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Olympics Women’s wrap: Bertens falls on day one as other seeds advance

SIX of the seven seeds out on court in the Olympics have advanced through to the second round of competition after a mixed bag of results on day one of the women’s tennis tournament. The highest seeded player out on court was Poland’s Iga Swiatek, with the 2020 Roland Garros champion taking care of Germany’s […]

WTA Tour wrap: Jabeur makes history as Samsonova makes breakthrough

TWO huge results came to fruition overnight, as qualifier Liudmila Samsonova went all the way, claiming the Bett1Open WTA 500 title in Berlin, whilst Ons Jabeur made history at the WTA 250 Viking Classic Birmingham, becoming the first Arab woman to win a WTA title. For Jabeur, it was about “going for it” as much as making […]

WTA Tour wrap: Barty withdraws, teens prevail on Day 5

JUST two unseeded matches played out on a huge Day 5 in the Roland Garros Round of 64 women’s draw, as predominantly seeds reigned supreme to head into a hugely competitive third round of action. The big news of the day saw Ash Barty withdraw with injury, while reigning champion Iga Swiatek was one of five […]

WTA Tour wrap: Andreescu returns

BIANCA Andreescu made her return at the Internationaux de Strasbourg Round of 32 and did not skip a beat, leading the charge as all four seeds reigned supreme in an intriguing day on the clay. For Andreescu, this win was a long time coming after putting her season on pause since March – and the […]

WTA Tour wrap: Gauff bounces back to reach Parma final as Serbian semis decided

AMERICAN teenager Coco Gauff will contest the Emilia-Romagna Open final against Wang Qiang after the Chinese sixth seed took care of Gauff’s compatriot Sloane Stephens. Wang won 6-2 7-6 in the one-hour and 46-minute match to reach the Parma final, as Gauff had to bounce back from a shocking second set to win in three […]

WTA Tour wrap: Rain delays in Belgrade as Gauff sets up blockbuster quarter final

ANOTHER big day of proceedings were had at both the Serbia Ladies Open in Belgrade and Emilia-Romagna Open in Parma, with one event interrupted by rain, delaying entrants to the quarter finals, and the other completing its Round of 16 results. In Serbia, Ana Konjuh was the big winner of the day downing second seed Yulia Putintseva. The […]

WTA Tour wrap: Williams downed as first and second rounds continue

THE WTA Tour saw a mixed bag of results on Day 4 of the respective events in Parma, Italy and Belgrade, Serbia, with both tournaments playing out a combination of first and second round matches. At the Emilia-Romagna Open in Parma, the eldest and youngest Americans came away with dastardly different results, as veteran and […]

WTA 500 wraps: Seeds stumble in Yarra Valley Classic as Australians fall across the board

ON the opening day of the WTA Tour’s Summer Series in Australia, all bar one of the host nation’s players fell, while a couple of French seeds bowed out in the first round at the Yarra Valley Classic. Kicking off the 2021 Summer Series in the Yarra Valley Classic, a couple of Americans in Shelby […]

All seeds out as Istanbul and Kitzbuhel semis look to create history

IT was a massive day in both Austria and Turkey as seeds skittled across both the ATP 250 and Premier 5 events. SCHWARTZMAN OUT AS ONE TOP 50 PLAYER REMAINS IN GENERALI OPEN The 2020 ATP Tour continues to throw up a heap of surprises, so it is almost hardly surprising that only one top […]

Carnage in Austria while Bouchard stuns top seed

JETLAG certainly became a topic of conversation in both Austria and Turkey as key players dropped matches in uncharacteristic fashion, backing up for their Round of 16 matches today. FOGNINI BELTED AS SCHWARTZMAN SOLE SEED THROUGH IN AUSTRIA Returning to the circuit after opting to miss the US Open, world number 12 Fabio Fognini had […]

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