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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 […]

Top five seeds fall in Cinny women’s draw

CINCINNATI’S women’s singles draw has been flung wide open with a trio of huge upsets in the National Bank Open’s Round of 16. All three top five seeds out on court – including the top two seeds – were dumped from the event, with world number one Iga Swiatek out in straight sets. She fell […]

Sinner the winner after toppling Thanasi

ITALIAN Jannik Sinner received the best possible 21st birthday present by overcoming a dogged Thanasi Kokkinakis in a thrilling three-set blockbuster. The players spent a whopping three hours and 15 minutes on court, with the 10th seed eventually overcoming the qualifier, 6-7 6-4 7-6 in the first round of the Western & Southern Open ATP […]

Kyrgios king in Washington win

A “TRANSFORMED” Nick Kyrgios has continued his red-hot form in 2022, winning the Citi Open in Washington overnight. The Australian proved too good for Japanese giant-killer Yoshihito Nishioka, winning in straight sets, 6-4 6-3. The win marked Kyrgios’ 11th in 12 games, with the only defeat coming in the Wimbledon final against Novak Djokovic. Kyrgios […]

Medvedev claims Los Cabos title as Rublev falls

IT was a mixed bag for the Russians across the ATP Tour, with world number one Daniil Medvedev claiming his 14th career title. In what was Medvedev’s first title since winning last year’s US Open, the top seed shook off an early challenge from Brit Cameron Norrie to win the last eight games of the […]

Upsets galore at Washington

IT was a huge day of upsets at Washington after rain interrupted play the day before, as the semi-finalists in both the women’s WTA 250 event and men’s ATP 500 event were decided. In the women’s both seeds were ousted in a couple of upsets, with second seed Emma Raducanu and fourth seed Victoria Azarenka […]

Roger(s) That, Shelby reaches San Jose quarters

AMERICAN Shelby Rogers has stormed into the San Jose quarter finals with a dominant straight sets victory over Greek top seed Maria Sakkari to back up her victory over US Open winner Bianca Andreescu in the first round. Rogers won 6-1 6-3 in an hour and 12 minutes, converting four of a possible 10 break […]

Giorgi storms past Sabs into fourth round

A RIDICULOUSLY dominant last two sets has resulted in 28th Italian Camila Giorgi claiming a three set win over seventh seed Aryna Sabalenka to advance through to the fourth round at Roland Garros. Giorgi dropped the first set 6-4, before taking complete control of the match against the powerful player to win the last two […]

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