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Novak makes history with 23rd Slam

SERBIAN Novak Djokovic stands alone in history with the most men’s singles Grand Slam titles after winning his third Roland Garros trophy on the weekend. His 23rd major title moved him one clear of Rafael Nadal and three ahead of long-time rival now retired superstar Roger Federer. After overcoming world number one Carlos Alcaraz in […]

Ruud rolls Rune in Roland Garros quarters

FOR the second successive year, Norwegian Casper Ruud ousted Holger Rune in the Roland Garros quarter finals, surviving a mid-match comeback from the young Dane to win in two hours and 44 minutes. It looked to be a one-sided affair early when Ruud only dropped three games in the first two sets, but had to […]

Rune rolls on after five-set epic

DANISH young gun Holger Rune is through to the quarter finals of Roland Garros after fending off a stern battle from Argentinian Francisco Cerundolo. The match lasted three hours and 59 minutes, and took until a 10-7 victory in the fifth set super tiebreak for Rune to be announced the winner and through to the […]

Altmaier finds faith to sink Sinner

AN INCREDIBLE comeback from the brink of defeat saw German Daniel Altmaier save two match points and topple Italian young gun Jannik Sinner in the second round of Roland Garros. The world number 79 German trailed two sets to one and was down 4-5 in the fourth, only to come back and win in a […]

Wild win for Thiago in Roland Garros debut

BRAZILIAN qualifier Thiago Seyboth Wild produced a stunning upset in his Roland Garros main draw debut, defeating world number two Daniil Medvedev on day three of the French Open. Seyboth Wild needed five sets and four hours and 15 minutes to get the job done, but the clay courter came from behind to win, 7-6 […]

Garin places – Cristian gives Casper Ruud awakening

CHILEAN Cristian Garin stunned world number four Casper Ruud overnight to advance through to the fourth round of Indian Wells. The clay court dominant player has had a horrid last couple of years, tumbling out of the Top 20 down to 97th in the world, but in their Round of 32 clash, Garin won in […]

Stan’s Swiss stun Germany in Davis Cup

SWITZERLAND knocked world number six Germany out of the Davis Cup Finals contention after a spirited 3-2 victory over their European counterpart. Switzerland – lead by Marc-Andrea Huesler and Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka – fought back from 1-2 down to book their spot in November’s main event. The lowest ranked nation in the World […]

2023 Davis Cup Qualifiers preview: Part II

IN the second of four parts previewing the Davis Cup Qualifiers, we take a look at the next three matches taking place this weekend across the globe. There are 12 matches all up, with the winner of each match qualifying for the Davis Cup Finals in November, while the loser of each match goes into […]

Djokovic’s 10/10 performance to win Aus Open

IT was as clinical as any before it, but Serbian Novak Djokovic‘s 10th Australian Open title meant more to him than his previous nine. As his opponent Stefanos Tsitsipas groundstroke went long on the third Championship point, Djokovic turned to his box, pointed to his head and then his heart, indicating the struggles he had […]

2023 Australian Open ICYMI: Day 4

CHAOS reigned supreme on day four of the Australian Open, with the men’s draw in particular producing a number of unbelievable upsets. With the drawn blown wide open, it offered plenty of chances for lesser known players to step up and potentially go deep in this year’s Australian Open. THE GOOD: He will make it […]

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