Author: Alex Burton

Elise Mertens defeats Elina Svitolina for her first Grand Slam semi-final at the Australian Ope

Alex Burton- 23/01/2018

Mertens upset the odds to knock out the World No.4 and reach her first grand slam semi-final (Zimbio.com) 22 year-old Belgian Elise Mertens continued her ...

Kyle Edmund comes from behind for first Grand Slam quarter-final at the Australian Open

Alex Burton- 21/01/2018

Edmund really served well, and came back from an early deficit to win (Zimbio.com) Britain's Kyle Edmund has reached his first career grand slam quarter-final ...

Kei Nishikori set for comeback, features as top seed in strong Challenger draw

Alex Burton- 20/01/2018

Nishikori will be in action for the first time in 2018 when he plays the Newport Beach Challenger. (Zimbio.com) It isn't everyday that you see ...

Simona Halep recovers to beat USA’s Lauren Davis in thriller, Madison Keys through

Alex Burton- 20/01/2018

Halep was forced to fight hard to beat the inspired Lauren Davis (Zimbio.com) It was a tough day for World No.1 Simona Halep . The ...

Elina Svitolina ends fairy-tale run of compatriot Marta Kostyuk, faces Allertova next

Alex Burton- 19/01/2018

Svitolina did well to manager her game in punishing conditions (Zimbio.com) It was a fairy-tale run for Marta Kostyuk, but in the end the 15 ...

Kyle Edmund wins five setter against Nikoloz Basilashvili for fourth round place

Alex Burton- 19/01/2018

Edmund overcame some poor form in the middle of the match to break late in the 5th set. (Zimbio.com) British interest in the Australian Open ...

Dominic Thiem finishes strongly in five-setter against Denis Kudla

Alex Burton- 18/01/2018

Thiem struggled in the first two sets, before racing through a tiring Kudla in the last set. (Zimbio.com) Dominic Thiem came from two sets to ...

Sam Querrey continues poor Australian Open for Americans, beaten by Fucsovics

Alex Burton- 18/01/2018

Querrey could do little to arrest the slide of American players in Australia, as he lost in four sets in the second round (Zimbio.com) The ...

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga survives thrilling marathon five-setter, Pablo Carreno Busta through

Alex Burton- 17/01/2018

Tsonga came back from the brink of defeat to win in five sets against Denis Shapovalov (Zimbio.com) 15th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was able to enact ...

15 year-old Marta Kostyuk through to round three at the Australian Open, faces Svitolina next

Alex Burton- 17/01/2018

Kostyuk, just 15, secured a massive win in her young career over Olivia Rogowska. She has a blockbuster with compatriot Elina Svitolina to look forward ...

Sam Querrey picks up a vital win for USA, Roberto Bautista Agut suffers shock loss

Alex Burton- 16/01/2018

Querrey was in good form, as he defeated the former quarter-finalist in straight sets (Zimbio.com) American Sam Querrey managed to arrest the early American exits ...

Johanna Konta with a great start to her Australian Open campaign, Kerber also through

Alex Burton- 16/01/2018

Konta allayed concerns over her right hip by impressing in her first round win in Melbourne (Zimbio.com) Two women who could be considered contenders to ...

Pablo Carreno Busta beats spirited wildcard, Ryan Harrison back from the brink at the Australian Open

Alex Burton- 15/01/2018

Pablo Carreno Busta may have been unconvincing at times, but the 10th seed progressed to the second round (Zimbio.com) It was a tough opening match ...

Qualifying shocks at the Australian Open continue as Tomic is ousted, Kudla through

Alex Burton- 14/01/2018

Tomic will not feature, unless he gets in as a lucky loser, after he lost to Italy's Lorenzo Sonego in the final round of qualifying ...

Roberto Bautista Agut wins his second Auckland title, defeats Del Potro

Alex Burton- 13/01/2018

Roberto Bautista Agut won his second title in Auckland, with a hard-fought win over fellow former champion Juan Martin Del Potro (Zimbio.com) 2016 Auckland winner ...

Richard Gasquet looking forward to 2018, now injury-free

Alex Burton- 13/01/2018

Gasquet feels ready for a good campaign in 2018 (Zimbio.com) He has been around for years, but Richard Gasquet is still optimistic that he can ...

Grigor Dimitrov looking to make the most of Australian Open “Opportunities”

Alex Burton- 13/01/2018

Seeded 3rd, Dimitrov is defending a lot of ATP points in Melbourne this year (Zimbio.com) Grigor Dimitrov is looking to take advantage of his unique ...

Shocks hit Australian Open Qualifying, Nicolas Mahut among them

Alex Burton- 10/01/2018

Tennis fans may see Nicolas Mahut in Australian Open doubles action, but they won't see him in the Men's Singles after a qualifying defeat to ...

Novak Djokovic comfortably beats Dominic Thiem in exhibition, shock defeat for Cilic

Alex Burton- 10/01/2018

Djokovic returned to action for the first time since he retired against Tomas Berdych in the Wimbledon quarter-final (Zimbio.com) There was good news for the ...

Paolo Lorenzi shocks top seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas in Sydney, Mannarino through

Alex Burton- 10/01/2018

Lorenzi looks to be in good form ahead of the Australian Open, which begins next week (Zimbio.com) It has been a bad day if you ...