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The Wait For Keys To Win Adelaide Title Was Worth It

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, January 15, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) It’s taken more than two years for American Madison Keys to win a WTA title but it’s been worth the wait. On Saturday afternoon, Keys returned to the winner’s circle for the first time […]

Hometown Hero Kokkinakis Wins First ATP Tour Title

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, January 15, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Thanasi Kokkinakis is both a hometown hero and now a first-time ATP Tour singles titlist. The 25-year-old Adelaide native won the ATP 250 Adelaide International 2 title with a comeback 6-7 (6), 7-6 […]

Murray Reaches First ATP Tour Final Since 2019

SYDNEY/WASHINGTON, January 14, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Andy Murray just keeps getting better – at least more resilient – with age. The 34-year-old unseeded Scotsman overcame the big-serving and big-hitting attack delivered by No. 4 seed Reilly Opelka of the […]

Cilic Makes Back-To-Back Adelaide International Semifinals

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, January 13, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Fourth seed Marin Cilic reached his second straight Adelaide International semifinal in two weeks at the ATP 250 Adelaide International 2 Thursday with a solid performance against a very good opponent. The No. 29 […]

Murray Guts Out Late Night Win At Sydney Tennis Classic

SYDNEY/WASHINGTON, January 12, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) It was a very good day to be a British tennis player in Sydney – heck, even in Melbourne, too. First, World No. 25 Dan Evans, Great Britain’s No. 2 men’s player and […]

Raducanu Wants To Keep Putting Herself Out There

SYDNEY/WASHINGTON, January 12, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) There was frustration and disappointment for Great Britain’s Emma Raducanu as she bowed 6-0, 6-1 to No. 7 seed Elena Rybakina in her opening performance of the 2022 season, in the first round […]

Kokkinakis Focused, Taking Advantage Of His Adelaide Opportunities

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, January 11, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Thanasi Kokkinakis admitted after his first-round victory against the unpredictable and sometimes volatile Benoit Paire at the ATP 250 Adelaide International 2 Tuesday evening that it’s important to stay focused regardless of whom […]

Take A Bow, Canada Sweeps Its Way To First ATP Cup Title

SYDNEY/WASHINGTON, January 9, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The torch has been firmly been passed in Canada. Its new bearers are a couple of Next-Gen whiz kids, friends since childhood, who play with poise and class. They are the present and […]

Shapovalov Steps Up, Lifts Canada To First ATP Cup Final

SYDNEY/WASHINGTON, January 8, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Team Canada had lost the first four matches of the 2022 ATP Cup competition and, by all appearances, looked down on their luck a week ago. Now, fast forward and what a difference a […]