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Arthur getting his Fils with Hamburg Open title

FRENCHMAN Arthur Fils has ground out a memorable second ATP Tour title with a three-set win over Alexander Zverev in the Hamburg Open final overnight. The Next Gen prospect was incredible at saving break points – he saved 21 of 22 – and managed to skirt away in a decisive tiebreaker to win, 6-3 3-6 […]

Shnaider competes set with clay title in Budapest

RUSSIAN young gun Diana Shnaider has shown her all-court versatility by winning her third career title – all in 2024 – at the Hungarian Open. By winning in Budapest, Shnaider has now won on each of the three main surfaces – hard, grass and clay – with her claycourt success overnight coming against Belarusian Aliaksandra […]

Tsitsipas’ triple treat in Monte Carlo

GREEK star Stefanos Tsitsipas has won his third Monte Carlo Masters, getting past fellow clay court talent Casper Ruud in the final. The decider on Court Rainier III lasted 97 minutes, with the 12th seed winning 6-1 6-4 over the eighth seeded Norwegian, adding the 2024 title to his back-to-back 2021-22 trophies. It is an […]

Beck cleans up on clay with back-to-back titles

AUSSIE Ava Beck is on a 10-game winning streak and enjoying the fortnight of her life after collecting back-to-back titles at Mornington and Canberra. Both J100 titles, the world 192 is currently unbeaten on clay having moved from hardcourt to the surface for the tournaments, and doubled her twin titles from 2023, which came from […]

Aussie Joint notches up another ITF title

AUSTRALIAN teenager Maya Joint continues to enjoy a strong ITF Tour season, winning her second title in four tournaments across the past month. Taking home the trophy in her home nation at Burnie last month, Joint doubled up with a victory in the Dominican Republic the past week. The 14th seed at the event only […]

Alcaraz triumphs to Indian Wells title

A DAY after retaining the world number two spot and ending the 19-match unbeaten run from Jannik Sinner, Carlos Alcaraz added another ATP 1000 trophy to his cabinet by taking out the Indian Wells title in emphatic style. The Spaniard came back from an early break against world number four Daniil Medvedev, and then battled […]

Swiatek storms past Sakkari for Indian Wells title

WORLD number one Iga Swiatek showed no mercy against Greek top 10 talent Maria Sakkari, defeating her comprehensively in the 2024 Indian Wells WTA 1000 final, the second time in three years.The pair met back in 2022 with the result the same, though this time it was even more one-sided with Swiatek trouncing the world […]

Tennis ‘Ashes’ split in Thailand

AUSTRALIA and Great Britain have both won a final against the respective nation in Thailand, with Aussie Hayden Jones and Brit Mika Stojsavljevic winning the boys and girls singles respectively. Jones defeated British opponent Benjamin Gusic Wan in three sets, while Stojsavljevic got one back for the Brits by defeating talented Aussie Alana Subasic in […]

Boult-ing to the San Diego title

COMING from a set down, Great Britain’s Katie Boulter knocked off Ukrainian sixth seed Marta Kostyuk, 5-7 6-2 6-2 to take out the WTA 500 San Diego Open. Just a day after boyfriend Alex de Minaur won at Acapulco and made the quick dash to watch her courtside, Boulter made it two from two for […]

Demon delights, defends Acapulco crown

IN-FORM Australian Alex de Minaur moved back inside the Top 10 on the ATP Tour rankings after successfully defending his crown at Acapulco on the weekend. Having won at the Mexican event 12 months ago, de Minaur stepped up to the plate again, winning the final against Casper Ruud in straight sets, 6-4 6-4. The […]

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