Hon claims big scalp in Adelaide

Photo of Australian women's tennis player Priscilla Hon playing a match in Canberra

Australia’s Priscilla Hon has claimed the biggest win of her career after defeating world no. 17 Petra Kvitova in the opening round at the WTA Adelaide 500 tournament. Two years ago Kvitova was on the cusp of claiming the no. 1 rank in tennis. A loss to Naomi Osaka at the 2019 Australian Open saw…

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ATP Cup Australia v Italy

Australia faced Italy in their opening ties at the ATP Cup in Sydney. Jannik Sinner faced Max Purcell after James Duckworth pulled out of the opening rubber due to hip soreness. Sinner comfortably accounted for Purcell with a 6-1, 6-3 victory. The two top-ranked players for their countries then faced each other in the second…

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Comeback queen Muchova sends Barty packing

World no. 27 from the Czech Republic has staged another comeback, this time defeating world no. 1 Ash Barty 1-6, 6-3, 6-2. Barty looked to be cruising to back-to-back Australian Open semifinals after taking the first set and getting a break of serve in the opening game of the second set. After Muchova held to…

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Kerber stays perfect in Hopman Cup singles

German tennis player Angelique Kerber stretches to hit a forehand at the 2019 Hopman Cup

Angelique Kerber of Germany beat France’s Alizé Cornet at the Hopman Cup in Western Australia’s capital of Perth on Wednesday. The win maintains her perfect record in singles matches at the Hopman Cup. Kerber broke the Cornet serve and then consolidated to lead 3-1 in the opening first set. At 4-2, Kerber hit her first…

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