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2022 ATP Cup nominations revealed

NOW the 2021 Davis Cup Finals are done and dusted, the next step for the world’s best ATP Tour players is the identical format of the ATP Cup. The two singles, one doubles format event is held in Australia in January, with 16 teams competing in four groups of four. Each of the four sides […]

2021 ATP Tour preview: Big guns return for crack at ATP 500 title in Vienna

A STACKED field takes part in another ATP 500 event, this time in Vienna, Austria which kicks off tonight. It is one of two majors events on the ATP Tour this week, with the other being an ATP 250 event in St. Petersburg, which still features a number of up-and-coming stars. Erste Bank Open ATP […]

Next-Gen ATP Finals: Who is in contention?

THE Next-Gen ATP Finals are less than a month away now, with the Milan, Italy event set for November 9-13 and boasting some huge emerging talent. While the tournament was not played in 2020, the beauty of the Next-Gen Finals system is that it showcases the top 21-and-under talent, meaning that last year’s potential finalists […]

Norrie claims maiden Masters 1000 title for sparkling season to roll on

GREAT Britain’s Cameron Norrie has continued his remarkable revival this season, with the 26-year-old hitting his straps and bolting up into the Top 20 for the first time in his career. Coming into 2021, Norrie held a 51-60 win-loss record on the ATP Tour with no ATP Tour titles to his name. Fast forward to […]

Midweek Tour update: Indian Wells quarter finals get underway

SIX of the eight quarter finals have been completed across the ATP and WTA Tour’s BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Two of the men’s quarter finals were completed in very different fashions, whilst all four of the women’s quarter finals decided the 2021 semi-finalists. INDIAN WELLS ATP: Two in-form players upset a couple of […]

ATP Next-Gens make move at US Open

FOUR Next-Gen eligible players reached the fourth round or better at the US Open in a terrific show of the future of men’s tennis. In taking a look at the Young Guns, we look at who made their move during the Grand Slam, with some rising double-digit rankings, and one becoming the top ranked player […]

ATP Tour wrap: Upsets continue ahead of US Open second week

A COUPLE of seeds fell in intriguing circumstances to finish off the first week of 2021 US Open action, as three five-set battles played out to complete the third round. Of the few upsets, a victory to wildcard Jenson Brooksby took the cake as the American downed 21st seed Aslan Karatsev in five sets, 6-2 3-6 2-6 […]

ATP Tour wrap: Djokovic and Zverev unscathed as Italians star in second round

THE US Open second round is done and dusted, with a couple more seeds falling as the top seeds came away mostly unscathed. It was another good day for Italians with seeds Matteo Berrettini and Jannik Sinner both winning their respective matches in four sets, as Andreas Seppi joined the party with an upset of 10th seed Hubert […]

ATP Tour wrap: Americans star as Djokovic fires past Danish teen

A HUGE second day of US Open seeded to go to plan for home nation hopefuls and a number of the top seeds, as a number of exciting clashes went ahead. Just one of the day’s top 10 seeds was challenged, with top seed and world number one Novak Djokovic escaping virtually unscathed with a first […]

ATP Tour wrap: Schwartzman and Sinner celebrate birthday wins as W&S Open gets underway

THE Western and Southern Open has started with a bang, as the Round of 64 got underway. Four of the day’s five seeds prevailed as  mixed bag of results shaped up in a rain-filled day in Cincinnati. It was a big day in more ways than one for freshly 20-year-old Jannik Sinner, as the Italian left […]

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