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Hard fought semis set up history making final

NO matter what happens this weekend there will be a first time Ladies’ Singles champion at Wimbledon, after Jasmine Paolini and Barbora Krejcikova prevailed in a pair of hard fought semi finals overnight. Paolini persists in come from behind win Paolini is now one win away from creating history for her country after coming from […]

Rybakina roars as Krecjikova causes upset

The final pair of semi finalists were decided at Wimbledon overnight, and higher ranking did not prove fruitful for all that were involved. Rybakina roasts Svitolina to move through to semi Elena Rybakina is one win away from a return to the Wimbledon final after sailing past Elina Svitolina 6-3, 6-2 in just over an […]

Powerful Paolini progresses as Sun-ny run comes to and end

IT is continuing to be the year to remember for Italian Jasmine Paolini, who breezed past Emma Navarro in straight sets 6-2, 6-1 to reach her first ever semi-final at Wimbledon. In just under an hour, seventh seed Paolini was too strong for the American 19th seed, smashing 19 winners to Navarro’s mere six. In […]

Svitolina sails through despite adversity

ELINA Svitolina has given a dominating performance in the fourth round of Wimbledon despite horrific news back home, downing China’s Xinyu Wang 6-2, 6-1. It was a classy performance from the 21st seed, who comfortably won all the key stats, including aces, double faults, winners and first serve in percentage. This result came off the […]

Lulu leaps into unknown territory as history-making Kiwi

KIWI world number 123 Lulu Sun is continuing to create history, this time defeating local hope Emma Raducanu 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 to reach the Quarter Finals at Wimbledon for the first time. Despite Raducanu’s consistency, which saw her finish with only two double faults and 21 unforced errors compared to four and 44 respectively from […]

Brilliant Badosa evicts Kasatkina’s bakery

AFTER three bagels in four sets and only losing three games in the other set, no one on Court 3 was expecting Russian Daria Kasatkina to come away with anything other than a win against the talented, but inconsistent Paula Badosa. However in a match that lasted two hours and 51 minutes – well longer […]

Dart on point in all-Brit battle

IN A hard-fought come-from-behind battle, world number 100 Harriet Dart spoiled the party of British number one, Katie Boulter. Despite 71 ranking places separating them, both players know each other’s games intimately and put on a show on Court 1, with the lower ranked compatriot winning 4-6 6-1 7-6 in two hours and 57 minutes. […]

Clinical Navarro storms past Naomi

AMERICAN 19th seed Emma Navarro has enjoyed a strong 2024 season, and her form continued overnight as she ousted Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka in the second round of Wimbledon last night. Reaching the Round of 16 at a third consecutive major in 2024 after not getting past the Round of 64 previously, Navarro is […]

Raducanu returns to roll Renata

BRITISH wildcard Emma Raducanu has returned to the scene where he career exploded three years earlier, winning in straight set in the first round of Wimbledon. In front of a passionate home crowd, the nation’s talented young gun who rose to fame in 2021 after reaching a fourth round at the All-England club then remarkable […]

2024 Wimbledon preview

GRASSCOURT season is at its peak with the All-England Club preparing for the first day of action at Wimbledon tonight. Both the gentlemen’s and ladies singles kick off and will run for the next two weeks and we preview the huge Grand Slam event. GENTLEMEN’S SINGLES Top seed: Jannik Sinner (Italy) Italian Jannik Sinner enters […]

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