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Humbert hands Casper Ruud awakening

FRENCHMAN Ugo Humbert has taken out third seed Casper Ruud in the second round of Wimbledon to advance through to the Round of 32 overnight. Ruud, who is best known for his clay court play was always up against it on grass, and the talented Humbert has an all-court game and it shoed during the […]

Bouzkova boots Aus Open finalist in Wimbledon first round

THERE were a number of big upsets on the opening day of Wimbledon, but arguably the biggest – particularly in the ladies’ singles draw was that of Marie Bouzkova. The Czech 23-year-old came from behind to win in two hours and 23 minutes on No.3 Court, defeating Australian Open finalist Danielle Collins in three sets. […]

Serena returns as Wimbledon kicks off

THE Greatest of All Time (GOAT) is back on the WTA Tour, with American 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams returning via Wimbledon with the grass court major kicking off on Monday. It has been 12 months since Williams last took to the court, having to retire at three games apiece in the first round […]

Djoker ties for record 20th Grand Slam title after Wimbledon triumph

NOVAK Djokovic has drawn level with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on a record 20 Grand Slam titles each following a four-set victory over Matteo Berrettini in the Wimbledon final overnight. The world number one came back from a set down to win 6-7 6-4 6-4 6-3 in three hours and 24 minutes, to lift […]

Barty Party in full force as Australia’s champion lifts second Grand Slam crown

AUSTRALIAN icon Ash Barty has cemented herself as one of the best athletes in the world, claiming her second Grand Slam title with a three-set win over a slow-starting but determined Karolina Pliskova at Wimbledon last night. The Australian world number one dominated the early proceedings and did enough to take the first set, before […]

WTA Tour wrap: Barty to take on Pliskova in Wimbledon final

A FIRST-TIME Wimbledon champion will be named on Saturday night, as Ash Barty and Karolina Pliskova contest The Championships trophy. With both making their Wimbledon final debut following semi-final wins, expect a tantalising contest between the top 15 talents. While Barty has one grand slam final and one win behind her, Pliskova will be out hunting with one final […]

ATP Tour wrap: Hurkacz stuns Federer to claim semi finals berth

HUBERT Hurkacz has continued his stunning Wimbledon run with another huge scalp this week, defeating his second straight top 10 seed in two days with a straight sets upset over Roger Federer. Meanwhile, it was all systems go for the remaining favourites, as all three claimed the upper hand. It was Hurkacz’s composure and consistency under […]

ATP Tour wrap: Canadians make history as upsets erupt on Manic Monday

A HUGE manic Monday at Wimbledon was always set to be a cracker, and with a couple of intriguing upsets in tow the fourth round of men’s action did not disappoint. Whilst the last matchup of the day between Daniil Medvedev and Hubert Hurkacz was suspended midway through the fourth set due to rainfall, the […]

Wimbledon 2021: Who’s into week two?

THE opening week of Wimbledon action for 2021 is done and dusted, and as the only grand slam that has retained the “Middle Sunday” day off for grass court maintenance, we take a look at the athletes from both the women’s and men’s draw who have secured their spot in the fourth round. In the […]

ATP Tour wrap: Federer continues form as Italians make history

IT was a fairly comprehensive sixth day for the seeds in action at Wimbledon, as all bar one match featured a winning seed and that remaining match playing out between unseeded competitors. A trio of Australians dropped as Italians prevailed and Roger Federer continued his sparkling run. Federer required two hours and 35 minutes to claim […]

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