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Herbert & Mahut claim second Roland Garros doubles title

France claimed the Men’s Doubles title on Saturday when Pierre-Hughes Herbert & Nicolas Mahut defeated Alexander Bublik & Andrey Golubev from Kazakstan, 4-6 7-6(1) 6-4, to become the first all-French team to win twice at the clay-court major since World War...

Krejcikova bags French Open title

It was nip and tuck but, at the last, it was unseeded Czech Barbora Krejcikova who hoisted the French Open trophy aloft after a 3-set victory over Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, the No 31 seed, in the final at Roland Garros on Saturday.

Konta steps into her third straight Nottingham final

British No.1 Johanna Konta has reached her third consecutive final at the LTA’s Viking Open Nottingham after defeating Serbia’s Nina Stojanovic 6-2 6-7(2) 7-5 in two-hours and 53-minutes.

Swiatek and Krejcikova to meet in Paris Doubles Final

Iga Swiatek may have lost her singles crown at Roland Garros but she has her eyes firmly set on taking home the French Open doubles title with her partner, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, but the pair will have to navigate past Barbora Krejcikova & Katerina Siniakova, who...

Nadal is brought down in classic

Two classic semi-finals and a change of heart by the French pandemic authorities, a boisterous crowd and excellent weather all helped to ensure that the French Open, the second grand slam of the season, reached its Sunday climax with the appropriate fanfare

Sue Barker awarded CBE

Sue Barker has been awarded a CBE in the 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours for services to sport, broadcasting and charity.

Konta through to third straight Nottingham semi-final

Johanna Konta is safely through to her third consecutive Viking Open Nottingham semi-final after defeating eighth seed Alison Van Uytvanck 6-3 7-6(6), having reached the final in her last two visits to the Nottingham Tennis Centre in 2017 and 2018.

Evans loses in last eight.

In the Viking Nottingham Open Challeneger event, the top seed from Birmingham Dan Evans was pipped to the post in his quarterfinal against No.6 seed Denis Kudla falling 6-4 1-6 6-4 after two=hours and two-minutes.

Salisbury & Krawczyk win French Mixed Doubles title

Britain’s Joe Salisbury teamed up with American Desirae Krawczyk to win the French Open mixed doubles title on Thursday at Roland Garros, marking his second Grand Slam triumph.

Krejcikova outlasts Sakkari to reach Paris final

Barbora Krejcikova held her nerve to see off a match point and a controversial line call to advance to the French Open final after upsetting Maria Sakkari, the No 17 seed from Greece, 7-5 4-6 9-7, in a 3 hour 18 marathon semi-final battle.
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Perth | Britain win Hopman Cup opener

In the afternoon session, Great Britain opened this year’s Hopman Cup with an excellent 2-1 victory over Greece in the RAC Arena, Perth, Australia.

He came up with some big shots, but so did I and managed to hold my nerve, Cameron Norrie

The final victory came in the mixed doubles after the two singles matches were shared with world No.91 Cameron Norrie getting the Brits off to an excellent start by upsetting the 15th world-ranked Sefanos Tsitsipas 7-6(8) 6-4 leaving Maria Sakari to keep the Greeks in contention with her 6-0 4-6 6-2 win over Katie Boulter.

With the tie in the balance, the mixed doubles was played out in the short set format. Even then it wasn’t until the final stages that victory was secured by Norrie & Boulter 4-3(0) 3-4(2) 4-3(4).

Following his singles defeat, Tsitsipas said: “It was tough to adjust. From the very beginning I felt uncomfortable, I don’t know why. Probably because of the weather conditions. In general, I felt a bit tired. I will try to understand why I felt like this.”

The left-handed Norrie after admitting he had benefited from arriving early for a cousin’s wedding in Dunsborough, described his win as one of his best.

“He came up with some big shots, but so did I and managed to hold my nerve,” he said. “The second set I stayed solid and played well at the end.”

Britain playing in Group B, has some difficult matches ahead having to face the defending champions Switzerland featuring Roger Federer, and the US, if they are to progress to the final which will be fought out by the two nations topping their group with the other group being made up of Germany, France, Australia and Spain.






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