US Open 2021: Williams sisters withdraw with injuries, Kenin out with COVID

Serena Williams of The United States is congratulated by her sister and opponant Venus Williams of The United States following their ladies singles...

The list of high-profile withdrawals ahead of the year’s final Grand Slam continues, with Venus and younger sister Serena Williams revealing they won’t feature at Flushing Meadows. After news of Roger Federer (knee) and Rafael Nadal (foot) shutting down their 2021 seasons in the last fortnight, this will be the first Slam tournament without the latter trio playing since 1997. Continue reading

Australian Open 2021: Comebacks aplenty as Osaka, Halep and Karatsev all recover

Simona Halep of Romania celebrates winning set point in her Women's Singles fourth round match against Iga Swiatek of Poland during day seven of the...

Naomi Osaka (#3) saved two match points, world no. 2 Simona Halep set up an exciting quarter-final clash vs. Serena Williams after both earned gritty three-set wins over Iga Swiatek and Aryna Sabalenka respectively. Elsewhere, Aslan Karatsev’s historic run continued against all odds while Novak Djokovic continued his unbeaten H2H streak at Milos Raonic’s expense.
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ATP Miami: Nick Kyrgios fantastic in 6-4, 7-6 win over Milos Raonic

ATP Miami: Nick Kyrgios Fantastic In 6-4, 7-6 Win Over Milos Raonic

The talented 20-year-old performed fantastically under pressure to prevail against world number 12, Milos Raonic in straight sets – with a first Masters 1000 semi-final next up.

Having prevailed in their previous encounter, back at Wimbledon last year during a four-set thriller, Nick Kyrgios ultimately had nothing to lose during his quarter-final encounter against world number 12, Milos Raonic in the Miami sunset.

Understandably, the talented 20-year-old Australian would’ve wanted to repeat his impressive victory over a player with the potential of easily breaking into the world’s top ten – and you could tell from the early exchanges that a coveted spot in this year’s semi-finals wasn’t going to be relinquished easily by either man.

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