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Sabalenka steals near-impossible victory

BELARUSIAN sixth seed Aryna Sabalenka produced one of the most incredible come-from-behind victories in history to stay alive in the US Open. Trailing 2-6 1-5 in the second set, Sabalenka was all but done and dusted during her match against unseeded Estonian, Kaia Kanepi. Then, in the blink of an eye, Sabalenka only conceded three […]

Crafty Cornet rolls reigning champ Raducanu

LAST year’s US Open winner, Emma Raducanu is out of the 2022 edition after falling to Frenchwoman Alize Cornet in straight sets on day two of action. Cornet won with a few extra breaks to serve to advance through to the second round 6-3 6-3 in an hour and 42 minutes on Louis Armstrong Stadium. […]

Murray moves through; defeats Stan the Man

GIVEN the tennis world has been consumed by the ‘Big Three’ over the past two decades, it might be easy to forget the two who are perhaps the most unlucky from the dominance of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Having shared in a number of Grand Slam victories in their own right, the […]

Garcia halts incredible Iga in Warsaw

FIFTH seed Caroline Garcia has caused a massive upset, downing top seed and tournament favourite Iga Swiatek in a stunning three-set win on Swiatek’s home court in Warsaw, Poland. The world number one was a heavy favourite to take out the title, and had reached the final eight of the event with an 18-game winning […]

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 […]

Swiatek blasts compatriot in Warsaw homecoming

WORLD number one Iga Swiatek‘s 37-match winning streak might have come to an end at Wimbledon, but the Polish star showed no signs of slowing down in her first match since that event. Swiatek returned home to Warsaw and won her 17th consecutive match on clay with a regulation blitz of compatriot Magdalena Frech. The […]

Triple treat for maiden Tour title winners as Petra breaks drought

THREE new Tour winners were crowned overnight as ATP and WTA 250 event finals took place. Argentinian Francisco Cerundolo, and United States representatives Maxime Cressy and Bernarda Pera were all crowned title winners for the first times in their careers. Meanwhile in the fourth final, Croatian Petra Martic won her first final since 2019 to […]

Upsets galore across globe

ONLY one of a possible eight matches across four tournaments both WTA and ATP Tours saw the higher ranked player win their contest. It was a remarkable day of upsets from Bastad to Newport, Buadpast to Lausanne, as most will line up for their first title of the season. In all four finals, one competitor […]

Bondar home title alive with Trevisan upset

HUNGARIAN ninth seed Anna Bondar edged just two wins away from a home title in Budapest, defeating second seed Martina Trevisan in a quarter finals upset. Playing at the Hungarian Grand Prix WTA250 event, Bondar is the sole Hungarian remaining in the draw, and she kept her hopes alive of winning in front of home […]

Cerundolo rolls Ruuderless top seed

ARGENTINIAN Francisco Cerundolo is no stranger to big wins on clay courts, and he produced the goods once again by taking down one of the best clay courters in the world, Norwegian Casper Ruud. The world number 39 has made some big inroads the last couple of years since turning professional in 2018, but playing […]

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