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Seeds shine in Adelaide, youth progresses across the ditch

IT was a good day for the top seeds at the Adelaide International yesterday, with six progressing as the tournament begins to heat up. Some had a harder time than others though, such as second seed Nicolas Jarry. After losing the first set in a tiebreaker to Italian Matteo Arnaldi, he hit back to win […]

Adelaide and Auckland bring mixed bag for Aussie boys

IT was an ace day for the Australians in Adelaide, as multiple Aussies picked up wins. One of those was Jordan Thompson, who fresh off the back of his win against Rafael Nadal last week defeated Facundo Diaz Acosta. In just under an hour and a half, the Australian defeated the Argentinian 6-2 6-2. It […]

Adelaide and Auckland’s awful Aussie Day

IT was not a fun return home for Thanasi Kokkinakis at the Adelaide International, going down to Serbian Dusan Lajovic in three sets. Kokkinakis took the first set 6-3, before Lajovic took the next two 6-1 6-4. Kokkinakis finished with more aces than Lajovic, but also finished with the higher double faults tally. Lajovic meanwhile […]

Sabalenka storms past Azarenka to set up Aus Open final rematch

WORLD number two Aryna Sabalenka will begin her lead-up preparation to defending her Australian Open crown by taking on the player she beat in last year’s major final, in the Brisbane International decider tomorrow. The top seed at the WTA 500 event knocked off Victoria Azarenka in straight sets 6-4 6-2, and will face Kazakhstan’s […]

Coco on cruise mode, reaches Auckland semis

TOP seed and defending ASB Classic champion Coco Gauff is wasting no time in wiping the floor with her opponents, cruising into the semi-finals of Auckland after only dropping two games in a 53-minute rout of a quarter final. Gauff latest victim was Frenchwoman Varvara Gracheva, who she blitzed 6-1 6-1 in rapid time to […]

Teenage Andreeva breaks Aussie in dominant win

TEENAGE wunderkind Mirra Andreeva stormed into the quarter finals of the WTA 500 Brisbane International with a dominant 6-1 6-1 smashing of Australian wildcard Arina Rodionova. In a match that lasted just 65 minutes, the 16-year-old Andreeva only dropped one point off her first serve to reach the last eight. Andreeva has long been considered […]