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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

US rising talents fly flag in Flushing Meadows

THE future of US men’s tennis was on show in Flushing Meadows with three of the four players out on court from the home nation winning and booking their spots in the US Open third round. Lead by young gun Brandon Nakashima who upset 17th seed Grigor Dimitrov, Frances Tiafoe and Jenson Brooksby also made […]

Sabalenka steals near-impossible victory

BELARUSIAN sixth seed Aryna Sabalenka produced one of the most incredible come-from-behind victories in history to stay alive in the US Open. Trailing 2-6 1-5 in the second set, Sabalenka was all but done and dusted during her match against unseeded Estonian, Kaia Kanepi. Then, in the blink of an eye, Sabalenka only conceded three […]

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