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Wildcard Eala upsets former top 30 player in Madrid

SHE might be her nation’s only ranked player, but Phillipines’ Alexandra Eala showed she can punch above her weight with the world number 170 getting the job done against former top 30 player, Lesia Tsurenko, at the Madrid Open. The 18-year-old talent came back from a set down on Arantxa Sanchez Stadium to post a […]

Top Filipino Eala eases into career-high rank

THERE are only two WTA Tour players under 21 who are their country’s top ranked player inside the Top 100, and while losing Australian Open semi-finalist Coco Gauff is a name everyone is familiar with, far less people are aware of the other, Philippines’ Alexandra Eala. Playing world’s away, while world number three Gauff racked […]

Fruhvirtova claims maiden WTA 1000 win

CZECH teenager Linda Fruhvirtova is a rising star on the WTA Tour and has just claimed her first ever WTA 1000 win at the Miami Open. The Czech 16-year-old defeated Danka Kovinic 6-0 6-4 in a stunning win to announce herself. Ranked 279th in the world, the soon-to-be 17-year-old was knocked out in just the […]

WTA Tour wrap: Seeds proceed in one-sided days at San Jose and Romania

COME from behind wins appeared to be the theme of the day at the Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose, with all four seeds claiming three set wins. It was a different story at the Winners Open in Romania, as the lone seed of the day also participated in the only three-setter in a much […]

WTA Tour wrap: Americans dominate in San Jose while seeds fall in Romania

THE Silicon Valley Classic WTA 500 event in San Jose has continued with six matches playing out to finish off the Round of 32, whilst in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, seeds fell across the board as four home hopefuls claimed opening round wins. Three of six American competitors claimed a second round berth in the United States, […]