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Finland survives Davis Cup ‘Group of Death’ as Aussies advance

IN one of the most incredible stories, heavy underdog Finland secured its place in the 2023 Davis Cup Finals after surviving what was predicted to be a ‘Group of Death’ for the nation Coming up against Croatia, United States and Netherlands who are all considered heavyweights in the tournament, Finland seemed the obvious choice for […]

Wild win for Thiago in Roland Garros debut

BRAZILIAN qualifier Thiago Seyboth Wild produced a stunning upset in his Roland Garros main draw debut, defeating world number two Daniil Medvedev on day three of the French Open. Seyboth Wild needed five sets and four hours and 15 minutes to get the job done, but the clay courter came from behind to win, 7-6 […]

Stan’s Swiss stun Germany in Davis Cup

SWITZERLAND knocked world number six Germany out of the Davis Cup Finals contention after a spirited 3-2 victory over their European counterpart. Switzerland – lead by Marc-Andrea Huesler and Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka – fought back from 1-2 down to book their spot in November’s main event. The lowest ranked nation in the World […]

2023 Davis Cup Qualifiers preview: Part III

IN the third of four parts previewing the Davis Cup Qualifiers, we take a look at the next three matches taking place this weekend across the globe. There are 12 matches all up, with the winner of each match qualifying for the Davis Cup Finals in November, while the loser of each match goes into […]

Stef looks to break Novak’s 10/10 record

A GRAND Slam title and the world number one ranking spot are both on the line when Stefanos Tsitsipas takes on Novak Djokovic in the 2023 Australian Open final tomorrow. The Greek world number three takes on the Serbian world number six, but their experiences in Grand Slam finals could not be more different. Tsitsipas […]

Tommy Time: Paul slows Shelton to make semis

FORMER Junior Grand Slam winner Tommy Paul is just two wins away from securing his maiden senior Grand slam title after ending the run of young compatriot Ben Shelton. The world number 35 needed four sets – and was shaky throughout the third and early stages of the fourth – before putting away the recent […]

Shel-shocked: American young gun wins epic

AMERICAN young gun Ben Shelton continues to defy the odds in his maiden Australian Open, reaching the quarterfinals of the event after securing an incredible five-set win against close friend J.J. Wolf. In a match that lasted three hours and 47 minutes, and feature three tiebreakers across five sets, Shelton booked his place in the […]

Italy and Canada win through to Davis Cup semis

ITALY and Canada will face off to determine which nation takes its place in the 2022 Davis Cup Final. Both teams won through in tough and tight circumstances, seeing off the United States and Germany respectively in 2-1 results. The doubles pairings won their respective matches to seal the ties, with the final four of […]

2022 Laver Cup preview: Big 4 together for one last time

ALL the players are locked in for the annual 2022 Laver Cup, which begins tomorrow with some of the world’s best taking on the top European players in London, England. In a tournament that has always heavily favoured the European side in terms of the men’s rankings, this year’s edition is no different, with Team […]

Croatia, Serbia keep Davis Cup dreams alive

CROATIA and Serbia have kept their Davis Cup title dreams alive with important final round robin wins overnight. Croatia has won back-to-back matches since dropping its first game to Italy, and just needs Italy to win in order to progress to the next stage. Serbia needs Spain to lose to the winless Kazakhstan which seems […]

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