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Djokovic equals ATP Finals titles record

SERBIAN star Novak Djokovic has equalled Roger Federer‘s six ATP Finals titles after defeating Casper Ruud in the decider overnight. The Turin final earned Djokovic $4.7 million USD with the 21-time Grand Slam winner defeating the Norwegian in straight sets, 7-5 6-3. The seventh seed cruised through the tournament undefeated, and though he was challenged […]

No Djok – Holger Rune’s Novak Paris dream

DANISH teenager Holger Rune has stunned former world number one Novak Djokovic to win his maiden ATP Masters 1000 crown at the Paris Masters overnight. In doing so, the 19-year-old reached the top 10 in the world rankings for the first time in his career. The win, which marked Rune’s third title – both career […]

US rising talents fly flag in Flushing Meadows

THE future of US men’s tennis was on show in Flushing Meadows with three of the four players out on court from the home nation winning and booking their spots in the US Open third round. Lead by young gun Brandon Nakashima who upset 17th seed Grigor Dimitrov, Frances Tiafoe and Jenson Brooksby also made […]

Norrie produces Paire of Benoit bagels

SEVENTH seed Brit, Cameron Norrie has advanced through to the second round at the US Open courtesy of an unusual straight sets win over Frenchman Benoit Paire. Taking on the former top 20 player – who now resides at 189th in the men’s singles – Norrie might not have the weapons that his opponent has, […]

Murray moves through; defeats Stan the Man

GIVEN the tennis world has been consumed by the ‘Big Three’ over the past two decades, it might be easy to forget the two who are perhaps the most unlucky from the dominance of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Having shared in a number of Grand Slam victories in their own right, the […]

Upsets galore in Canada as seeds fall

IT was absolute carnage in both Montreal and Toronto at the top-end as seven of the nine top five seeds in action bowed out of their respective Masters 1000 tournaments. In what showed the evenness of the overall ATP and WTA Tours at the moment, only top women’s seed Iga Swiatek, and fourth men’s seed […]

Kyrgios bowls Baez, next up Medvedev in Montreal

AUSTRALIAN Nick Kyrgios has set up a mouth-watering second round clash against world number one Daniil Medvedev at the National Bank Open in Montreal. The world number 37 – who is coming off a title at the Citi Open in Washington – is in red-hot form and disposed of Argentinian Sebastian Baez in one hour […]

Upsets galore at Washington

IT was a huge day of upsets at Washington after rain interrupted play the day before, as the semi-finalists in both the women’s WTA 250 event and men’s ATP 500 event were decided. In the women’s both seeds were ousted in a couple of upsets, with second seed Emma Raducanu and fourth seed Victoria Azarenka […]

Saville upsets top seed Pegula in Washington

AUSTRALIAN Daria Saville has flown the flag for the nation across the tennis globe by defeating top seed Jessica Pegula in the WTA 250 event in Washington. Saville was one of only two Australians to win on the day – while a massive seven lost – and advanced through to the quarter finals of that […]

Swiatek blasts compatriot in Warsaw homecoming

WORLD number one Iga Swiatek‘s 37-match winning streak might have come to an end at Wimbledon, but the Polish star showed no signs of slowing down in her first match since that event. Swiatek returned home to Warsaw and won her 17th consecutive match on clay with a regulation blitz of compatriot Magdalena Frech. The […]

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