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Aussie duo charge into men’s doubles final

AUSTRALIA has a knack of producing the most exciting and oddly successful one-off doubles partnerships at Melbourne Park, and the latest pairing is just one win away from keeping the men’s doubles title in Australia. After the success of Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis last year, the home nation has produced another incredible doubles partnership, […]

Khachanov cruises into maiden Aus Open quarterfinal

AFTER reaching at least the last eight in the other three majors, Russian Karen Khachanov has broken his drought at the Australian Open, securing a spot in the quarterfinals following an emphatic win over Yoshihito Nishioka. The 18th seed was playing in his first ever fourth round match at Melbourne Park yesterday, having frustratingly reached […]

2023 Australian Open ICYMI: Day 5

AFTER a day of upsets and epics on Thursday, and though a bit more normality returned to Melbourne Park in the day session, there were still plenty of surprises at night. THE GOOD: Unpredictable wins. China’s Lin Zhu stunned sixth seed Maria Sakkari in three sets, while Sebastian Korda took down 2022 finalist, Daniil Medvedev […]

2023 Australian Open ICYMI: Day 3

RAIN effectively put a massive line through progress at the Australian Open yesterday, with non-covered courts unable to begin play until 5pm, forcing a backlog of players waiting for either their first or second round matches. Luckily the tournament got through all the games to be back on schedule, but plenty of players will need […]

Italy clean sweeps Norway into Brisbane final

ITALY has made light work of lowly ranked Norway in the United Cup, with Matteo Berrettini downing world number three Casper Ruud to ensure a clean slate heading into the finals. Given the importance placed on the fourth semi-finalist to have the best overall record, Italy’s 5-0 effort against Norway will go a long way […]

Sakkari sets Greece up for great win

GREECE is on the board officially in the 2022 United Cup, with a double-up performance from Maria Sakkari helping secure a 4-1 win over Bulgaria and open the tournament with a win. After leading 2-0 from the opening day, Sakkari won her individual singles match, then came back and got the job done alongside fellow […]

Aussies secure Davis Cup Finals knockout spot

AUSTRALIA has become the first nation to secure the Davis Cup Finals knockout spot, after a second straight win in Pool C. The Aussies defeated France leaving just Germany to come and determine who will top the Pool, while United States’ second win – defeating Kazakhstan – also moved the nation into prime position for […]

Swedes stun as Aussies, Canadians and Dutch win Davis Cup openers

THREE of the Davis Cup Finals Group matches have been run and done, with Sweden, Australia and Netherlands all picking up victories in their respective groups. Sweden knocked off Argentina in a big Group A upset, Australia cruised to a 3-0 whitewash of Belgium in Group C, and Netherlands took down Kazakhstan in Group D. […]

2022 Davis Cup Group Finals preview

FRESH off the back of the US Open, 16 nations will compete across four cities as the 2022 Davis Cup Group Finals gets underway today. There will be a new champion crowned after reigning titleholder Russia will not be in attendance due to being suspended from the competition following the nations’ invasion of Ukraine. It […]

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 […]

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