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US Open

ASH Barty’s top 16 seeding for the US Open is at the whim of the USTA. Barty’s 6-4 6-1 semi-final loss in Montreal to world No.1 Simona Halep kept her at No.16 in live WTA rankings, which if reflected in US Open seedings would mean she would not play a …

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Canadian Open

RAFAEL Nadal claimed a record extending 33rd ATP Masters 1000 title with victory over birthday boy Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Canadian Open final. Tsitsipas, who was playing in his maiden ATP Masters 1000 final on his 20th birthday after four consecutive wins over top-10 players in Toronto, threw all he …

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Nick Kyrgios vs Borna Coric

CAN you be punished for openly tanking in a match you end up winning? That’s a question for tennis officials after Nick Kyrgios again pushed the boundaries in a wild second round match at the Cincinnati Open. A day after forgetting to bring tennis shoes to his first round win …

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ATP Rogers Cup

STEFANOS Tsitsipas defeated his second seed in as many days at the Toronto Masters on Thursday, stunning Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic 6-3 6-7 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals. The Greek teenager, who turns 20 on Sunday, followed up his defeat of seventh seed Dominic Thiem, beating four-time champion Djokovic, seeded …

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WTA

AUSTRALIAN 15th seed Ashleigh Barty has reached the semi-finals of the Montreal WTA tournament, reeling off nine of the last 10 games to defeat giant-killer Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-3 6-1. Barty was the more composed player in difficult, windy conditions as Bertens, who had seen off ninth seed …

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Toronto Masters 2018

STEFANOS Tsitsipas saved two match points to beat defending champion Alexander Zverev 3-6 7-6 6-4 and reach the semi-finals of the Toronto Masters on Saturday (AEST). The Greek teenager, who turns 20 on Sunday’s final day, defeated his third straight top 10 opponent at the tournament after knocking out Dominic …

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Toronto Masters 2018

RAFAEL Nadal recovered from a slow start, overcoming Marin Cilic 2-6 6-4 6-4 as the Spaniard’s chase for a long-sought ATP Masters title on hardcourt heated up on Saturday. The World No. 1 reached the semi-finals in Toronto and will next face Russian Karen Khachanov, who beat Robin Haase 6-3 …

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Canadian Open

AUSTRALIA’S Ashleigh Barty has bowed out of the Canadian Open after suffering a straight-sets semi-final defeat to world No. 1 Simona Halep. The top-seeded Romanian cruised to her third career final in Canada with a 6-4 6-2 victory over the error-prone Australian in just one hour and 10 minutes in …

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Toronto Masters 2018

GIANT-killing teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas outlasted Kevin Anderson in the Canadian Open semi-finals to secure a place in his maiden ATP Masters 1000 final. Tsitsipas, who will turn 20 on Monday (AEST) fought back from a set down to beat his South African opponent 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 7-6 (9-7). In his …

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