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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 […]

Crafty Cornet rolls reigning champ Raducanu

LAST year’s US Open winner, Emma Raducanu is out of the 2022 edition after falling to Frenchwoman Alize Cornet in straight sets on day two of action. Cornet won with a few extra breaks to serve to advance through to the second round 6-3 6-3 in an hour and 42 minutes on Louis Armstrong Stadium. […]

Sinner the winner after toppling Thanasi

ITALIAN Jannik Sinner received the best possible 21st birthday present by overcoming a dogged Thanasi Kokkinakis in a thrilling three-set blockbuster. The players spent a whopping three hours and 15 minutes on court, with the 10th seed eventually overcoming the qualifier, 6-7 6-4 7-6 in the first round of the Western & Southern Open ATP […]

Demon claims Atlanta title

TOP-RANKED Australian Alex de Minaur has kick-started has American hard court season with an ATP 250 title in Atlanda, defeating local hope Jenson Brooksby. The third seeded Australian defeated the sixth seed United States representative 6-3 6-3 in 91 minutes to claim his sixth career ATP Tour title. Too very similar players in terms of […]

RBA spoils tired Misolic’s party

SPANISH veteran Roberto Bautista Agut has played the role of party pooper, defeating a gallant Filip Misolic 6-2 6-2 in the Generali Open final. The home nation wildcard Misolic had to overcome German Yannick Hanfmann earlier in the day in two hours and 25 minutes, securing a 6-2 2-6 7-6 victory. That took a lot […]

Garcia halts incredible Iga in Warsaw

FIFTH seed Caroline Garcia has caused a massive upset, downing top seed and tournament favourite Iga Swiatek in a stunning three-set win on Swiatek’s home court in Warsaw, Poland. The world number one was a heavy favourite to take out the title, and had reached the final eight of the event with an 18-game winning […]

Czech, mate: Noskova claims Cornet scalp

TEENAGE future star Linda Noskova has claimed the biggest win of her career, defeating Alize Cornet to make it back-to-back victories on the WTA Tour. The Czech young gun had not won a WTA main draw match prior to entering the Prague Ladies Open WTA 250 event, but now the wildcard has strung together two […]

Pera reaches back-to-back finals

HOT off her first ever WTA Tour title, American Bernarda Pera has reached a second straight final and stretched her winning streak to 11. Having to come through qualifying at the Hungarian Open before eventually breaking through for her maiden title, Pera has now reached the final of the German Open WTA 250 event from […]

Cerundolo in seventh heaven, reaches Hamburg quarters

RUNNING hot on a seven-game winning streak, recent maiden title winner Francisco Cerundolo has claimed yet another Top 10 scalp. The Argentinian’s latest victim was second seed Russian Andrey Rublev, who Cerundolo upstaged in a straight sets win in the second round at the Hamburg European Open ATP 500 event. His victory – which followed […]

Fit and firing Coric back on track in Hamburg

LUCKLESS Croatian Borna Coric has hit a major milestone in his return from a long-term shoulder injury that cruelled his 2021 ATP Tour season, winning back-to-back matches at Hamburg this week. Coric had not achieved back-to-back Tour wins since March, 2021, but he was able to do that feat in an ATP 500 event no […]

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