Zverev clinches Laver Cup victory for Europe in day three thriller

The third chapter of the Laver Cup, tennis’s answer to golf’s Ryder Cup, produced a thrilling finale in Geneva’s Palexpo Arena as Alexander Zverev beat Milos Raonic 10-4 in the match tiebreaker in front of the legend himself, Rod Laver. After three days of exhilarating tennis from both teams, Zverev sealed the victory with a crosscourt forehand winner, threw himself onto the black court and was immediately swamped by the rest of Team Europe who […]

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Record crowds amid claims US Open owes New York City rent

The US Open set an all-time attendance record, with 737,872 fans watching the two-week long event, but was then shrouded in controversy after New York City officials accused the USTA of under-reporting its revenue and owing the city more than $300,000. City officials believe the National Tennis Center had “under-reported at least $31 million in revenue between 2014 and 2017”. Under the terms of its lease with the city, according to the comptroller, the USTA […]

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Brilliant Bianca the new Queen of New York

Andreescu the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam title Bianca Andrescu blew a quiet kiss to the heavens as the 19-year-old stared in disbelief after defeating Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 on Saturday to win the US Open. The outsider who was playing the main draw here for the first time dominated Williams, more than 18 years her senior in less than 90 minutes, with the biggest win of her career a year after blowing […]

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Roger and out!

Roger Federer struggled with a back problem as his US Open title dream evaporated, with the 20-time Grand Slam winner knocked out in the quarter-finals 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2  by Grigor Dimitrov on Tuesday. The ex-prodigy from Bulgaria – once saddled with the label of “Baby Fed” – scored the biggest win of his career after losing all seven of his previous matches to the Swiss icon. “I’m just low, just disappointed it’s over […]

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