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2024 Roland Garros men’s singles preview

TOMORROW night Australian time the 2024 French Open kicks off in Paris, with a star-studded draw set to provide plenty of highlights in the men’s singles. We take a look at what the draw could provide, with the contenders and the Aussies to how they are placed. REIGNING CHAMPION Novak Djokovic (Serbia) Reigning champion Novak […]

2024 ATP Madrid Open preview

SPANISH star Carlos Alcaraz returns to his home country to defend his 2023 ATP Madrid Open title when the 1000 Masters tournament begins tomorrow. The second seed defeated German Jan-Lennard Struff in the final last season, while this tournament also marks the return of Rafael Nadal back to the event as some of the best […]

Rune wins Dimitrov slog to reach Monte Carlo quarters

WHEN you had to play your Round of 32 match earlier in the day following rain suspension from the previous day, the last thing you want is an epic struggle, but that was exactly the case for Dane Holger Rune who needed three and half hours to get past Grigor Dimitrov and reach the Monte […]

Demon dash – Aussie races into second round

TOP-RANKED Australian Alex de Minaur was at his brutal best, making light work of Swiss Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka to reach the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters in a flurry. Needing just 63 minutes against the wildcard, de Minaur won 6-3 6-0, including the last eight games of the match. Wasting no […]

Struff that! German’s Monte Carlo magic

BIG serving German Jan-Lennard Struff has left the Monte Carlo Masters crowd shocked after producing an all-time comeback against Argentinian Sebastian Baez. Heading in as the underdog against the South American who had already collected two clay court titles this season, Struff fought back from 6-1 5-2 down in the second set to win 10 […]

Indian Wells D6 wrap: Nardi nails Djoker in giant upset

LAST month Italian Luca Nardi lost to the 409th ranked Ramkumar Ramanathan in a Challenger event in India, and today the 20-year-old stunned world number one Novak Djokovic at Indian Wells. Becoming the lowest ranked player to defeat Djokovic at a Masters 1000 or Grand Slam since 2008, Nardi shocked the tennis world with a […]

Indian Wells D4 wrap: Gael storms into Pole’s position

FRENCH veteran Gael Monfils has enjoyed a career resurgence in 2024, and that continued in the second round of Indian Wells when he stunned eighth seeded Pole, Hubert Hurkacz. The 37-year-old Monfils bagelled the unsuspecting Hurkacz in the first set, and after losing the second in a tiebreaker stepped back ip to the plate to […]

2024 Indian Wells ATP preview

KNOWN as “The Fifth Slam”, Indian Wells is the most prestigious tennis tournament outside the four majors. Held in the Californian desert, Indian Wells boasts massive fields of 96 men and 96 women battling it out from a shared prize pool of $9 million USD. Today both singles draws were released and we take a […]

Hubi survives Lehecka scare in Rotterdam

AN EPIC third set tiebreaker saw fourth seed Hubert Hurkacz survive an almighty scare from Czech talent Jiri Lehecka to reach the Round of 16 at the ABN AMRO Open in Rotterdam. The pair went to back-to-back tiebreakers lasting 20 points apiece, before the Pole finally saluted, 6-3 6-7 7-6. In a match that lasted […]

Darderi joins Italian young guns in top 100

ITALIAN 21-year-old Luciano Darderi broke through for his maiden ATP Tour title in Cordoba over the weekend, winning the ATP 250 event to rise up an incredible 60 places on the world rankings. Darderi became the sixth Italian inside the top 100, and fifth aged 22 or under in what shapes as a blossoming future […]

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