Ostrava | Kasatkina sees off Raducanu

Ostrava | Kasatkina sees off Raducanu

5th-seeded Daria Kasatkina battled past Emma Raducanu to reach the 2nd-round of the AGEL Open 2022 on Tuesday, while Belinda Bencic, the 6th seed, needed 3 sets to get past qualifier Eugenie Bouchard but Jelena Ostapenko, the No 8 seed, was dispatched in straight sets...

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Astana | Alcaraz suffers surprise defeat

Astana | Alcaraz suffers surprise defeat

Carlos Alcaraz, the 19-year-old Spaniard who a few weeks ago won the US Open to become the youngest world number one, suffered a surprising first round defeat at the Astana Open in Kazakhstan to Belgium’s experienced David Goffin.

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ATP TOUR

Tokyo | Ruud crashes out early again

Tokyo | Ruud crashes out early again

The top seed from Norway, Casper Ruud crashed out in the first round of the Rakuten Japan Open in Tokyo as he struggles to find the form that took him to the US Open final a few weeks back.

Astana | Alcaraz suffers surprise defeat

Astana | Alcaraz suffers surprise defeat

Carlos Alcaraz, the 19-year-old Spaniard who a few weeks ago won the US Open to become the youngest world number one, suffered a surprising first round defeat at the Astana Open in Kazakhstan to Belgium’s experienced David Goffin.

WTA TOUR

Ostrava | Kasatkina sees off Raducanu

Ostrava | Kasatkina sees off Raducanu

5th-seeded Daria Kasatkina battled past Emma Raducanu to reach the 2nd-round of the AGEL Open 2022 on Tuesday, while Belinda Bencic, the 6th seed, needed 3 sets to get past qualifier Eugenie Bouchard but Jelena Ostapenko, the No 8 seed, was dispatched in straight sets...

Ostrava | Rybakina, Alexandrova and Kvitova advance at AGEL Open

Ostrava | Rybakina, Alexandrova and Kvitova advance at AGEL Open

Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina came from a set down to beat Madison Keys in her opening match at the AGEL Open 2022 in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on Monday, while Ekaterina Alexandrova overcame Victoria Azarenka, and Petra Kvitova battled past Bernarda Pera, all in 3...

London | Raducanu looks to a busy month to improve her ranking

London | Raducanu looks to a busy month to improve her ranking

British No 1 Emma Raducanu returns to the match court this week at the AGEL Open in Ostrava, Czech Republic, at the start of what is a busy month for the 19-year old, who is targeting a Top 50 spot over the coming weeks with an eye of the 2023 season.

OFF COURT

London | Reflecting on Federer’s legacy

London | Reflecting on Federer’s legacy

Roger Federer had just completed a post-final Wimbledon press conference at a tournament he won a record eight times. Another year of triumph in the men’s singles. Which one I cannot recall. I had the briefest of words with him as he made his way through the crowd of...

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London | Federer confirms retirement

London | Federer confirms retirement

Next week at the Laver Cup which is being staged at the O2 in London, Roger Federer, one of the greatest players in tennis, will play his last match as a professional having just announced that he will be retiring once the event is over.

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GRAND SLAMS

New York | Subdued celebrations for Brits at Flushing Meadows

New York | Subdued celebrations for Brits at Flushing Meadows

Britain’s Joe Salisbury and his American partner, Rajeev Ram won a tense US Open men’s doubles final over fellow Brit, Neal Skupski and his Dutch partner Wesley Koolhof on Friday. But, in light of the news that was filtering around the world about the passing of HM...

New York | US Open wrap: One of the best…

New York | US Open wrap: One of the best…

The 2022 edition of the US Open signalled the changing of guard with newly-crowned champions Carlos Alcaraz and Iga Swiatek leading the charge as the transition from the ‘Big Three’ and Serena Williams eras gathered pace.

New York | Tennis history in the making

New York | Tennis history in the making

The Philippines is not one of the first countries that spring to mind when thinking about tennis players, nor indeed tennis heritage. But that may be about to change with the emergence of 17-year-old Alexandra Eala, who has become the first player from that country to...

LTA NEWS

Wimbledon | Kunieda outlasts Hewett for title

Wimbledon | Kunieda outlasts Hewett for title

Alfie Hewett and Andy Lapthorne both left Wimbledon with runners-up trophies on Sunday as a ground-breaking four days of wheelchair tennis at The Championships came to an end with the sport making history once again.

Wimbledon | Hewett and Reid run ends

Wimbledon | Hewett and Reid run ends

Alfie Hewett will focus on trying to bring his 2022 Wimbledon campaign to a victorious end on Sunday after the 24-year-old and fellow Brit Gordon Reid saw their record-breaking sequence of 10 Grand Slam doubles titles in a row come to an end on Saturday after a 63 61...

Wimbledon | Hewett battles back to reach final

Wimbledon | Hewett battles back to reach final

Alfie Hewett produced a comeback befitting of the first men’s wheelchair tennis match to be staged on No.1 Court as he reached his first Wimbledon singles final on Friday after a 2-6 7-6(3) 6-4 victory over 2019 champion Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina.

Paris | Hewett and Reid extend Grand Slam winning record sequence

Paris | Hewett and Reid extend Grand Slam winning record sequence

Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid extended their record-breaking Grand Slam winning sequence to 10 titles in a row on Sunday after beating Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina and Shingo Kunieda of Japan 76(5) 76(5) to become the most successful men’s wheelchair doubles...

London | Sandi Procter appointed as LTA President from 2023

London | Sandi Procter appointed as LTA President from 2023

The LTA, the national governing body for tennis in Britain, has announced Sandi Procter will become its 24th President. Her appointment was confirmed at the LTA AGM this week, with her taking up the position from the start of 2023.

Vilamoura | Silver lining for Brits at World Team Cup

Vilamoura | Silver lining for Brits at World Team Cup

Great Britain’s overall performance at last weekend’s 2022 BNP Paribas World Team Cup - the wheelchair tennis equivalent of the Davis Cup and Billie Jean King Cup - ensured that their men’s, women’s and junior wheelchair teams will qualify for next year’s...