Alex Eala falls short in semis again, loses in 3 sets

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2022 06:49:31 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA For the second straight week, Alex Eala fell short in her semifinal match Friday, this time, to hometown bet Eva Guerrero Alvarez, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2, at the W25 El Espinar/Segovia International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament in Spain. Unable to sustain her second set uprising, Eala bowed to Guerrero Alvarez, a familiar foe […]

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Eala edges Spaniard foe, barges into semifinal of W25 Spain titlt

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 05:42:55 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Alex Eala outlasted local bet Rosa Vicens Mas in a thriller of a match, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4) and barged into the semifinal of the W25 El Espinar/Segovia International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament Thursday, July 28, in Spain.Both players engaged each other in fast and furious action, coming through with huge shots […]

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Eala humbles American foe, barges into quarters

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 05:04:27 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Alex Eala trounced American Amy Zhu, 6-4, 6-3, and barged into the quarterfinals of the W25 El Espinar/Segovia International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament Wednesday in Spain. The 17-year-old Eala, seeded fourth in the $25,000 event, dominated her rival with her strong baseline game to set up a meeting with sixth seed Rosa […]

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QC bets dominate PPS Apalit age-group netfest

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 04:38:41 +0000

Mateo Rivas upended No. 2 Darwin Cosca in the semis then clipped Joshua Diva, 6-3, 6-2, to snare the boys’ 16-and-under crown while fellow Quezon City bet Mica Emana re-stamped her class in the girls’ side of the PPS-PEPP Apalit national age-group tennis tournament in Pampanga last Wednesday. Five others from Makati City; Sta. Rosa, […]

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Djokovic wins 7th Wimbledon title and 21st Grand Slam

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 02:53:58 +0000

LONDON (AFP) – Novak Djokovic won a seventh Wimbledon title and 21st Grand Slam crown on Sunday with a four-set triumph over Nick Kyrgios, whose challenge unravelled in frustration after a blistering start. Top seed Djokovic won 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) to equal Pete Sampras’s mark of seven titles at the All England Club […]

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Nadal quits semis, kisses G’Slam bid goodbye; Jabeur makes African history

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2022 03:26:19 +0000

LONDON (AFP) – Rafael Nadal pulled out of Wimbledon with an abdominal injury on Thursday after Ons Jabeur became the first African woman to reach a Grand Slam singles final in modern times. Nadal’s decision – which hands a place in the men’s final to Australian maverick Nick Kyrgios – ends his dreams of a completing […]

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Wimbledon warrior Nadal to face controversial Kyrgios in semis

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2022 04:46:14 +0000

LONDON (AFP) – Rafael Nadal conjured up a mesmerizing five-set recovery from a potentially tournament-ending injury on Wednesday to reach an eighth Wimbledon semifinal, where he will take on Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios. Second seed Nadal, the 2008 and 2010 champion, defeated Taylor Fritz of the United States, 3-6, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (10/4) in […]

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Eala outlasts Spanish rival in Portugal tourney

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2022 02:21:13 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Alex Eala outplayed Eva Guerrero Alvarez of Spain, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2, in the W25 Corroios-Seixal International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament in Portugal Wednesday. The 17-year-old junior sensation dug deep into her bag of tricks to overcome a second set stumble and advance to the second round of the $25,000 tournament. The victory […]

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Djokovic rallies to advance to semis; Arab woman makes history

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2022 04:17:26 +0000

LONDON (AFP) – Defending champion Novak Djokovic battled back from two sets down to reach an 11th Wimbledon semifinal on Tuesday as Ons Jabeur became the first Arab woman to book a place in the last-four of a Grand Slam. Djokovic triumphed, 5-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2, over Italian 10th seed Jannik Sinner, recovering from […]

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Nadal into Wimbledon quarters, but Kyrgios lurks

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 03:17:33 +0000

LONDON (AFP) – Rafael Nadal swept into the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday, staying on course for a crunch meeting with Nick Kyrgios, who was on his best behaviour in a battling five-set win. In the women’s competition, 2019 champion Simona Halep demolished Spaniard fourth seed Paula Badosa in just 60 minutes to set up a […]

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