Wimbledon: Alcaraz and Djokovic to meet in men’s final again

Associated Press 07/13/2024

LONDON — Carlos Alcaraz is only a couple of months past his 21th birthday, and yet this whole Grand Slam success thing is already a bit been-there, done-that for him. Moving a step closer to a second…

When tennis and soccer collide: Wimbledon players, crowd eye Euro 2024

Associated Press 07/09/2024

LONDON — Carlos Alcaraz is slightly worried about a possible scheduling conflict for his Wimbledon quarterfinal on Tuesday. If the defending champion’s match against Tommy Paul is played in the evening, there’s a good chance he won’t…

Tennis: Top seed Sinner eases into Wimbledon quarter-finals

Agence France Presse 07/08/2024

World number one Jannik Sinner moved into the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (11/9) win over American 14th seed Ben Shelton on Sunday. Sinner survived a late flurry of pressure from Shelton on Court One…

Alex Eala upsets world No. 41 Tsurenko at Madrid Open

04/24/2024

Filipino tennis sensation Alex Eala stunned world No. 41 Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine in the opening round of the Mutua Madrid Open on Tuesday to secure the biggest victory of her pro career. The 18-year-old tennis prodigy…

Lapu-Lapu Heroes rule Kadaugan sa Mactan netfest

Glendale G. Rosal 04/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu Heroes ruled the second Kadaugan sa Mactan Inter-Club Tournament 2024 over the weekend at the Lapu-Lapu Tennis Club. The host team defeated the visiting Villa Estrella Tuburan in the championships to…

Miami Open: Grigor Dimitrov ousts Carlos Alcaraz in quarterfinals

03/29/2024

MIAMI GARDENS, Florida — Eleventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov came out strong against top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz on Thursday night and went on to win 6-2, 6-4 in the Miami Open quarterfinals, his first victory over a top-five player in…

Kostyuk, Potapova advance to Indian Wells quarters for first time

03/13/2024

Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk crushed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4 6-1 and will meet another Russian, Anastasia Potapova, in the Indian Wells quarter-finals after she beat Jasmine Paolini 7-5 0-6 6-3 earlier on Tuesday. Kostyuk only dropped four points on…

Australian Open: Ukrainian qualifier Yastremska reaches semis

01/24/2024

Melbourne, Australia—Ukraine’s Dayana Yastremska cruised past unseeded Czech Linda Noskova on Wednesday to become just the second women’s qualifier in the Open Era to reach the semi-finals at the Australian Open. In searing conditions on Rod Laver Arena, the world number 93…

Philta suspension lifted by ITF, says POC head Tolentino

PR 01/22/2024

  The Philippines has officially rejoined the global tennis community as the International Tennis Federation (ITF) lifted the suspension imposed on the Philippine Tennis Association (Philta) on Sunday, January 21, 2024. ITF President David Haggerty conveyed the…

‘Perfect’ Sabalenka smashes Tsurenko 6-0, 6-0 at Australian Open

01/19/2024

MELBOURNE, Australia–Defending champion Aryna Sabalenka described Friday’s 6-0, 6-0 demolition of Lesia Tsurenko at the Australian Open as “perfection”, but said she could get even better in a chilling warning to her rivals. The Belarusian world number…

Nadal logs ’emotional and important’ win in return from injury 

01/03/2024

Rafael Nadal won his first match back from a year-long injury layoff when he beat former US Open champion Dominic Thiem at the Brisbane International on Tuesday, calling it an “emotional and important day”. The 22-time Grand Slam winner…

Djokovic beats Sinner to win record seventh ATP Finals title

11/20/2023

TURIN—A ruthless Novak Djokovic destroyed home favorite Jannik Sinner to win the ATP Finals title for a record seventh time on Sunday, November 19, reaching yet another milestone in his incredible career. The 36-year-old Serb lost to…

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