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De Minaur vs Zverev

Australian 19-year-old Alex De Minaur saved four match points Saturday and advanced to Sunday’s ATP Washington Open final, where he will face third-ranked defending champion Alexander Zverev.

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Tennis star seeks unity among leaders

It’s too early to make a Christmas wish but rising tennis star AJ Lim is hoping that all stakeholders will finally smoke the peace pipe so that the sport that once enjoyed tremendous popularity can bounce back. Lim, who is training intensively in the United States in preparation for the coming Asian Games in Indonesia, […]

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Venus gets back winning form

Venus Williams found her winning form late and charged to a 6-4 4-6 6-0 win over Britain’s Heather Watson at the Silicon Valley Classic on Thursday to punch her ticket to the quarter-finals. The typically reserved 38-year-old American broke Watson six times and showed rare flashes of emotion after critical points in the two-hour affair, […]

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Murray  outlasts  Edmund

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray collected the biggest victory of his injury comeback Wednesday at the ATP and WTA Washington Open while defending champion Alexander Zverev booked a matchup with his older brother. Murray, sidelined by a right hip injury for 11 months until returning in June, ousted fourth seed Kyle […]

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Serena falls in upset

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Former world No. 1 Serena Williams, who was playing her first match since losing in the Wimbledon final, was sent crashing out of the WTA San Jose tournament in straight sets on Tuesday. The 23-time Grand Slam winner struggled mightily against the British No. 1 and former winner Johanna Konta who […]

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Estanislao,  Carlos top  V. Verde tilt

Fifth ranked Daniel Estanislao toppled top seed Exequiel Jucutan, 6-4, 4-6, 10-6, while No. 8 Macie Carlos upended fourth seed Kryshana Brazal, 6-3, 6-2, as they claimed the 16-and-under crowns in the PPS-PEPP Valle Verde Country Club National Age-Group tennis tournament at the VVCC tennis courts in Pasig City over the weekend. Estanislao, one of […]

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