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ATP Tour wrap: Ruud claims third title in three weeks as Isner wins sixth Atlanta trophy

WHILST the Tokyo Olympics have been taking centre stage this week, the ATP Tour has not stopped with a couple more winners adding to their trophy cabinets this week following title victories in Kitzbuhel, Austria and Atlanta, United States. While rainfall delayed proceedings in Kitzbuhel, that did not seem to impact top seed Norwegian Casper Ruud who completed […]

ATP Tour wrap: 250 events shape up

THREE more ATP 250 events have begun this week in the wake of the Tokyo Olympics beginning over the weekend, with two clay court events starting up in Gstaad, Switzerland and Umag, Croatia, as the Mifel Open hard court event began in Mexico. In Switzerland, sixth seed Benoit Paire and eighth seed Feliciano Lopez both claimed […]

Raonic hits 21 aces to proceed to Round of 16 at St Petersburg

DAY 2 at St Petersburg saw two of the Russian favourites enter the draw, with third and fourth seeds Andrey Rublev and Karen Khachanov coming away with straight sets wins, as did fellow seeds Milos Raonic and Borna Coric. None of the day’s six matches went past two sets, with all the seeded matches completed […]

Thiem and Auger-Aliassime set up blockbuster

FELIX Auger-Aliassime booked his ticket to Round 4 of the US Open with a dominant 6-1 6-0 6-4 victory over Corentin Moutet. The Canadian has had an outstanding tournament so far, having only dropped one set across his three matches to date. Moutet came into this match with confidence after a strong win against 23rd […]

Millmania hits US Open as Aussies have great day out

JOHN Millman is through to the second round of the US Open after upsetting Georgian 22nd seed, Nikoloz Basilashvili in a memorable win. Millman is most famous for his upset victory in the third round against Roger Federer a couple of years ago at Flushing Meadows, and he showed why he is capable of running […]

Mertens flexes muscles as top seed Pliskova has shock exit

ELISE Mertens has had a stunning opening round win at the Western & Southern Open, while number one seed Karolina Pliskova had a shock round one exit and Ons Jabeur and Vera Zvonareva have defied terrible opening sets to advance through on day four of the WTA Tour competition. Meanwhile the ATP Tour tournament saw the first […]

Form shows in New York as stacked qualifying draw gets underway

IT was a huge first day at the traditional Cincinnati Masters – moved to New York for COVID-19 reasons in the lead up to the United States – with the Western & Southern Open’s qualifying taking place in the women’s and men’s draws. Focusing the attention on the women’s draw, three of the top four […]

2020 ATP Miami Open fantasy tennis: Nakashima keeps run going in remarkable fourth round berth

AMERICAN wildcard, Brandon Nakashima has remarkably kept his run at the 2020 ATP Miami Open fantasy tennis tournament going after defeating 30th seed German, Jan-Lennard Struff in the third round. In only his second ATP Tour tournament, Nakashima has already bundled out Nick Kyrgios, Matteo Berrettini and now Struff on his way to a head-to-head […]

2020 ATP Miami Open fantasy tennis: Edmund downs Schwartzman as Canadians win through

KYLE Edmund caused the upset of day five at the ATP Tour’s Miami Open fantasy tennis tournament by knocking out 12th seed, Diego Schwartzman. The Brit competitor won 6-3 6-4 in an hour and 36 minutes against his Argentinian opponent, moving through to face seventh seed Frenchman, Gael Monfils in the Round of 16. Monfils […]

2020 ATP Miami Open fantasy tennis: Nakashima continues giant-killing run

UNITED States wildcard, Brandon Nakashima has claimed the biggest scalp of his short career, taking out number eight seed, Matteo Berrettini. The 18-year-old only turned professional at the start of the year and played in Delray Beach as his inaugural tournament, but in only his fifth ATP Tour match, the teenager has taken out a […]

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