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Djoker shrugs off Spaniard to reach third round

WORLD number one Novak Djokovic needs to reach the 2024 Roland Garros final in order to retain top spot, and so far, so good for the Serbian star after her rolled Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena in straight sets. In a one-sided match, Djokovic had a challenge early in the first set, but won 14 of […]

Monfils makes more magic at French Open

HOMETOWN hero Gael Monfils is through to the second round of Roland Garros, winning in front of a passionate crowd over Brazilian Thiago Seyboth Wild. The 37-year-old in his 17th French Open won in four sets, 6-2 3-6 6-3 6-4 to set up a Round of 64 encounter with Italian Lorenzo Musetti. A former semi-finalist […]

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 […]

Indian Wells D3 wrap: Ons we go for Volynets

AMERICAN wildcard Katie Volynets caused the upset of Indian Wells so far, taking down Tunisian sixth seed Ons Jabeur in straight sets. Jabeur has struggled with injury and form in 2024, and in her first match of the WTA 1000 event, was no match or the red-hot world number 131, with Volynets winning 6-4 6-4. […]

Indian Wells D2 wrap: Raducanu sets up Yastremska clash

THE most recent qualifiers to go deep in Grand Slams are set for a second round blockbuster clash at Indian Wells after US Open winner Emma Raducanu pushed past her first round opponent. The British youngster defeated Spanish qualifier Rebeka Masarova to reach Ukranian Dayana Yastremska in the Round of 64, with Yastremska recently reaching […]

Indian Wells D1 wrap: Murray puts “final nail in the Goffin”

SIR Andy Murray’s year might be shrouded in retirement talk, but the British Grand Slam champion was able to fight past fellow former top 10 talent, David Goffin and reach the second round of Indian Wells today. As tennis commentator Robbie Koenig said post-match, Murray put the “final nail in the Goffin” to reach the […]

Altmaier stuns top seed compatriot in Mexico

GERMAN world number 57 Daniel Altmaier has caused a massive first round boilover in the ATP 500 Abierto Mexicano Telcel yesterday. In a match that lasted two hours and 27 minutes, Altmaier took down top seed and countryman Alexander Zverev in three sets, 6-3 3-6 6-3. Though Zverev lead the head-to-head 2-0 coming into the […]

USA bound for Davis Cup finals

BECOMING the first nation to join Italy, Australia, Spain and Great Britain at the 2024 Davis Cup Finals, the United States made light work of Ukraine in a 4-0 whitewash. The nation’s met in Lithuania after Ukraine drew the homecourt advantage, but it did not stop the victors taking home the win without dropping a […]

PREVIEW | 2024 Davis Cup Qualifiers

HALF of the 24 nations doing battle in the 2024 Davis Cup Qualifiers this weekend will secure their spots in the Davis Cup Finals later this year. Four nations have already acquired safe passage into the 16-team finals series, with the remaining 12 to come from the winning nations of the qualifiers. We preview this […]

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