Showing posts for: Madison Keys
Sabs back from the brink to down Svitolina

FACING three match points, world number two Aryna Sabalenka found a way to win against Elina Svitolina in Rome last night, reaching the quarter finals of the WTA 1000 event. Two-time winner Svitolina looked in control late in the deciding set when having two match points in the 12th game, before having another chance leading […]

‘Clayomi’ crashes Kasatkina party to reach Rome fourth round

A TIDAL wave of momentum is swelling behind former number one Naomi Osaka as her return to the WTA Tour continues to build steam. For just the third time in her illustrious career – which included four Grand Slam titles – Osaka has won three straight matches on clay, a surface that has always troubled […]

Sabalenka surges home to reach Madrid final

REIGNING Madrid Open WTA 1000 champion Aryna Sabalenka came back from a disappointing first set to run over the top of Elena Rybakina in an epic three-set semi-final match. Sabalenka lost the first set 6-1 and was a break down in the second before finding a way to come back and close out the contest […]

Rybakina completes stunning Madrid comeback

KAZAKHSTAN Grand Slam champion Elena Rybakina had to fight back from an incredible deficit to overcome her compatriot Yulia Putintseva in a hard-fought three-set match. Rybakina face two match points at 2-5 15-40 down in the deciding set only to come back and hold, on her way to winning five consecutive games and advance to […]

Indian Wells D5 wrap: Lehecka rolls Rublev

THOUGH the majority of results went as expected, Czech Jiri Lehecka ripped up the script when he sent fifth seed Russian Andrey Rublev packing from Indian Wells. Reaching the Round of 16, Lehecka remains one of only two players outside the top 16 in the bottom half of the draw. The win allowed the 22-year-old […]

Indian Wells D3 wrap: Ons we go for Volynets

AMERICAN wildcard Katie Volynets caused the upset of Indian Wells so far, taking down Tunisian sixth seed Ons Jabeur in straight sets. Jabeur has struggled with injury and form in 2024, and in her first match of the WTA 1000 event, was no match or the red-hot world number 131, with Volynets winning 6-4 6-4. […]

2024 Indian Wells WTA preview

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

2024 United Cup preview: Group C

UNITED Cup hosts Australia will have its work cut out for itself, drawing an incredibly tough group at the 2024 event. The Aussies will have to face reigning champions United States, as well as the dangerous Great Britain in a clash of tennis heavyweights of the past eras. Taking place in Perth, Australia will kick […]

Sabs saves semi after first set bagel

IN an incredible turnaround, Belarusian second seed and incoming world number one Aryna Sabalenka fought back from a first set bagel to defeat American Madison Keys in a third set super tiebreak and stamp her ticket into the US Open final. The Australian Open winner looked in serious trouble after failing to win a game […]

Madison finds the Keys to Vondrousova victory

IT has been six years since American Madison Keys contested her home Grand Slam final, and now the 2017 US Open runner-up is just one win away from achieving that feat again. In an impressive display, the 17th seed took down Czech Marketa Vondrousova rather comprehensively, 6-1 6-4 to book her place in the Flushing […]

1 2 3 14