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Shel-shocked: American young gun wins epic

AMERICAN young gun Ben Shelton continues to defy the odds in his maiden Australian Open, reaching the quarterfinals of the event after securing an incredible five-set win against close friend J.J. Wolf. In a match that lasted three hours and 47 minutes, and feature three tiebreakers across five sets, Shelton booked his place in the […]

2023 Australian Open ICYMI: Day 4

CHAOS reigned supreme on day four of the Australian Open, with the men’s draw in particular producing a number of unbelievable upsets. With the drawn blown wide open, it offered plenty of chances for lesser known players to step up and potentially go deep in this year’s Australian Open. THE GOOD: He will make it […]

Popyrin gains vital match practice in Fritz loss

AUSSIE Alexei Popyrin had some additional match practice in against world number nine Taylor Fritz at the Kooyong Classic on Thursday. The 6-7 1-6 loss to the American is his seventh match of 2022, after he qualified and reached the quarterfinals of the Adelaide International last week before going down in a close bout against […]

Kyrgios and Medvedev set for rematch

ANOTHER blockbuster clash between world number one Daniil Medvedev and Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios will face off in the fourth round of the US Open after winning their respective Round of 32 matches today. The pair clashed in the second round of the Australian Open in a controversial match which resulted in Medvedev getting the […]

Draper drops Felix, joins Andy in third round

NEXT Gen ATP Finals hope Jack Draper has stormed into the third round of the US Open, leaving sixth seed Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassme in his way. The unseeded Brit who is enjoying a breakout year having won 13 of his 15 career matches and reached 53rd in the world, downed Auger-Aliassime in straight sets, despite […]

Galan-t win sees Colombian qualifier stun Stef

A STUNNING performance from Colombian qualifier Daniel Elahi Galan has left fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas struggling to comprehend what the South American produced during their first round match at the US Open. Galan – who did not drop a set during qualifying – won 11 straight games to start the match against the Greek star, […]

Thiem hungrier than the Wolf

AUSTRIAN Dominic Thiem showed he was able to outlast American wildcard J.J. Wolf in a three-set epic in the opening round at Winston-Salem. In what will be the Austrian’s final tuneup before the US Open – his first and only Grand Slam title came from Flushing Meadows – Thiem knocked off Wolf 6-7 7-5 7-6 […]

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 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 […]

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