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Spain sweeps Kazakhstan to move into box seat

SPAIN survived a couple of hard-fought singles matches against Kazakhstan to move into the box seat for a spot in the Billie Jean King (BJK) Cup semi-finals. The Group C match came after Kazakhstan defeated Great Britain yesterday, and would have qualified for the final four had it won against the third seeds. Spain, lead […]

US teen hands Casper Ruud awakening

RANKED 229th in the world coming in as a wildcard to the event, not many would have given 19-year-old United States representative Ben Shelton a chance against world number five Casper Ruud. Though Shelton had upset Italian Lorenzo Sonego in the first round of Cincinnati, it was just his second main draw ATP Tour win. […]

Murray moves through; defeats Stan the Man

GIVEN the tennis world has been consumed by the ‘Big Three’ over the past two decades, it might be easy to forget the two who are perhaps the most unlucky from the dominance of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Having shared in a number of Grand Slam victories in their own right, 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 […]

WTA Tour Scores: February 22, 2022 – Doha, Guadalajara

FINDING all the WTA Tour scores in one place can be difficult, so Rookie Me Central has you covered. Here are all the main draw results from the tennis tournaments from yesterday, February 22. For the WTA Tour, that is the WTA 1000 event in Doha and the WTA 250 event in Guadalajara. Note: Due to time […]

2021 WTA Tour weekly title wrap: Bondar and Brengle claim 125 trophies

HUNGARIAN Anna Bondar and American Madison Brengle have stood tall on the WTA Tour this week, claiming 125K titles in a quiet week for the Tour. With no WTA 250 events or higher to allow for the Billie Jean King Cup and ahead of the WTA Finals, the Dow Tennis Classic and Argentina Open were […]

WTA Tour Player Focus: Paula Badosa

SPANIARD Paula Badosa is rapidly becoming one of the WTA Tours’ brightest names. Recently crowned as victorious at this years’ Indian Wells tournament, the 23-year-old has enjoyed a meteoric rise going from a rank of 70 to a career-high of 13 in less than a year. Originally hailing from Begur, Spain, Badosa has garnered comparisons […]

Who will be the next ’Serena’?

SERENA Williams has been the face of American tennis for more than 20 years now, and with the champion still making waves and in the top 10 at almost 40, there is no doubt that she will go down in history as one of the all-time greats. With the intensity, talent and physical and mental […]

Australian Open: Women’s Day 3 review – Goerges through to Round of 32 as big guns send message

BELGIAN, Julia Goerges is through to the Round of 32 after a commanding three-set win over 13th seed Croatian, Petra Martic. She joined a host of big names from the women’s draw in the third round, with the other half of Round 2 to be completed today, weather permitting. Goerges once again proved she can […]

Australian Open: Qualifying Round 3 – Final draws done as qualifying concludes

THE last remaining qualifiers earned spots in the 2020 Australian Open main draw with some big wins the final day of qualifying competition. For some, it will mean just a 48-hour rest until they begin again in the field of 128, while for others it is the end of the road after narrowly missing out […]

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