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Blinkova back to best, repeats shock upset

FRANCE’S best hope of a Roland Garros title was eliminated overnight, with fifth seed Caroline Garcia suffering a shock defeat at the hands of Russian Anna Blinkova. In a case of history repeating itself, Blinkova came back from a set down to win in three and advance through to the third round of the French […]

Stan The Marathon Man survives Paris epic

LOOKING strong early, Swiss Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka had a tougher than expected path to the second round needing all five sets to advance through at Roland Garros overnight. The 2015 French Open championship had won all seven previous matches against Albert Ramos-Vinolas, and at two sets to love looked set to do it […]

Italy dumps France from BJK Cup Finals

IN a huge upset, Italy has taken down world number two France in the Billie Jean King (BJK) Cup Qualifiers to ensure their place in the Finals for the first time. France, who won as recently as 2019 – which is only two tournaments ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic – will not compete in […]

Seeds tumble as Swiatek claims number one ranking

NEW world number one Iga Swiatek has blitzed her way into the third round of the Miami Open, and with other results, will claim the top spot in the wake of current holder Ash Barty‘s retirement. The Polish 20-year-old burst onto the scene with a stunning Roland Garros victory in 2020, and has gone from […]

2022 Indian Wells WTA scores: Round of 64

AS part of the Indian Wells WTA 1000 Masters coverage, we’ll be adding the Round of 64 scores all in one place. PERFECT PAOLINI STUNS SABALENKA In a major upset on Saturday, Italian Jasmine Paolini managed to come from behind to defeat second seed Aryna Sabalenka. The Italian world number 46 went down 6-2 in […]

WTA Tour Scores: February 21, 2022 – Doha

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 21. For the WTA Tour, that is the WTA 1000 event in Doha. QATAR OPEN: Doha, Qatar | WTA 1000 | Hard Anett Kontaveit […]

WTA Tour Scores: February 16, 2022 – Dubai

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 16. For the WTA Tour, that is the WTA 500 event in Dubai. DUBAI DUTY FREE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS: Dubai, United Arab Emirates | WTA […]

WTA Tour Scores: February 15, 2022 – Dubai

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 heading into February 16. For the WTA Tour, that is the WTA 500 event in Dubai. DUBAI DUTY FREE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS: Dubai, United Arab Emirates | WTA […]

2022 Australian Open Scoreboard: Day 5

IT was a huge day at the Australian Open, with the first of the third round matches completed. The men’s matches went largely to plan, but there was one massive upset in the women’s draw. For the men’s draw, two seeds fell at the expense of unseeded players. Frenchman Adrian Mannarino continued his remarkable run […]

2022 Australian Open Scoreboard: Day 4

IT was a day of upsets on the women’s side, and an Aussie wildcard led the charge on the men’s as the 2022 Australian Open Round of 64 was completed yesterday. In the men’s draw, Australian wildcard Chris O’Connell was the talking point of the day, stunning 13th seed Diego Schwartzman in straight sets, 7-6 […]

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