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Gracheva stuns Sakkari in Roland Garros boilover

FORMER Top 40 talent Varvara Gracheva has stunned the Roland Garros crowd by coming from behind to knock over sixth seed Maria Sakkari. The current world number 88 – who was playing her first Roland Garros under the French flag since changing allegiances from Russia – is yet to win a WTA Tour title, but […]

2022 Australian Open Scoreboard: Day 1

THE 2022 Australian Open got underway yesterday and in Rookie Me Central’s Australian Open Scoreboard, see how every match went down. The men’s singles went largely to plan, with only Sebastian Korda‘s win over British 12th seed Cameron Norrie, and Australian wildcard Aleksandar Vukic victory 30th seed South African Lloyd Harris the sole seeded upsets. […]

ATP & WTA Tour Scores: Jan 11, 2022

FINDING all the ATP and 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 January 12. We have also noted down some key matches to look forward to later today. Sydney Tennis Classic Fresh off […]

Billie Jean King Cup day one wrap: Day 1 – Canada stuns France as Belgium wins opening tie

CANADA has stunned reigning champions France on the opening day of the Billie Jean King Cup despite being heavily understrength for the clash. The North American nation was without Bianca Andreescu or Leylah Fernandez, but just found a way to topple the world number ones who chose not to use second ranked player Caroline Garcia. […]

WTA Tour Player Focus: Paula Badosa

SPANIARD Paula Badosa is rapidly becoming one of the WTA Tours’ brightest names. Recently crowned as victorious at this years’ Indian Wells tournament, the 23-year-old has enjoyed a meteoric rise going from a rank of 70 to a career-high of 13 in less than a year. Originally hailing from Begur, Spain, Badosa has garnered comparisons […]

2021 Billie Jean King Cup nation preview: France

THE WTA Tour’s most prestigious team event is less than a month away, and Draft Central is counting down the days until it kicks off by previewing each team individually. Starting with the lowest ranked nation through to the highest one, we take a look at each squad, their fixtures, and what they might be […]

2021 Billie Jean King Cup nominations confirmed

WITH action just a few weeks away, the 2021 Billie Jean King Cup nominations have come in for the 12 teams battling it out for glory. Several big names will miss the event, led by world number one Ash Barty and world number two Aryna Sabalenka, but nations like Switzerland and Spain will be at […]

WTA Tour wrap: Andreescu and Barty continue strong form

IT was a fairly comprehensive day for the US Open’s top seeds, as the Round of 64 came to a close with some intriguing results coming to light. Not only that, but yesterday’s delayed matchup was completed with 16th seed Angelique Kerber earning her third round berth, albeit a day later than expected. It was a […]

WTA Tour wrap: Seeds continue to star as Andreescu fights to remain

THE US Open women’s draw has already seen plenty of intriguing results shake up the competition, but once more it was the seeds that stepped up to the pressure with just two more joining Yulia Putintseva on the sidelines following the first round. The likes of Ash Barty, Karolina Pliskova, Iga Swiatek and Petra Kvitova had little issue getting […]

WTA Tour wrap: Huge results across WTA 250 events

THE Round of 16 has begun in both Chicago, Illinois and Cleveland, Ohio, with plenty of intrigue surrounding the day’s results. In Chicago, seventh and eighth seeds Kristina Mladenovic and Marta Kostyuk both made it through to the quarter finals unscathed, with straight sets wins apiece. Mladenovic required just 72 minutes to stop Canadian Francoise Abanda in her tracks with […]

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