Osorio Serrano in a two-hour and 52-minute epic battle, 6-7 6-4 7-6. Among […]

2022 Davis Cup Qualifiers results

CANADA’S “B Team” was unable to really give a yelp in the 2022 Davis Cup World Group Qualifiers, getting swept by Netherlands in the fifth seed’s clash. Though Canada seems all but certain to receive a wildcard as the highest ranked loser, the North American nation was no match for the Dutch outfit in their […]

Davis Cup Qualifiers preview III: Argentina seeks redemption

DAVIS Cup qualifiers are set to get underway this weekend, with the traditional format – reverse singles and one doubles – in place for the matches. Over the next three days, we will preview the 12 World Group clashes, with the winners advancing to the Davis Cup Finals in November. NORWAY vs. [9] KAZAKHSTAN Oslo […]

Davis Cup Qualifiers preview II: Aussies host, Dutch take on understrength Canada

DAVIS Cup qualifiers are set to get underway this weekend, with the traditional format – reverse singles and one doubles – in place for the matches. Over the next three days, we will preview the 12 World Group clashes, with the winners advancing to the Davis Cup Finals in November. NETHERLANDS vs. [5] CANADA Sportcampus […]

Davis Cup Qualifiers preview I: Top four seeds

DAVIS Cup qualifiers are set to get underway this weekend, with the traditional format – reverse singles and one doubles – in place for the matches. Over the next three days, we will preview the 12 World Group clashes, with the winners advancing to the Davis Cup Finals in November. FRANCE [1] vs ECUADOR Palais […]

Rafa resurgence continues with third 2022 title

SEEMINGLY on the verge of retirement six months ago, The King of Clay Rafael Nadal is seemingly unbeatable in 2022. The Grand Slam record champion – who notched up his 21st major at Melbourne Park last month – maintained his unbeaten start to this year by taking out the Acapulco title. It was the fourth […]

Swiatek ends Kontaveit’s run with Doha title

POLAND’S Iga Swiatek ended the nine-game winning streak of Estonian Anett Kontaveit overnight, to claim teh 2022 Qatar Open in Doha. The title was Swiatek’s second WTA Tour 1000 of her career – Rome – and made up her fourth career title – going with her Roland Garros and Adelaide International titles – where she […]

ATP Tour Scores: February 25, 2022 – Dubai, Acapulco, Santiago

FINDING all the ATP Tour scores in one place can be difficult, so Rookie Me Central has you covered. Here are all the main draw results from the tennis tournaments from yesterday, February 23. For the ATP Tour, that is the ATP 500s in Dubai and Acapulco, as well as the ATP 250 in Santiago. DUBAI TENNIS […]

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