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Indian Wells D1 wrap: Murray puts “final nail in the Goffin”

SIR Andy Murray’s year might be shrouded in retirement talk, but the British Grand Slam champion was able to fight past fellow former top 10 talent, David Goffin and reach the second round of Indian Wells today. As tennis commentator Robbie Koenig said post-match, Murray put the “final nail in the Goffin” to reach the […]

Sorana stuns Sakkari to reach Abu Dhabi quarters

A GOBSMACKING performance from Sorana Cirstea resulted in the Romanian world number 26 completely dismantling Greek third seed Maria Sakkari to reach the WTA 500 Abu Dhabi quarter finals overnight. Though Cirstea had a 2-1 head-to-head record over the top 10 talent, few could have seen the 33-year-old winning 6-2 6-1 in an hour and […]

Doubles Dutch allows Norway into final eight

A STUNNING last gasp hurrah from Dutch dup Wesley Koolhof and Demi Schuurs has sensationally allowed Norway a place in the quarter finals after a thrilling finish to Group F. In what was the closest group in Sydney, Croatia had taken the tie with two singles wins – after a shock loss to Norway the […]

China finds Czech mate in clean sweep

CHINA stunned Group E’s top ranked nation in Czech Republic with a 3-0 clean sweep over higher ranked opponents. Though the Asian nation was regarded as a dark horse coming into the tournament, few could have predicted that China would breeze past one of the tournament favourites. Zhizhen Zhang had the first big challenge up […]

2024 United Cup preview: Group F

CONCLUDING the 2024 United Cup group previews, we take a look at Group F, where title contenders Croatia suit up alongside Netherlands and Norway in what looms as a competitive round robin. All three sides have capable stars, with Croatia and Netherlands also having elite doubles players. Group F begins on Saturday when Netherlands takes […]

Snigur gets last laugh in huge Halep upset

BREAKING through for your first ever WTA Tour main draw win is a milestone for any youngster. Doing it at a Grand Slam is even better, and doing it against a two-time Grand Slam champion is near-unthinkable. But that is exactly what 20-year-old Daria Snigur was able to achieve, downing Romanian seventh seed Simona Halep […]

Swiatek blasts compatriot in Warsaw homecoming

WORLD number one Iga Swiatek‘s 37-match winning streak might have come to an end at Wimbledon, but the Polish star showed no signs of slowing down in her first match since that event. Swiatek returned home to Warsaw and won her 17th consecutive match on clay with a regulation blitz of compatriot Magdalena Frech. The […]

Italy dumps France from BJK Cup Finals

IN a huge upset, Italy has taken down world number two France in the Billie Jean King (BJK) Cup Qualifiers to ensure their place in the Finals for the first time. France, who won as recently as 2019 – which is only two tournaments ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic – will not compete in […]

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 […]

2022 Indian Wells WTA scores: Round of 128

AS part of the Indian Wells WTA 1000 Masters coverage, we’ll be adding the Round of 128 scores all in one place. The men’s first round of competition started on Wednesday local time and finished on Thursday, with the results uploaded as they were completed. OSAKA RETURNS TO WIN BATTLE OF THE US OPEN CHAMPIONS […]

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