Will Karolina Pliskova Win A Grand Slam?

ANTWERP, September 23, 2016 by Gavin Mair Karolina Pliskova’s upset win over dominant WTA matriarch Serena Williams to secure a place in a first Grand Slam final propelled the Czech into consideration as a top level player. In defeat to […]

Becker Rolls Into Columbus Challenger Quarterfinals

COLUMBUS, September 23, 2016 Top seed Benjamin Becker headlined Thursday’s second round action at the $50,000 Columbus Challenger, held at the Ohio State Varsity Tennis Center. The world number 97 and only top 100 player in the draw defeated Sam Groth […]

Goffin, Simon And Pouille Advance To Metz Quarterfinals

METZ, September 22, 2016 The remaining four second round matches were on Thursday’s schedule at the Moselle Open. Second seed David Goffin opened his Metz campaign with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Jan-Lennard Struff. The world number 14 from Belgium, who […]

Canada To Face Great Britain In First Round Of The Davis Cup 2017

TORONTO, September 22, 2016 The International Tennis Federation determined Thursday that the Canadian Davis Cup team will host Great Britain for the 2017 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group first round. The official draw for the 2017 World Group […]

Buckeye Torpegaard Scores Upset At Columbus Challenger

COLUMBUS, September 22, 2016 Local player Mikael Torpegaard headlined Wednesday’s second round action at the $50,000 Columbus Challenger, held at the Varsity Indoor Tennis Center of the Ohio State University. The 22-year-old from Denmark knocked out fourth seed Peter Polansky in two hours and 32 […]

Thiem Opens Metz Title Bid

METZ, September 21, 2016 Dominic Thiem headlined Wednesday’s second round action at the Moselle Open in Metz. The number one of the ATP 250 event edged past German qualifier Peter Gojowczyk, winning 7-5, 7-6. Thiem didn’t face a break point […]

Lestienne Banned Seven Matches For Betting On Matches

PARIS, September 21, 2016 French tennis player Constant Lestienne has been suspended for seven months and fined $10,000 for gambling on tennis matches, the Tennis Integrity Unit announced on Wednesday. The International Tennis Federation, which investigated Lestienne in collaboration with […]

Brown Powers Into Second Round In Metz

METZ, September 20, 2016 Dustin Brown headlined first round action at the €520,070 Moselle Open in Metz on Tuesday evening. The 31-year-old German, who is a career-high number 68 in the Emirates ATP Rankings after playing in the 15th ATP Challenger […]

Darcis And De Loore Receive European Open Wild Cards

ANTWERP, September 20, 2016 Steve Darcis and Joris De Loore have received the first two wild cards into the main draw of the inaugural European Open, held from 17 to 23 October 2016 inside the Lotto Arena in Antwerp. The […]

Klizan Falls In Opening Round In Metz

METZ, September 19, 2016 The 14th edition of the Moselle Open kicked-off on Monday and features a contingent of 10 Frenchmen after the qualifying, bidding to become the tournament’s ninth homegrown champion. Leading the field for France is third seed Lucas Pouille, who […]