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Hubi survives Lehecka scare in Rotterdam

AN EPIC third set tiebreaker saw fourth seed Hubert Hurkacz survive an almighty scare from Czech talent Jiri Lehecka to reach the Round of 16 at the ABN AMRO Open in Rotterdam. The pair went to back-to-back tiebreakers lasting 20 points apiece, before the Pole finally saluted, 6-3 6-7 7-6. In a match that lasted […]

Bublik regains Montpellier title in hard-fought win

HALF of Alexander Bublik‘s titles have now come from Montpellier after the world number 27 won his second trophy in three years at the Open Sud de France. The top-ranked Kazakh came back from a first set deficit to post a 5-7 6-2 6-3 victory in two hours and 18 minutes on Court Patrice Dominguez […]

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 […]

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 […]

Demon defeats Djoker as Aussies reach semis

WITHOUT a doubt the biggest win of his career, Alex de Minaur took down the best player in the world in Novak Djokovic with a sublime straight sets performance to send Australia into the 2024 United Cup semi-finals. On a day where all four results were 3-0 whitewashes – largely due to teams putting in […]

North Americans survive United Cup thrillers

IT was far from easy, but both Canada and the United States won in third set super tiebreak circumstances during yesterday’s United Cup. Gaining greater resistance than perhaps they thought – and Canada not utilising top singles player Felix Auger-Aliassime – the pair overcame Chile and Great Britain respectively. With Canada coming up against the […]

China finds Czech mate in clean sweep

CHINA stunned Group E’s top ranked nation in Czech Republic with a 3-0 clean sweep over higher ranked opponents. Though the Asian nation was regarded as a dark horse coming into the tournament, few could have predicted that China would breeze past one of the tournament favourites. Zhizhen Zhang had the first big challenge up […]

2024 United Cup preview: Group B

GREECE’S top 10 stars will hope to lift the Mediterranean nation up and raise the 2024 United Cup trophy, as the country takes on a weakened Canada, and lowest ranked team at the tournament, Chile. Taking place in Sydney at Ken Rosewall Arena, Canada and Chile kick off play on Sunday at 10:30am as the […]

2023 Davis Cup Final 8 draw decided

EIGHT teams remain in the 2023 Davis Cup hunt following the group stage of the Finals that occurred over the weekend. Following the qualification from that, the eight sides who made it through – the top two from each pool – now know their respective roads to the ultimate nation glory. World numbers ones Canada […]

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 […]

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