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Sabalenka joins Sakkari in final four

BELARUSIAN Aryna Sabalenka has reached the semi-finals of the WTA Finals event in Fort Worth, Texas, after overcoming Jessica Pegula in straight sets. The seventh seed handed Pegula her third straight loss in the event, meaning that the two American representatives – Pegula and Coco Gauff – are likely to finish with an 0-9 record […]

Sakkari secures semi spot

GREEK talent Maria Sakkari has secured her semi-final spot in the WTA Finals after winning her second consecutive group match. After overcoming Jessica Pegula on day one, Sakkari defeated fellow first-up winner Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets on day three. In the other match, Pegula started the contest strongly, but eventually fell to Tunisian Ons […]

Sakkari and Sabalenka cause day one WTA Finals upsets

BOTH Maria Sakkari and Aryna Sabalenka have caused upsets on the opening day of the WTA Finals even in Fort Worth, Texas, knocking off higher ranked opponents. In group Nancy Richey, fifth seed Sakkari took down third seed Jessica Pegula, while seventh seed Sabalenka fought past second seed Ons Jabeur. Though the winners were far […]

Swiatek claims third Grand Slam title

WORLD number one Iga Swiatek is the toast of Flushing Meadows, defeating good friend Ons Jabeur in the US Open final. In a battle between the world’s two current best players – Jabeur achieved the second spot due to her outstanding run – Swiatek was able to close out the final, 6-2 7-6. Neither player […]

Garcia to face Jabeur in semis

FRENCH 17th seed Caroline Garcia will contest her first Grand Slam semi-final after defeating local hope Coco Gauff in straight sets to make the final four of the US Open overnight. In a remarkable run streak that followed on from a title in Cincinnati, Garcia will now face off against Tunisian fifth seed Ons Jabeur […]

Gauff grinds into quarters

AMERICAN young gun Coco Gauff has fought her way past determined Chinese veteran Shuai Zhang to book her place in the quarter finals of the US Open. The 18-year-old did not have it all her own way but managed to win in straight sets 7-5 7-5 as the youngest player remaining in the tournament. Praising […]

Ajla advances, as Serena farewells tennis world

AJLA Tomljanovic has won through to the Round of 16 in the US Open, defeating Serena Williams in three sets today. After a tight couple of sets the Australian stormed home in the last to win 7-5 6-7 6-1 in three hours and five minutes on Arthur Ashe Stadium. The result meant the 23-time Grand […]

Serena strolls on in swansong

ARGUABLY tennis’ greatest ever player will have at least one more match left in her career, after 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams upset second seed Anett Kontaveit to book her place in the third round. The American star was not quite done with yet – having announced her retirement at the conclusion of the […]

Snigur gets last laugh in huge Halep upset

BREAKING through for your first ever WTA Tour main draw win is a milestone for any youngster. Doing it at a Grand Slam is even better, and doing it against a two-time Grand Slam champion is near-unthinkable. But that is exactly what 20-year-old Daria Snigur was able to achieve, downing Romanian seventh seed Simona Halep […]

2022 US Open preview

THE 2022 US Open kicks off tonight with the world’s best tennis players to converge on Flushing Meadows. Both fields are wide open and we take a look who the favourites and contenders are, as well as some of the first round matches to watch. MEN’S SINGLES: The favourite: World number one Daniil Medvedev has […]

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