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Croatia, Serbia keep Davis Cup dreams alive

CROATIA and Serbia have kept their Davis Cup title dreams alive with important final round robin wins overnight. Croatia has won back-to-back matches since dropping its first game to Italy, and just needs Italy to win in order to progress to the next stage. Serbia needs Spain to lose to the winless Kazakhstan which seems […]

Dutch miracle as Botic blows away Norrie

NETHERLANDS have caused unbelievable scenes in Glasgow as the Dutch nation secured its place in the Davis Cup Finals. Netherlands knocked out Great Britain in Pool D, guaranteeing its spot in the final eight in November alongside the United States with both nations having two wins. In other results, Germany joined Australia in Pool C […]

Swedes stun as Aussies, Canadians and Dutch win Davis Cup openers

THREE of the Davis Cup Finals Group matches have been run and done, with Sweden, Australia and Netherlands all picking up victories in their respective groups. Sweden knocked off Argentina in a big Group A upset, Australia cruised to a 3-0 whitewash of Belgium in Group C, and Netherlands took down Kazakhstan in Group D. […]

2022 Davis Cup Group Finals preview

FRESH off the back of the US Open, 16 nations will compete across four cities as the 2022 Davis Cup Group Finals gets underway today. There will be a new champion crowned after reigning titleholder Russia will not be in attendance due to being suspended from the competition following the nations’ invasion of Ukraine. It […]

Draper drops Felix, joins Andy in third round

NEXT Gen ATP Finals hope Jack Draper has stormed into the third round of the US Open, leaving sixth seed Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassme in his way. The unseeded Brit who is enjoying a breakout year having won 13 of his 15 career matches and reached 53rd in the world, downed Auger-Aliassime in straight sets, despite […]

Galan-t win sees Colombian qualifier stun Stef

A STUNNING performance from Colombian qualifier Daniel Elahi Galan has left fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas struggling to comprehend what the South American produced during their first round match at the US Open. Galan – who did not drop a set during qualifying – won 11 straight games to start the match against the Greek star, […]

Daria dashes into Granby semis

AUSTRALIAN Daria Saville has booked her place in the WTA Tour’s 250 event in Granby, Canada, storming to victory in the quarter finals over China’s Xiyu Wang. Saville showed no mercy in dropping just three games – and recorded a second set bagel – to run out a 6-3 6-0 winner over the 75th ranked […]

Triple treat in Cleveland as seeds fall

IT WAS a stunning day of upsets in Cleveland as the top three seeds fell in the women’s singles, leaving the draw wide open. The WTA Tour 250 event saw Barbora Krejcikova, Martina Trevisan and Ekaterina Alexandrova all bundled out by unseeded opponents. While Trevisan pulled out pre-match allowing China’s Shuai Zhang safe passage to […]

French resistance in Winston-Salem

IT WAS a good day for the French fans in Winston-Salem as their three hopes all won through to the Round of 16, two of them featuring upsets against seeded opponents. Experienced campaigners Richard Gasquet and Adrian Mannarino both knocked off younger talents Lorenzo Musetti (fifth seed) and Emil Ruusuvuori (ninth), while the 10th seed […]

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 […]

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