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Crafty Cornet rolls reigning champ Raducanu

LAST year’s US Open winner, Emma Raducanu is out of the 2022 edition after falling to Frenchwoman Alize Cornet in straight sets on day two of action. Cornet won with a few extra breaks to serve to advance through to the second round 6-3 6-3 in an hour and 42 minutes on Louis Armstrong Stadium. […]

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 […]

Garcia halts incredible Iga in Warsaw

FIFTH seed Caroline Garcia has caused a massive upset, downing top seed and tournament favourite Iga Swiatek in a stunning three-set win on Swiatek’s home court in Warsaw, Poland. The world number one was a heavy favourite to take out the title, and had reached the final eight of the event with an 18-game winning […]

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. […]

Big names continue to fall at Roland Garros

DAY 2 at French Open 2022 saw more big names continue to fall at Roland Garros. The biggest casualty of the second day was reigning women’s champion Barbora Krejcikova, who was undone by world number 97 Diane Parry. The win was Parry’s first at Roland Garros, and it was a maiden win to remember, with […]