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2024 Wimbledon preview

GRASSCOURT season is at its peak with the All-England Club preparing for the first day of action at Wimbledon tonight. Both the gentlemen’s and ladies singles kick off and will run for the next two weeks and we preview the huge Grand Slam event. GENTLEMEN’S SINGLES Top seed: Jannik Sinner (Italy) Italian Jannik Sinner enters […]

Around the Tour: US Open winners set for quarter finals clash

A TANTALISING quarter finals clash between US Open champions Naomi Osaka and Bianca Andreescu awaits in ‘s-Hertogenbosch after the pair won their respective Round of 16 matches overnight. Osaka, who holds four Grand Slams – all on hard court – three more than Andreescu’s sole 2019 US Open title, will face the fellow wildcard on […]

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 […]

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 D5 wrap: Lehecka rolls Rublev

THOUGH the majority of results went as expected, Czech Jiri Lehecka ripped up the script when he sent fifth seed Russian Andrey Rublev packing from Indian Wells. Reaching the Round of 16, Lehecka remains one of only two players outside the top 16 in the bottom half of the draw. The win allowed the 22-year-old […]

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. […]

2024 Indian Wells ATP preview

KNOWN as “The Fifth Slam”, Indian Wells is the most prestigious tennis tournament outside the four majors. Held in the Californian desert, Indian Wells boasts massive fields of 96 men and 96 women battling it out from a shared prize pool of $9 million USD. Today both singles draws were released and we take a […]

Humbert hunts down Hubi in Dubai upset

FRENCH fifth seed Ugo Humbert continued her fantastic recent ATP Tour form by defeating third seed Pole, Hubert Hurkacz to reach the Dubai Tennis Championships semi-finals. The 25-year-old currently sits at his career-high 18th in the world, and is on the verge of rising futher. Humbert is level on points with 17th ranked Frances Tiafoe, […]

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 […]

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