Showing posts for: Dayana Yastremska
Penko powers into Roland Garros second round

LATVIAN world number 11 Jelena Ostapenko advanced through to the second round of Roland Garros overnight, defeating Romanian Jaqueline Cristian in a tough two-set match. The ninth seed had to work for her win, eventually getting up 6-4 7-5 to book her place in the Paris Round of 64. The former Roland Garros champion has […]

2024 Roland Garros women’s singles preview

TONIGHT Australian time the 2024 French Open kicks off in Paris, with a super strong draw set to provide plenty of highlights in the women’s singles. We take a look at what the draw could provide, with the contenders and the Aussies to how they are placed. REIGNING CHAMPION Iga Swiatek (Poland) The world number […]

2024 WTA Madrid Open preview

CLAY court season is well underway and it is time for another combined 1000 event between the WTA and ATP Tours, with the world’s best players descending on Spain for the Madrid Open. The clay court event features 96 players in the women’s singles draw, with the 32 seeded players receiving a bye in the […]

Aussie Joint notches up another ITF title

AUSTRALIAN teenager Maya Joint continues to enjoy a strong ITF Tour season, winning her second title in four tournaments across the past month. Taking home the trophy in her home nation at Burnie last month, Joint doubled up with a victory in the Dominican Republic the past week. The 14th seed at the event only […]

PREVIEW | 2024 Miami Open WTA 1000

A NEW champion will be crowned in Miami over the next two weeks as the last major tournament of the first calendar year quarter kicks off tomorrow. Czech Petra Kvitova is the defending champion at the WTA 1000 event, but is not playing this year due to her pregnancy with her first child. However last […]

Indian Wells D4 wrap: Gael storms into Pole’s position

FRENCH veteran Gael Monfils has enjoyed a career resurgence in 2024, and that continued in the second round of Indian Wells when he stunned eighth seeded Pole, Hubert Hurkacz. The 37-year-old Monfils bagelled the unsuspecting Hurkacz in the first set, and after losing the second in a tiebreaker stepped back ip to the plate to […]

2024 Indian Wells WTA preview

KNOWN as “The Fifth Slam”, Indian Wells is the most prestigious tennis tournament outside the four majors. Held in the Californian desert, it boasts massive fields of 96 men and 96 women battling it out from a shared prize pool of $9 million USD. Both singles draws were released today, and we take a look […]

Riedi curbs Coric as Penko sets sights on Linz

DESPITE the Australian Open coming to a close and players departing the Australian shores, there is still plenty of action taking place across the globe. There were a couple of upsets on the ATP Challenger circuit, while a new WTA 500 event is among the tournaments taking place this week. BIRTHDAY BOY RIEDI ROLLS CORIC […]

Sabalenka and Zheng progress to historic decider

ARYNA Sabalenka and Qinwen Zheng are the Women’s Singles Finalists at the 2024 Australian Open 2024, after they won their respective semi-finals yesterday. Sabalenka was the first to progress through after she defeated Coco Gauff in straight sets. After winning the first set in a tie breaker, Sabalenka had things a little easier in the […]

Two history makers make first Aus Open semis

DAYANA Yastremska has made her first ever Australian Open singles semi final, after she defeated Linda Noskova in yesterday quarter final. In about 80 mins, Yastremska proved too strong for Noskova, ending the impressive run of the Czech in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 to become the first qualifier since Christine Dorey in 1978 to make […]

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