Showing posts for: Thanasi Kokkinakis
Knockout finalists decided for Davis Cup

THE eight Davis Cup contenders have made it through to the knockout stage of the tournament which will take place in Malaga in November. We took a look at how the final day unfolded in the group stage. ITALY (2) defeated SWEDEN (1) Pool A | Bologna Matteo Berrettini (ITA) defeated Elias Ymer (SWE) 6-4 […]

2022 Davis Cup Group Finals preview

FRESH off the back of the US Open, 16 nations will compete across four cities as the 2022 Davis Cup Group Finals gets underway today. There will be a new champion crowned after reigning titleholder Russia will not be in attendance due to being suspended from the competition following the nations’ invasion of Ukraine. It […]

Galan-t win sees Colombian qualifier stun Stef

A STUNNING performance from Colombian qualifier Daniel Elahi Galan has left fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas struggling to comprehend what the South American produced during their first round match at the US Open. Galan – who did not drop a set during qualifying – won 11 straight games to start the match against the Greek star, […]

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 […]

Thiem hungrier than the Wolf

AUSTRIAN Dominic Thiem showed he was able to outlast American wildcard J.J. Wolf in a three-set epic in the opening round at Winston-Salem. In what will be the Austrian’s final tuneup before the US Open – his first and only Grand Slam title came from Flushing Meadows – Thiem knocked off Wolf 6-7 7-5 7-6 […]

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 […]

Saville upsets top seed Pegula in Washington

AUSTRALIAN Daria Saville has flown the flag for the nation across the tennis globe by defeating top seed Jessica Pegula in the WTA 250 event in Washington. Saville was one of only two Australians to win on the day – while a massive seven lost – and advanced through to the quarter finals of that […]

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 […]

Humbert hands Casper Ruud awakening

FRENCHMAN Ugo Humbert has taken out third seed Casper Ruud in the second round of Wimbledon to advance through to the Round of 32 overnight. Ruud, who is best known for his clay court play was always up against it on grass, and the talented Humbert has an all-court game and it shoed during the […]

Serena returns as Wimbledon kicks off

THE Greatest of All Time (GOAT) is back on the WTA Tour, with American 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams returning via Wimbledon with the grass court major kicking off on Monday. It has been 12 months since Williams last took to the court, having to retire at three games apiece in the first round […]

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