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Money for Jam-richova as top seed reaches quarters

SLOVAKIAN junior star Renata Jamrichova is through to the Roland Garros Round of 16 after a strong straight sets win over Czech Lucie Urbanova overnight. Though the world number one junior dropped her opening match first set, she has since won four on the trot to move into the third round. In her win over […]

Salkova edges Gibson as finalists crack Top 200

RISING WTA Tour stars Dominika Salkova and Talia Gibson have both earned their way into the Top 200 for the first time in their respective careers. The young guns reached the recent W75 Maribor final where the teenager Czech saluted in straight sets, 6-2 6-4. Both players entered the tournament unseeded with Salkova ranked 204th […]

Former top 30 Junior seeks return with upset

STARTING June last year as the world number 22 on the Junior Girls’ ITF circuit, former German now Kazakh Sonja Zhiyenbayeva, had slipped outside the top 100 this year. At that stage, she had reached a third round of the Australian Open Juniors and second round at Roland Garros – losing to 2024 Aus Open […]

Player Focus: Emerson Jones (Australia)

AUSTRALIAN young gun Emerson Jones captured the hearts of the green and gold fans at Melbourne Park as the 15-year-old made it to the junior Grand Slam final. Though she ultimately fell short of ultimate glory to the incredible Renata Jamrichova, her performance through the tournament was outstanding. In this piece, we take a look […]

Jamrichova completes dream Aus Open with title

SLOVAKIAN young gun Renata Jamrichova lived up to her top seed billing by taking home the 2024 Australian Open Junior Girls Singles crown. The 16-year-old proved too strong and consistent for local hope and sixth seed Emerson Jones, running out a 6-4 6-1 victory on Rod Laver Arena today. After a tight opening set that […]

Junior Jones aims to emulate Barty Party

MELBOURNE Park might well reach fever pitch today when Australian Emerson Jones takes to Rod Laver Arena for the Junior Girls Singles final. The 15-year-old is the first Aussie girl to reach a Junior Grand Slam final since former world number one Ash Barty and the comparisons do not end there. The Queensland teenager took […]

Junior Joneses: Hayden and Emerson fly Aussie flag

PROMISING brother and sister duo Hayden and Emerson Jones are the last two Australians remaining in the 2024 Australian Open Junior Singles competitions. The pair won their respective third round matches and now find themselves in quarter finals and just three wins away from making history. Hayden, the 16th seed fought past the big serving […]

Joint snaps Brit qualifier’s run

AFTER a gruelling three-hour opening round win over a seeded opponent, Australian young gun Maya Joint had an easier task in her 58-minute rout of British qualifier, Isabelle Lacy. In a strong performance from the 17-year-old, Joint won 6-2 6-1 to move into the Round of 16 and set up a huge third round match […]

Berkieta blasts Brazilian in second round win

POLISH teenager Tomasz Berkieta blasted his way into the record books with a hard-fought three-set win over Brazilian Enzo Kohlmann De Frietas to reach the third round of the Australian Open Junior Boys’ Singles. The third seeded serving machine – who reached the semi-finals at Melbourne Park 12 months ago – recorded a whopping 233 […]

Jones jostles past Egorova in opening round

AUSTRALIAN teenager Emerson Jones fought off a ridiculous display of power from her Russian opponent, qualifier Daria Egorova to advance through to the second round of the Australian Open Junior Girls’ Singles event yesterday. Jones is coming off a victory at Traralgon, a J300 event where she only dropped one set for the entire tournament. […]