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Kei returns in Kitzbuhel as Garcia overcomes quick turnaround to win in Istanbul

A STAR-studded Generali Open in Kitzbuhel, Austria kicked off mid-week with a host of top 30 players who were ousted from the US Open on show, whilst the BNP Paribas Tennis Championships got underway in Istanbul. Both tournaments had players who lasted as long as the fourth round at Flushing Meadows, meaning they had as […]

Martic survives thriller to advance through to US Open Round of 64

PETRA Martic had some nervous moments but eventually came up trumps in a three-set win over former top 30 player, Tereza Martincova. Not the easiest of first round matches, Martic came from a set down to post the 5-7 6-4 6-2 win in two hours and 27 minutes. The Croatian, who was a top eight […]

2020 US Open Women’s preview: Who will emerge victorious in the strangest of years?

JUST who will emerge victorious in the 2020 US Open women’s tournament where six of the top 10 – including the top two players – are not attending? In our tournament preview, we take a look at just who is playing, who some of the contenders are, as well as the Round 1 matchups to […]

Mertens flexes muscles as top seed Pliskova has shock exit

ELISE Mertens has had a stunning opening round win at the Western & Southern Open, while number one seed Karolina Pliskova had a shock round one exit and Ons Jabeur and Vera Zvonareva have defied terrible opening sets to advance through on day four of the WTA Tour competition. Meanwhile the ATP Tour tournament saw the first […]

Trevisan destroys top seed in qualifying, becomes fifth Italian in Palermo

IT was an unsurprisingly bumpy start to the return of the WTA Tour at Palermo Ladies Open, but qualifying is now completed with the final 32 players determined ahead of main draw matches in just under 12 hours. Following the withdrawal of the top two ranked players – Simona Halep and Johanna Konta – as […]

2020 Palermo Ladies Open preview: WTA Tour returns in Italy

FOLLOWING the withdrawal of world number two Simona Halep and would-be second seed Johanna Konta, the 2020 Palermo Ladies Open field, which kicks off the recommencement of the WTA Tour on Monday, is wide open. As it stands, Petra Martic is the highest ranked player confirmed to play at the event, and given her recent […]

2020 Libema Open fantasy tennis: Seeds mostly go to plan, with a couple of upsets on opening day

THERE were no major shocks in the ATP Libema Open, whilst six of the eight WTA seeds reached the second round in the WTA fantasy tennis tournament in s’Hertogenbosch. Of the day’s winners, the top three women dominated proceedings, whilst the highest seeded men largely had greater degree of difficulty to win. In the ATP […]

2020 WTA Roland Garros fantasy tennis: Straight sets victories dominate day one results

DAY one of the 2020 Roland Garros fantasy tournament saw plenty of strong results in the first quarter of the Round of 128, with all of the day’s seeds dominating in their matches. The top seeds of this quarter dominated, all completing their matches within or around the one hour mark. Fifth seed Garbine Muguruza […]

2020 WTA Strasbourg and Rabat Open fantasy tennis: Americans dominate on day one

IT was a stellar start to the United States at both the Strasbourg Open and Rabat Open fantasy tournaments with nine of the eleven American competitors making it through to the second round amongst a plethora of talented players. Meanwhile, Australia struggled to produce a win across both tournaments and plenty of matches came down […]

2020 WTA Italian Open fantasy tennis: Americans dominate on day one

DAY one of the Italian Open fantasy tournament saw plenty of big matches, though little surprising outcomes given the amount of consistent talent on show. All four seeds in this half of the draw – bar the two who got free passes through the first round in Elina Svitolina and Karolina Pliskova – were successful […]

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