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Norrie produces Paire of Benoit bagels

SEVENTH seed Brit, Cameron Norrie has advanced through to the second round at the US Open courtesy of an unusual straight sets win over Frenchman Benoit Paire. Taking on the former top 20 player – who now resides at 189th in the men’s singles – Norrie might not have the weapons that his opponent has, […]

Sinner the winner after toppling Thanasi

ITALIAN Jannik Sinner received the best possible 21st birthday present by overcoming a dogged Thanasi Kokkinakis in a thrilling three-set blockbuster. The players spent a whopping three hours and 15 minutes on court, with the 10th seed eventually overcoming the qualifier, 6-7 6-4 7-6 in the first round of the Western & Southern Open ATP […]

Serena breaks 430-day drought

SERENA Williams has broken her 430-day winless drought by defeating Spaniard, Nuria Parrizas Diaz in straight sets. The American 23-time Grand Slam winner proved too good for the lucky loser, finally getting her first win in more than a year at the National Bank Open in Toronto. Williams’ Round of 64 victory was one of […]

Naomi returns to win first match since April

FOUR-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka has returned to the WTA Tour, producing a hard-fought three set win over promising Chinese teenager Qinwen Zheng. The former world number one has not played since her first round loss at Roland Garros, and has not won a match since the Madrid Open on April 30. In a […]

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. […]

Serena returns as Wimbledon kicks off

THE Greatest of All Time (GOAT) is back on the WTA Tour, with American 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams returning via Wimbledon with the grass court major kicking off on Monday. It has been 12 months since Williams last took to the court, having to retire at three games apiece in the first round […]

Tsitsipas pacifies Demon to reach Round of 16

GREEK star Stefanos Tsitsipas has reached the fourth round of the 2022 ATP Masters 1000 Miami Open after defeating Australian 25th seed Alex de Minaur. The third seed won in straight sets 6-4 6-3, to join the other top two seeds in the Round of 16. Of the last two day’s play, only three unseeded […]

King Kyrgios runs ragged over Rublev

AUSTRALIAN Nick Kyrgios has one again shone a light on his potential by crushing fifth seed and Top 10 talent Andrey Rublev in a dominant 6-3 6-0 win to reach the third round of the Miami Open. The world number 102 used all the tricks in his kit bag to completely tear apart the Russian […]

Korda blows away Davidovich Fokina in huge Miami win

AMERICAN Sebastian Korda has obliterated Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in the opening round of the ATP Miami Masters 1000 on the way to the Round of 64. The local hope only dropped two games in 71 minutes to storm to a 6-1 6-1 victory as he eyes off entering the Top 30 for the first […]

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