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Rublev rolls to Madrid title

AFTER four consecutive losses entering the Madrid Open ATP 1000 event, few would have predicted that Russian seventh seed Andrey Rublev would string together half a dozen wins to take out the title in the Spanish capital. But coming from a set down in the final against unseeded Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime, Rublev secured his second […]

Rublev escapes from Alcaraz to reach Madrid semis

RUSSIAN seventh seed Andrey Rublev has found the key to escape the grasp Carlos Alcaraz has had on the ATP 1000 Madrid Masters, winning in an incredible three-set match overnight. The top 10 talent ended the Spaniard’s hopes of making it three consecutive titles, and also handed the world number three just his second loss […]

Alcaraz survives Struff scare in Madrid rematch

IN a rematch of last year’s Madrid Open ATP 1000 final, reigning champion Carlos Alcaraz again had German Jan-Lennard Struff‘s number, getting up in an almost three-hour thriller out on Manolo Santana Stadium. The second seed won 6-3 6-7 7-6 in two hours and 52 minutes to advance through to the Masters’ quarter finals. The […]

2024 ATP Madrid Open preview

SPANISH star Carlos Alcaraz returns to his home country to defend his 2023 ATP Madrid Open title when the 1000 Masters tournament begins tomorrow. The second seed defeated German Jan-Lennard Struff in the final last season, while this tournament also marks the return of Rafael Nadal back to the event as some of the best […]

PREVIEW | 2024 Miami Open ATP 1000

REIGNING champion Daniil Medvedev has the opportunity to defend a title for the first time in his career, coming into the 2024 Miami Open ATP 1000 event off the back of a finals appearance at Indian Wells. Medevedev is yet to successfully defend a title, and he comes in as one of the favourites after […]

Alcaraz triumphs to Indian Wells title

A DAY after retaining the world number two spot and ending the 19-match unbeaten run from Jannik Sinner, Carlos Alcaraz added another ATP 1000 trophy to his cabinet by taking out the Indian Wells title in emphatic style. The Spaniard came back from an early break against world number four Daniil Medvedev, and then battled […]

Indian Wells D11 wrap: Alcaraz escapes Sinner to reach final

IN A match that lived up to all expectations, Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz held onto his world number two position and snapped his third ranked counterpart Jannik Sinner‘s 19-game winning streak – including a 16-0 start to 2024 – in a come-from-behind Indian Wells semi-final win. Alcaraz had no answers for the impenetrable Sinner early, only […]

Indian Wells D9 wrap: Paul packs punch to roll Ruud

AMERICAN Tommy Paul reached his second ATP Tour 1000 semi-final at Indian Wells today, coming back from a shocking second set to win in three against ninth seed Casper Ruud. The local hope proved too good for the Norwegian, winning 6-2 1-6 6-3 to advance through to the final four, taking full advance of world […]

Indian Wells D7 wrap: Wozniacki Kerbs Angelique to reach quarters

FORMER world number one Caroline Wozniacki is through to her first WTA Tour quarter final in four years after defeating German Angelique Kerber to reach the last eight at Indian Wells. The Danish veteran won in straight sets, 6-4 6-2 to book her place in the next round, playing some inspired tennis. Though both players […]

Indian Wells D5 wrap: Lehecka rolls Rublev

THOUGH the majority of results went as expected, Czech Jiri Lehecka ripped up the script when he sent fifth seed Russian Andrey Rublev packing from Indian Wells. Reaching the Round of 16, Lehecka remains one of only two players outside the top 16 in the bottom half of the draw. The win allowed the 22-year-old […]

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