Author: sampaolo

Tennys Sandgren: “I feel like heart, grit and patience were necessary against Thiem”

sampaolo- 23/01/2018

World number 97 Tennys Sandgren produced the biggest upset at this year’s edition of the Australian Open when he beat Dominic Thiem in five sets ...

Caroline Wozniacki reaches her first Grand Slam semifinal since the 2016 US Open

sampaolo- 23/01/2018

Caroline Wozniacki beat Carla Suarez Navarro 6-0 6-7 (3-7) 6-2 to reach the semifinals at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Wozniacki booked her spot in ...

Ben Mclachlan and Jan-Lennard Struff reach the doubles semifinal in Melbourne

sampaolo- 23/01/2018

Unseeded team formed by Japan’s Ben McLachlan and Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff upset number 1 seeds Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo 6-4 6-7 (4-7) 7-6 (7-5) ...

Hyeon Chung: “When I was Young, I was trying to copy Djokovic”

sampaolo- 23/01/2018

Hyeon Chung has made history as the first South Korean player to reach the quarter finals in a Grand Slam tournament after taking an upset ...

Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo dig deep to get through to doubles quarter finals in Melbourne

sampaolo- 22/01/2018

Top seeds and 2017 Wimbledon champions doubles Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo fought back from one set down to battle past Rajeev Ram and Divij ...

Tomas Berdych beats Fabio Fognini to reach the quarter finals in Melbourne for the seventh time in his career

sampaolo- 22/01/2018

Tomas Berdych beat Fabio Fognini 6-1 6-4 6-4 in 2 hours and 8 minutes on the Margaret Court Arena to cruise through to the quarter ...

Elina Svitolina cruises past Denisa Allertova to move into the quarter finals at the Australian Open

sampaolo- 21/01/2018

This year’s Brisbane champion Elina Svitolina cruised past Czech qualifier Denisa Allertova 6-3 6-1 in the final match of the evening session on the Rod ...

Carla Suarez Navarro beats Anett Kontaveit to reach her third quarter final in Melbourne

sampaolo- 21/01/2018

Carla Suarez Navarro came back from one set down to beat Estonia’s world number 33 Anett Kontaveit 4-6 6-4 8-6 and reached her third career ...

Su-Wei Hsieh stuns Agnieszka Radwanska to return to Australian Open fourth round for the first time since 2008

sampaolo- 20/01/2018

Chinese Taipei’s unseeded player Su-Wei Hsieh made a return to the fourth round at the Australian Open for the first time since 2008 with a ...

Lleyton Hewitt and Sam Groth beat Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau to reach the Round of 16 in Melbourne

sampaolo- 20/01/2018

The Australian doubles team formed by Sam Groth and Lleyton Hewitt beat number 3 seeds Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau 7-6 (7-2) 4-6 7-5 to ...

Fabio Fognini edges Julien Benneteau to equal the best result of his career at the Australian Open

sampaolo- 20/01/2018

Italian top player Fabio Fognini edged 36-year-old French veteran Julien Benneteau 3-6 6-2 6-1 4-6 6-3 on the Hisense Arena after a three-hour battle to ...

Caroline Wozniacki beats Kiki Bertens to move into the fourth round in Melbourne

sampaolo- 19/01/2018

Number 2 seed Caroline Wozniacki beat Kiki Bertens 6-4 6-3 to move into the fourth round of the Australian Open for the first time since ...

Andreas Seppi battles past Ivo Karlovic after a five-set Marathon match

sampaolo- 19/01/2018

Andreas Seppi has reached the fourth round at the Australian Open for the fourth time in his career in his 51st consecutive Grand Slam tournament ...

Ashleigh Barty comes back from one set down against Camila Giorgi to reach the third round in Melbourne for the second year in a row

sampaolo- 18/01/2018

Ashleigh Barty came back from one set down to edge Camila Giorgi 5-7 6-4 6-1 in two hours and two minutes and advanced to the ...

Alexander Zverev beats Peter Gojowczyk to reach the third round in Melbourne for the second year in a row

sampaolo- 18/01/2018

World Number 4 Alexander Zverev beat his countryman Peter Gojowczyk in four sets 6-1 6-3 4-6 6-3 in just under two hours to set a ...

Roger Federer beats Jan-Lennard Struff in straight sets to advance to the third round in Melbourne

sampaolo- 18/01/2018

Defending champion Roger Federer beat Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4 6-4 7-6 (7-4) in the late evening match in a packed Rod Laver Arena after one hour ...

Fabio Fognini beats Evgeny Donskoy to set up third round against Julien Benneteau

sampaolo- 18/01/2018

Fabio Fognini rallied from losing the opening set to beat Evgeny Donskoy 2-6 6-3 6-4 6-1 on a very hot day in Melbourne with a ...

Elise Mertens comes back from 0-5 down in the first set to edge Daria Gavrilova in her Australian Open debut

sampaolo- 17/01/2018

Elise Mertens past Daria Gavrilova 7-5 6-3 in a match which started at midnight in the Rod Laver Arena in Melborne. Mertens came back from ...

Alizé Cornet beats Julia Goerges for the first time in six head-to-head matches

sampaolo- 17/01/2018

Alizé Cornet beat world number 15 and number 12 seed Julia Goerges 6-4 6-3 clinching her first win in her six head-to-head matches against the ...

Qualifier Luksika Kumkhum stuns Belinda Bencic to reach a Grand Slam third round for the first time

sampaolo- 17/01/2018

Thailand’s qualifier Luksika Kumkhum stunned Belinda Bencic 6-1 6-3 in the second round of the Australian Open two days after the Swiss 20-year-old player beat ...