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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 […]

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 […]

Medvedev claims Los Cabos title as Rublev falls

IT was a mixed bag for the Russians across the ATP Tour, with world number one Daniil Medvedev claiming his 14th career title. In what was Medvedev’s first title since winning last year’s US Open, the top seed shook off an early challenge from Brit Cameron Norrie to win the last eight games of the […]

Upsets galore at Washington

IT was a huge day of upsets at Washington after rain interrupted play the day before, as the semi-finalists in both the women’s WTA 250 event and men’s ATP 500 event were decided. In the women’s both seeds were ousted in a couple of upsets, with second seed Emma Raducanu and fourth seed Victoria Azarenka […]

Saville upsets top seed Pegula in Washington

AUSTRALIAN Daria Saville has flown the flag for the nation across the tennis globe by defeating top seed Jessica Pegula in the WTA 250 event in Washington. Saville was one of only two Australians to win on the day – while a massive seven lost – and advanced through to the quarter finals of that […]

Mandlik reaps reward over Riske in San Jose

AMERICAN 21-year-old Elizabeth Mandlik has won through to the second round of the San Jose WTA 500 event, claiming her first ever WTA Tour main draw win in the process. Having stunned top qualifying seed Jil Teichmann to reach the main draw, Mandlik took down compatriot and former Top 20 player Alison Riske in straight […]

Fans treated to escape from Alcaraz

A FOUR and a half hour epic battle saw an escape from Carlos Alcaraz, who fought back from a two sets to one deficit against fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the second round of Roland Garros yesterday. The rising star and sixth seed is one of the favourites at the tournament, and a player seemingly […]

Big names continue to fall at Roland Garros

DAY 2 at French Open 2022 saw more big names continue to fall at Roland Garros. The biggest casualty of the second day was reigning women’s champion Barbora Krejcikova, who was undone by world number 97 Diane Parry. The win was Parry’s first at Roland Garros, and it was a maiden win to remember, with […]

Alcaraz upsets Tsitsipas to progress to the quarters

IN one of the matches of the season, Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz has beaten world number five Stefanos Tsitsipas in the fourth round at Miami 7-5, 6-3. Alcaraz is having a stellar season, and his latest win continues that run. He now moves to a 15-2 record for the season, and he is now one win […]

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