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2020 WTA Abierto Mexicano preview: Madison has the Keys to victory

MADISON Keys leads the field in the WTA International event in Acapulco, Mexico, where Sloane Stephens is the other top 30 prospect taking to the hard courts next week. FAVOURITE: Madison Keys (USA) The standout prospect in the draw, Keys realistically should not have too many problems winning this title. All of her major rivals […]

2020 WTA Qatar Open preview: Barty hopeful of return in stacked field of entrants

AN AMAZING field has signed up for what promises to be a memorable Qatar Open on the WTA Tour with world number one Ash Barty set to play alongside at least six other top 10 stars. With others in serious form and depth like few other tournaments, this promises to be a huge event with […]

Fed Cup qualifiers wrap: Eight nations book spot in Finals

SIX of the eight seeded nations have booked a spot in the Fed Cup finals following the round’s qualifying action over the weekend. Plenty of top 20 WTA Tour players were running around the courts across the world in a number of tight contests. Fourth seed Germany was the only side to sweep the opponent […]

2020 Fed Cup qualifiers preview: Nations load up on star talent

MUCH like the Davis Cup last year, the Fed Cup in 2020 has undergone a revamp with a World Cup-style tournament planned for Budapest in April. In it, 12 nations will compete for the title, with last year’s grand finalists, France and Australia automatically qualifying, as well as host nation Hungary, and wildcard Czech Republic […]

Australian Open: Semi-final preview – Ash Barty vs. Sofia Kenin

AUSTRALIA’S best hope at a female Grand Slam winner on home soil has made it through to the final four against a young American who has passed every challenge thrown her way. FOR MORE TENNIS CONTENT THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, JOIN OUR TENNIS FACEBOOK GROUP Age: 23 | 21 Height: 165cm | 170cm Ranking: 1 | […]

Australian Open: Women’s Day 7 review – Jabeur’s run continues as Barty prepares to party with Kvitova

A GRAND Slam bolter and a couple of Grand Slam winners all booked spots in the quarter finals as the first half of the draw was down to just four competitors remaining in the Australian Open for 2020. Two days after topping a 23-time Grand Slam winner in Serena Williams, China’s Wang Qiang suffered the […]

Australian Open player report: Coco Gauff (USA)

COCO Gauff produced one of the performances of the tournament by downing third seed and reigning Australian Open champion, Naomi Osaka. Gauff was sensational throughout the match, winning in straight sets 6-3 6-4, showcasing her ability to match it with Osaka through long baseline rallies, while still having areas to work on for the future. […]

Australian Open: Women’s Day 3 review – Goerges through to Round of 32 as big guns send message

BELGIAN, Julia Goerges is through to the Round of 32 after a commanding three-set win over 13th seed Croatian, Petra Martic. She joined a host of big names from the women’s draw in the third round, with the other half of Round 2 to be completed today, weather permitting. Goerges once again proved she can […]

Australian Open player focus: Naomi Osaka

JAPANESE fan favourite and world number three, Naomi Osaka barely skipped a beat in Round 2 of the Australian Open, beating her Chinese opposition in straight sets in an intense match as Osaka looks to back up her impeccable 2019 Open victory. The quiet hard hitter was like a bull out of the gates early […]

Osaka reigns supreme in gritty Round 2 clash

DAY 3 of the Australian Open started with a bang with third seed and 2019 Open winner, Naomi Osaka taking on China’s Zheng Saisai. While Osaka predictably came out on top in straight sets, Saisai put Osaka through her paces to create a highly exciting and pressure-filled contest. Osaka got off to a strong start […]

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