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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, […]

Sinner the winner after toppling Thanasi

ITALIAN Jannik Sinner received the best possible 21st birthday present by overcoming a dogged Thanasi Kokkinakis in a thrilling three-set blockbuster. The players spent a whopping three hours and 15 minutes on court, with the 10th seed eventually overcoming the qualifier, 6-7 6-4 7-6 in the first round of the Western & Southern Open ATP […]

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 […]

Serena breaks 430-day drought

SERENA Williams has broken her 430-day winless drought by defeating Spaniard, Nuria Parrizas Diaz in straight sets. The American 23-time Grand Slam winner proved too good for the lucky loser, finally getting her first win in more than a year at the National Bank Open in Toronto. Williams’ Round of 64 victory was one of […]

Naomi returns to win first match since April

FOUR-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka has returned to the WTA Tour, producing a hard-fought three set win over promising Chinese teenager Qinwen Zheng. The former world number one has not played since her first round loss at Roland Garros, and has not won a match since the Madrid Open on April 30. In a […]

Demon claims Atlanta title

TOP-RANKED Australian Alex de Minaur has kick-started has American hard court season with an ATP 250 title in Atlanda, defeating local hope Jenson Brooksby. The third seeded Australian defeated the sixth seed United States representative 6-3 6-3 in 91 minutes to claim his sixth career ATP Tour title. Too very similar players in terms of […]

RBA spoils tired Misolic’s party

SPANISH veteran Roberto Bautista Agut has played the role of party pooper, defeating a gallant Filip Misolic 6-2 6-2 in the Generali Open final. The home nation wildcard Misolic had to overcome German Yannick Hanfmann earlier in the day in two hours and 25 minutes, securing a 6-2 2-6 7-6 victory. That took a lot […]

Czech, mate: Noskova claims Cornet scalp

TEENAGE future star Linda Noskova has claimed the biggest win of her career, defeating Alize Cornet to make it back-to-back victories on the WTA Tour. The Czech young gun had not won a WTA main draw match prior to entering the Prague Ladies Open WTA 250 event, but now the wildcard has strung together two […]

Thiem returns home, reaches second round

FORMER world number three Dominic Thiem has returned home to much support, winning through to the second round of the ATP 250 event in Kitzbuhel. The Austrian star’s homecoming – at the tournament where he made his debut 11 years ago – was a sweet one, putting away lucky loser, Alexander Shevchenko in straight sets. […]

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