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Seeds shine in Adelaide, youth progresses across the ditch

IT was a good day for the top seeds at the Adelaide International yesterday, with six progressing as the tournament begins to heat up. Some had a harder time than others though, such as second seed Nicolas Jarry. After losing the first set in a tiebreaker to Italian Matteo Arnaldi, he hit back to win […]

Adelaide and Auckland bring mixed bag for Aussie boys

IT was an ace day for the Australians in Adelaide, as multiple Aussies picked up wins. One of those was Jordan Thompson, who fresh off the back of his win against Rafael Nadal last week defeated Facundo Diaz Acosta. In just under an hour and a half, the Australian defeated the Argentinian 6-2 6-2. It […]

Rune rolls into Brisbane quarters after another tough slog

TOP seed Holger Rune is not having the easiest run of matches or playing at his peak performance despite facing lower ranked opponents, but the Dane was still able to secure his place in the Brisbane International quarter finals. After having to come from behind against Australian Max Purcell in the first round, Rune was […]

Red-hot Rinky tames Thanasi

NO MATTER the result, an Australian was going to be the winner as wildcard Rinky Hijikata took on Thanasi Kokkinakis on Show Court 1 at the Brisbane International. In a match that lasted an hour and 37 minutes, it was Hijikata who emerged victorious, shaking off an early Kokkinakis challenge to win 7-6 6-2. Hijikata […]

2024 United Cup preview: Group D

FOURTH seeded France heads into the 2024 United Cup Group D as favourites to advance, taking on Italy and Germany in this year’s tournament. The French finished second in the group stage last year as Italy progressed through to the final, but was whitewashed by a strong American outfit. Taking place in Sydney at Ken […]

Italy secures second Davis Cup title

FOR the second successive year, Australia had to settle for runners-up as a powerful Italian unit continued its outstanding 2023 Davis Cup run to lift just its second men’s team trophy in history. Led by top five young gun Jannik Sinner – fresh off back-to-back victories against Novak Djokovic in singles and doubles last match […]

2023 Davis Cup Final 8 draw decided

EIGHT teams remain in the 2023 Davis Cup hunt following the group stage of the Finals that occurred over the weekend. Following the qualification from that, the eight sides who made it through – the top two from each pool – now know their respective roads to the ultimate nation glory. World numbers ones Canada […]

Svitolina’s Roland Garros run defies own expectations

HAVING given birth to her first child last October, Ukrainian Elina Svitolina admitted she never would have dreamed to reach a Roland Garros quarter final within eight months. But coming off a title in Strasbourg in the lead-up to the Paris event, Svitolina has ground her way through the first four matches to set up […]

Blinkova back to best, repeats shock upset

FRANCE’S best hope of a Roland Garros title was eliminated overnight, with fifth seed Caroline Garcia suffering a shock defeat at the hands of Russian Anna Blinkova. In a case of history repeating itself, Blinkova came back from a set down to win in three and advance through to the third round of the French […]

2023 Australian Open ICYMI: Day 1

IT was a massive opening day at Melbourne Park, with plenty of storylines coming from the 2023 Australian Open. We take a look at the good, bad and ugly, as well as some of the matches that stood out for fans as the first Grand Slam of the year got underway. THE GOOD: Chinese teenager […]

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