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Swiatek claims third Grand Slam title

WORLD number one Iga Swiatek is the toast of Flushing Meadows, defeating good friend Ons Jabeur in the US Open final. In a battle between the world’s two current best players – Jabeur achieved the second spot due to her outstanding run – Swiatek was able to close out the final, 6-2 7-6. Neither player […]

Ons the road to maiden Grand Slam title

TUNISIAN Ons Jabeur has become the first female player to reach the Wimbledon and US Open finals in the same year, after the fifth seed bulldozed her way into the Flushing Meadows decider. Decimating the red-hot Caroline Garcia in an unbelievable performance, Jabeur dropped just four games and did not face a break point on […]

Alcaraz no Sinner, prepares to meet Foe

SPANISH third seed Carlos Alcaraz‘s Grand Slam and number one ranking dreams remained alive following an epic five-set win over Italian Jannik Sinner. Alcaraz must reach the US Open final and either beat Casper Ruud, or hope Ruud loses his semi-final in order to claim the number one spot for the first time. That was […]

Sabs and Swiatek set for semi stoush

TOP seed Iga Swiatek and sixth seed Aryna Sabalenka will face off in a blockbuster semi-final to determine one of the two US Open women’s singles finalists. Both players won their respective quarter finals in straight sets, though both also featured a second set tiebreaker to keep things interesting. In the end, the two favourite […]

Semi-Ruud for Khachanov who ends Kyrgios’ season

KAREN Khachanov has reached his first Grand Slam semi-final after upsetting new tournament favourite Nick Kyrgios in five hard-fought sets. The Russian 27th seed won 7-5 4-6 7-5 6-7 6-4 to book a place in the semi-finals where he takes on Norwegian fifth seed Casper Ruud. After defeating world number one Daniil Medvedev – and […]

Garcia to face Jabeur in semis

FRENCH 17th seed Caroline Garcia will contest her first Grand Slam semi-final after defeating local hope Coco Gauff in straight sets to make the final four of the US Open overnight. In a remarkable run streak that followed on from a title in Cincinnati, Garcia will now face off against Tunisian fifth seed Ons Jabeur […]

Friend or Foe? Frances rolls Rafa

AMERICAN Frances Tiafoe has taken down world number two, Rafael Nadal to ensure a new Grand Slam champion will be crowned at the US Open. The American hard court talent was at his best in taking down an out-of-sorts Nadal, winning in four sets, 6-4 4-6 6-4 6-3 to book his spot in the quarter […]

King Kyrgios dumps Daniil, reaches quarters

AUSTRALIAN Nick Kyrgios is through to the quarter finals after winning one of the most epic US Open matches against world number one Daniil Medvedev, stripping the Russian of that title. The reigning champion had to win his fourth round match to ensure he retained the number one ranking spot, but it was not to […]

Kyrgios and Medvedev set for rematch

ANOTHER blockbuster clash between world number one Daniil Medvedev and Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios will face off in the fourth round of the US Open after winning their respective Round of 32 matches today. The pair clashed in the second round of the Australian Open in a controversial match which resulted in Medvedev getting the […]

Ajla advances, as Serena farewells tennis world

AJLA Tomljanovic has won through to the Round of 16 in the US Open, defeating Serena Williams in three sets today. After a tight couple of sets the Australian stormed home in the last to win 7-5 6-7 6-1 in three hours and five minutes on Arthur Ashe Stadium. The result meant the 23-time Grand […]

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