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Powerful Paolini progresses as Sun-ny run comes to and end

IT is continuing to be the year to remember for Italian Jasmine Paolini, who breezed past Emma Navarro in straight sets 6-2, 6-1 to reach her first ever semi-final at Wimbledon. In just under an hour, seventh seed Paolini was too strong for the American 19th seed, smashing 19 winners to Navarro’s mere six. In […]

Lulu leaps into unknown territory as history-making Kiwi

KIWI world number 123 Lulu Sun is continuing to create history, this time defeating local hope Emma Raducanu 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 to reach the Quarter Finals at Wimbledon for the first time. Despite Raducanu’s consistency, which saw her finish with only two double faults and 21 unforced errors compared to four and 44 respectively from […]

Brilliant Badosa evicts Kasatkina’s bakery

AFTER three bagels in four sets and only losing three games in the other set, no one on Court 3 was expecting Russian Daria Kasatkina to come away with anything other than a win against the talented, but inconsistent Paula Badosa. However in a match that lasted two hours and 51 minutes – well longer […]

Clinical Navarro storms past Naomi

AMERICAN 19th seed Emma Navarro has enjoyed a strong 2024 season, and her form continued overnight as she ousted Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka in the second round of Wimbledon last night. Reaching the Round of 16 at a third consecutive major in 2024 after not getting past the Round of 64 previously, Navarro is […]

Raducanu returns to roll Renata

BRITISH wildcard Emma Raducanu has returned to the scene where he career exploded three years earlier, winning in straight set in the first round of Wimbledon. In front of a passionate home crowd, the nation’s talented young gun who rose to fame in 2021 after reaching a fourth round at the All-England club then remarkable […]

Teenage Andreeva breaks Aussie in dominant win

TEENAGE wunderkind Mirra Andreeva stormed into the quarter finals of the WTA 500 Brisbane International with a dominant 6-1 6-1 smashing of Australian wildcard Arina Rodionova. In a match that lasted just 65 minutes, the 16-year-old Andreeva only dropped one point off her first serve to reach the last eight. Andreeva has long been considered […]

Thiem hungrier than the Wolf

AUSTRIAN Dominic Thiem showed he was able to outlast American wildcard J.J. Wolf in a three-set epic in the opening round at Winston-Salem. In what will be the Austrian’s final tuneup before the US Open – his first and only Grand Slam title came from Flushing Meadows – Thiem knocked off Wolf 6-7 7-5 7-6 […]