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ATP Tour wrap: Beltings galore as top seeds return at Monte Carlo Masters

TOP seeds and clay court specialists made their way through to the third round of the 2021 Monte Carlo Masters event, with a massively one-sided day of results. As the 14 remaining matches in the second round were completed, just one of those – Frenchman’s Lucas Pouille‘s victory over Australian Alexei Popyrin – went went […]

ATP Tour wrap: ATP 250 events begin in Europe

TWO ATP 250 events began this week, with proceedings starting up at the Sardegna Open in Cagliari, Italy, and the AnyTech365 Andalucia Open in Marbella, Spain. At Sardegna, both seeds fell on Day 1 of the main event with seventh seed Argentinian Guido Pella and eighth seed Tommy Paul unable to overcome their respective lower ranked opposition. For Pella, […]

ATP 250 wraps: Tight matches at Rotterdam and Buenos Aires set the tone for competitions

JUST eight Round of 32 matches have played out across the Rotterdam and Argentina ATP 250 tournaments on the official first day of competition at both events, with plenty of interesting results at each of the two fields. At Rotterdam, two former champions found their form as Kei Nishikori disposed of Canadian seventh seed Felix Auger […]

2021 ATP 250 previews: Montpellier, Cordoba and Singapore

THREE ATP Tour 250 events will take off immediately after the Australian Open this weekend, with a number of mid-tier talents gaining some extra match practice following disappointing exits from the Australian Open. The top ranked player across the three tournaments is Diego Schwartzman (ninth) at Cordoba, while Roberto Bautista Agut (13th) is top seed […]

ATP 250 wraps: Aussies succeed on home soil as Kyrgios returns

ANOTHER huge day was had at both the Great Ocean Road Open and Murray River Open, with the ATP 250 tournaments showcasing plenty of formidable names heading into the Australian Open next week. It was a massive day at the Great Ocean Road Open, with a couple of intriguing results coming out of the Round […]

2021 ATP Cup preview: Argentina

ARGENTINA have opted for a fairly obvious four to send to the ATP Cup, with ninth ranked Diego Schwartzman helping them qualify for the tournament, but only one other singles player, as well as a doubles combination which will hopefully get them a leg up in that deciding tie if required. TEAM: Diego Schwartzman Guido […]

Gaston last Frenchman standing at Roland Garros as Italians soar

IT was a great day at the French Open if you were an Italian, but not so much for the home nation as just one player remains from the 48 players left in the 2020 Roland Garros ATP draw. The first half of second round matches were completed today with just 20-year-old Hugo Gaston remaining […]

Kei returns in Kitzbuhel as Garcia overcomes quick turnaround to win in Istanbul

A STAR-studded Generali Open in Kitzbuhel, Austria kicked off mid-week with a host of top 30 players who were ousted from the US Open on show, whilst the BNP Paribas Tennis Championships got underway in Istanbul. Both tournaments had players who lasted as long as the fourth round at Flushing Meadows, meaning they had as […]

Kukushkin ousts Garin in five, sets up third round clash with Thompson

MIKHAIL Kukushkin has outlasted Chilean 13th seed Cristian Garin to win in five sets today, setting up a third round encounter at the US Open with Australian Jordan Thompson. The 32-year-old Kazakhstan player won the first two sets with ease, before Garin hit back in the next two to level the match at two sets […]

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 […]

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