Bencic betters Vondrousova to land Swiss Gold

It could so easily have slipped though her fingers but Belinda Bencic prevailed over Marketa Vondrousova to land the Gold medal at Tokyo 2020 on Saturday after 2 hours 30 minutes of fluctuating but captivating tennis.

Djokovic leaves Tokyo empty-handed

Novak Djokovic has promised to “bounce back” in the 2024 Paris Olympics after failing to win his first Games medal.

Svitolina takes Bronze medal

Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina made history by winning the first ever tennis medal for her country on Saturday when the World No 6 prevailed over Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina, 1-6 7-6(5) 6-4, after a battle royal that took 2 hours 28 minutes to resolve and left her winning...

Bronze for Brazil

It was Brazil’s first Olympic Tennis medal ever, delivered by surprise losing semi-finalists Laura Pigossi & Luisa Stefani, who battled hard in the Bronze Medal Match to pip ROC’s Veronika Kudermetova & Elena Vesnina at the post, 4-6 6-4 [11-9], on...

The ROC fill the Mixed Doubles final

There was more disappointment for Novak Djokovic following his singles semi-final loss when he and his partner, Nina Stojanovic, failed to reach the mixed doubles final going out in straight tight sets, 7-6(5) 7-5, to Aslan Karatsev and Elena Vesnina playing under the...

Zverev foils Djokovic’s Golden dream

Alexander Zverev might just have finally signalled a changing of the guard when he ended Novak Djokovic’s dream of becoming the first male in the Open era of winning a Calendar Golden Slam by defeating him in the last four of the Tokyo Olympic singles.

The women waiting for Gold…

Belinda Bencic and Marketa Vondrousova have a day off to rest and reflect on the enormity of the task ahead of them - playing for Olympic Gold on Saturday.

A Djokovic Gold Double is on

With just a few days to go as far as tennis at the Tokyo Olympics are concerned the the big question now is whether anyone can stop Novak Djokovic collecting two Gold medals as he continues his quest of scoring a Grand Slam.

Going for Women’s Doubles Gold

Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic is on a high, having reach both the women's singles and doubles finals on Thursday, which guarantees her two medals as she bids for double gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Djokovic edges closer to Olympic Gold

Novak Djokovic is within one match of his first singles gold medal at the Olympics and warned: "My level of tennis is getting better and better"
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Murray continues to build his confidence

While it isn’t a major event, the third Battle of the Brits is proving to be a real confidence builder for Andy Murray as he prepares for the Australian Open and the 2021 season.

He battled past Cameron Norrie 6-4 7-6(5) having saved a set point to force the second set tie-break and then claiming his second victory over the four-day event at the National Tennis Centre on his second match point with one of his trademark lobs onto the base line.

The Scot spoke optimistically about his prospects for 2021 last month, pointing to the hard work he had been doing on court and in the gym, and his movement was generally sharp during the two matches, his first being over Dan Evans two days ago.

Evans meanwhile, won his second match of three at the event in confident fashion, beating Liam Broady 6-0 6-2, while teenager Jack Draper, world ranked 303, followed up his victory over the British No.3 Norrie celebrated his 19th birthday with a 6-4 6-1 success over Jay Clarke while Anton Matusevich, also 19, beat the experienced former Davis Cup player James Ward 7-5 7-6(3).

On the women’s side Heather Watson, having beaten Katy Dunne 6-2 6-3 and Jodie Burrage 6-1 6-4 over the previous two days, continued her winning run by defeating beat Emma Raducanu 3-6 6-3 10-2.

Fran Jones won a lengthy two hour and 37-minutes when beating Jodie Burrage 7-5 7-6(6), while Eden Silva beat Naomi Broady 6-4 6-3 for her second win of the tournament and Katy Dunne won 6-3 3-6 10-2 against Alicia Barnett.



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