Showing posts for: United Cup
Germany wins United Cup after Poland upset

GERMANY has come from being a Group D and Sydney runner-up to overall champions at the 2024 United Cup, taking down Poland in an incredible final last night. The Germans – led by Alexander Zverev – won the tie 2-1 after a forgettable women’s singles match to seal the trophy. After finishing at 2:15am the […]

Germany scrapes into final after Aussie nail-biter

GERMANY survived the best United Cup match of the tournament, and possibly in its history, making it through to the 2024 final by just two points in a super tiebreak doubles match. The overall 2-1 result easily could have been 3-0 Australia’s way, in an incredible tense night of action at Ken Rosewall Arena. In […]

Germany gears up for Aussies after grinding Greece

GERMANY will prepare for an Aussie assault today in Sydney when the European nation locks horns with the home nation in the semi-finals of the 2024 United Cup. The Germans got past Greece in the semi-finals to book their place in the final four thanks to some outstanding tennis from top ATP player, Alexander Zverev. […]

Garcia guides France into United Cup semis

FRANCE survived an almighty scare from underdogs Norway early in the 2024 United Cup quarter final before overcoming the Scandinavian nation 2-1 in Sydney last night. The win – which was spearheaded by top 20 WTA Tour player Caroline Garcia set the French up with a semi-final date with Poland. Garcia – ranked 20th in […]

Demon defeats Djoker as Aussies reach semis

WITHOUT a doubt the biggest win of his career, Alex de Minaur took down the best player in the world in Novak Djokovic with a sublime straight sets performance to send Australia into the 2024 United Cup semi-finals. On a day where all four results were 3-0 whitewashes – largely due to teams putting in […]

Doubles Dutch allows Norway into final eight

A STUNNING last gasp hurrah from Dutch dup Wesley Koolhof and Demi Schuurs has sensationally allowed Norway a place in the quarter finals after a thrilling finish to Group F. In what was the closest group in Sydney, Croatia had taken the tie with two singles wins – after a shock loss to Norway the […]

Demon delight sends Aussies into quarters

AUSTRALIA has sensationally reached the quarter finals of the 2024 United Cup after another typical Alex de Minaur display in the green and gold, taking down top 10 talent, Taylor Fritz and potentially eliminating reigning champions the United States from the tournament. The United States face a nervous wait through today, with Group E’s clash […]

North Americans survive United Cup thrillers

IT was far from easy, but both Canada and the United States won in third set super tiebreak circumstances during yesterday’s United Cup. Gaining greater resistance than perhaps they thought – and Canada not utilising top singles player Felix Auger-Aliassime – the pair overcame Chile and Great Britain respectively. With Canada coming up against the […]

China finds Czech mate in clean sweep

CHINA stunned Group E’s top ranked nation in Czech Republic with a 3-0 clean sweep over higher ranked opponents. Though the Asian nation was regarded as a dark horse coming into the tournament, few could have predicted that China would breeze past one of the tournament favourites. Zhizhen Zhang had the first big challenge up […]

Brits bring best in win over Aussies

GREAT Britain has moved a step closer to the knockout stages of the 2024 United Cup, having defeated Australia 2-1 in Perth overnight. After a hard-fought men’s singles match, Cameron Norrie just snuck home against Australian Alex de Minaur in a third set tiebreaker, before top ranked British woman Katie Boulter took care of her […]

1 2 3 4