Rublev ends Aussie hopes at the Open

In what turned out to be an epic 5-set match, Andrey Rublev fought his hardest to oust Australia’s Alex de Minaur. Embed from Getty Images The final score was 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-0. The world no. 5 was severely hampered by what appeared to be cramps in the fifth set but his superp ball…

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Tomljanovic fights back from 1-4 in the third set to advance

Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic has fought past Croatia’s Petra Martic in her opening round match at the Australian Open to record a 7-6(3), 3-6, 6-3. Tomljanovic was serving for the set at 5-4 before Martic broke back, the players then had a marathon game lasting close to 20 minutes before it was a tie-break that was…

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Heartbreaking home loss for Australia in United Cup thriller

Germany has broken hometown hearts following a 2-1 win over Australia to deny the hosts a place in the final against Poland. Things started well for Australia when Ajla Tomljanovic found herself up 5-1 in the first set. Tomljanovic was up against a former champion on the Sydney court and three-time Grand Slam champion, Angelique…

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Finals are set at the Workday Canberra International

Friday was singles semifinals day at the tournament. In the women’s side it was Spain’s world no. 123 Nuria Parrizas-Diaz that got the better of Denmark’s world no. 107 Clara Tauson when she won the first semifinal 6-4, 7-6(4). There were plenty of breaks of serve throughout the match with Tauson breaking serve three time…

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Shelbayh and Rincon claim Workday Canberra International doubles title

Jordan’s Abedallah Shelbayh and Spain’s Daniel Rincon have teamed up to claim the Workday Canberra International doubles title. They defeated the no. 1 seeds Albano Olivetti and André Göransson 7-6(4), 6-3. Göransson had won the 2023 title with Ben McLachlan. Shelbayh was the first player representing Jordan to play an ATP Tour or Grand Slam…

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de Minaur leads Aussies to victory over the USA

Australia’s world no. 12 Alex de Minaur has played one of his best matches to defeat USA’s world no. 10 Taylor Fritz at the United Cup. Embed from Getty Images de Minaur taking the match 6-4, 6-2 in one hour and 29 minutes. The win setup Australia’s charge into the quarterfinals. “I do know that…

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Australian summer of tennis is underway

The 2024 summer of tennis in Australia has started with the United Cup in Perth. For Australia it saw the Aussie team lose their opening contest against Great Britain. Cameron Norrie the world no. 18 got the better of Australia’s world no. 12 Alex de Minaur in a hard fought match. The Brit securing the…

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