Kubler the lone Aussie male into round two at Roland Garros

Going into the men’s singles round one at the French Open the Australian contingent consisted of six automatic qualifiers, a wild card, and a qualifier. After round one was played across the opening three days it was the qualifier, Jason Kubler that stood alone as a winner. The draw treated Kubler kindly with the world…

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Popyrin finds form in Bordeaux and claims ATP Challenger title

Australian tennis player Alexei Popyrin has turned around a recent form slump to claim the Challenger title in Bordeaux. Popyrin won his first match of the year in Melbourne back in early January before suffering six straight losses, including five straight round one losses. The 22-year-old started the year ranked at no. 61 only to…

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Daria Saville and Chris O’Connell were awarded French Open wildcards

Just ahead of qualifying at Roland Garros, it has been announced that Daria Saville and Chris O’Connell have been awarded main draw wildcards into the French Open singles tournament. This is a reciprocal arrangement. Main draw action gets underway in Paris on Sunday 22 May. Saville (nee Gavrilova) is on the comeback trail from plantar…

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