Wozniacki Overpowers Pavlyuchenkova To Claim Tokyo Title

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World #6 Caroline Wozniacki claimed her first title this year at the Toray Pan Pacific Open and ended her streak of six final losses by beating Anastasiya Pavlyuchenkova, 6-0 7-5. Wozniacki was bolder and more consistent than her opponent throughout the match, clocking sixteen winners and only three (!) unforced errors. In a match that […] READ MORE


Angelique Kerber Stuns Karolína Plíšková To Claim Tokyo Semi-Final Berth

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Two-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber claimed her biggest win of the year so far at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, by beating current World #4, Karolína Plíšková, 7-6, 7-5. It marks Kerber’s only win over a player in the world’s Top 20 this year, in what has been a forgettable year for […] READ MORE


You Cannot Be Serious! Hawk-Eye To Replace Line Judges At ATP NextGen Finals In Milan

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The inaugural ATP NextGen Finals, staged in Milan between the 7th and 11th November, will replace line judges with revolutionary new ‘Hawk-Eye Live’ Technology, the ATP has announced. The new technology will automatically call close line calls, and referees will monitor video screens around the court to check for foot-faults. It means that the chair […] READ MORE


Spanish Tennis Federation Signals A State Of Intent By Sacking Conchita Martinez

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The Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) took a firm stance in showing how it wants to shape the future of Spanish tennis by firing Conchita Martinez from her position as Davis Cup and Fed Cup captain. In a statement issued on Thursday, the RFET stated that they would part company with Martinez with a view to […] READ MORE


All You Need To Know About The Laver Cup 2017

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With this year’s US Open now done and dusted, the good news for tennis fans around the world is that they don’t have long to wait before another opportunity to see the best men’s tennis players in the world in action. The inaugural Laver Cup will be held in Prague from the 22nd-24th September, and […] READ MORE


Injury Woes Force Andy Murray To Withdraw from Beijing and Shanghai, Will Likely Miss Rest of Season

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Andy Murray has withdrawn from the Beijing and Shanghai tournaments, which are scheduled in the months following the US Open. Murray has been struggling with a hip injury since his semifinal loss at Roland Garros to Stan Wawrinka back in June, and aggravated the injury in an attempt to retain his Wimbledon title. Murray posted: […] READ MORE


Anastasija Sevastova Halts Sharapova’s Dream Run at the US Open

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Anastasija Sevastova succeeded in preventing Maria Sharapova from what would have been a dream run to the US Open quarter-finals by a score of 5-7 6-4 6-2. The #17 seed built on a catalogue of errors from the Russian five-time Grand Slam champion, using the drop shot to great effect throughout the match and capitalising […] READ MORE


Sharapova Reigns Supreme on a Memorable Opening Day at Flushing Meadows

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Maria Sharapova claimed arguably one of the greatest wins of her career by beating World #2 Simona Halep 6-4 4-6 6-3 in an enthralling first round match at Arthur Ashe stadium, lasting two hours forty-two minutes. Sharapova was in inspiring form, with her return of serve putting Halep under pressure at every opportunity, and her […] READ MORE


World #7 Johanna Konta Crashes out of the US Open Against Aleksandra Krunic

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Britain’s Johanna Konta lost her first round match to Serbia’s Aleksandra Krunić in what was the first big upset at the 2017 US Open. Krunić came back from a set down and improved the standard of her overall game to force several key unforced errors from Konta, who looked more out of sorts as the […] READ MORE


Why the US Open Matters

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It’s time for the final and, for many, the grandest Grand Slam of the year: The US Open. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Manhattan skyline, the second-oldest tennis tournament in history will be one for tennis fans to savor around the world. This year, the tournament has been blighted by high-profile withdrawals in […] READ MORE