PETROS Tsitsipas beat Jeson Patrombon, 6-2, 6-1, on Friday to give Greece a 2-0 lead in its Davis Cup World Group II playoff tie against the Philippines at the Philippine Columbian Association (PCA) courts in Paco, Manila.The 19- ...
Mar 6, 2020
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AJ LIM faces a daunting task against world No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Davis Cup World Group II playoff on Friday. But did you know that the Filipino netter actually defeated the Greek once in his career?That happened in the ...
Mar 5, 2020
STEFANOS Tsitsipas is proud to represent Greece in the Davis Cup World Group II playoff against the Philippines this coming weekend.Ranked No. 6 in the world, Tsitsipas joined the Greece team in the trip to Manila despite the threat of the ...
Mar 3, 2020
WORLD No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas is all set to see action for Greece in the Davis Cup World Group II playoff match against the Philippines at the Philippine Columbian Association.Tsitsipas joined the team's first practice at the PCA courts on ...
Mar 3, 2020
THE Philippines hopes to make the most of whatever home advantage it has against a Greek side expected to bring heavy artillery in the Davis Cup World Group II playoffs set March 6 and 7 at the Philippine Columbian Association.Stefanos Tsitsipas, ...
Feb 26, 2020
At Toy Fair 2020 in New York, Funko announced slews of new figurines for 2020, including giant-headed versions of these iconic NBA pairs from the '80s and '90s.First up: Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, recreating, in Funko POP ...
Feb 23, 2020
BASEL, Switzerland - Roger Federer has had surgery on his right knee and will miss the French Open and several other tournaments.Writing on his Facebook page Thursday, the 20-time Grand Slam champion said his knee "has been bothering me for a ...
Feb 20, 2020
THE Philippine tennis community is mourning the passing of Fr. Fernando Suarez.Known to Catholics as a healing priest, Suarez passed away after suffering a heart attack while playing tennis at his home in Ayala Alabang. He was 52.Persons who knew ...
Feb 5, 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia - Outplayed at his own brand of physical tennis for much of the match, Rafael Nadal finally claimed a set to try to start a comeback against Dominic Thiem.Nadal marked the moment by hopping in a crouch at the baseline ...
Jan 29, 2020
ALEX Eala made a rousing debut in the Australian Open juniors tournament as she overcame Shavit Kimchi of Israel in three sets on Sunday.The 14-year-old Filipina won, 6-0, 4-6, 6-2, to advance to the second round ...
Jan 26, 2020
ALL the ingredients are there for a classic fourth-round match between Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios at night on Rod Laver Arena.Their matches are always close, Nadal leads 4-3 in career head-to-heads, and they're 1- ...
Jan 26, 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia - Playing nothing like what her age or her ranking would suggest, Coco Gauff steadily made her way to her latest Grand Slam upset, eliminating defending champion Naomi Osaka in the Australian Open's third round 6-3, 6-4 ...
Jan 24, 2020
NEW decade, new silhouette. But adidas isn't satisfied with just rolling out a slight tweak on an old pair. They're rolling out an eye-popping new style - and on the tennis court, no less.It's not ...
Jan 9, 2020
JOSHUA Kinaadman hacked out a shock 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 victory over SEA Games gold medalist Casey Alcantara on Friday to barge into the semifinal round of the men's singles in the PPS-PEPP Dagitab Festival Open Tennis Championship ...
Dec 21, 2019
THERE'S no better year-ender for Filipina teen tennis prodigy Alex Eala than a doubles crown, which she won at the prestige Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships in Florida last Sunday, December 15.Entering the semifinals seeded 5th, Eala, together with ...
Dec 17, 2019
RUBEN Gonzales lost in the men's doubles final of the 30th Southeast Asian Games, but is a winner in love.The veteran tennis player proposed to his longtime girlfriend, former race car driver Michelle Bumgarner, on Saturday just moments after ...
Dec 7, 2019
FRANCIS Casey Alcantara and Jeson Patrombon beat Ruben Gonzales and Treat Huey, 7-6 (6-2), 7-5, to win the men's doubles gold medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games tennis competitions on Saturday.The unseeded pair of Alcantara ...
Dec 7, 2019
AN all-Filipino final has been set in tennis men's doubles after the team of Ruben Gonzales and Treat Huey and the pairing of Francis Casey Alcantara and Jeson Patrombon advanced to the finals of the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Gonzales ...
Dec 6, 2019
BERN, Switzerland - The Swiss government says it will produce a 20 franc silver coin with Roger Federer's image on it.The government says it's the first time it has dedicated a commemorative coin to a living person.A ...
Dec 3, 2019
TREAT Huey and Denise Dy lost a thrilling mixed doubles match to top-seed Christopher Rungkat and Aldila Sutjiadi of Indonesia, 6-7, 6-3, 13-11, in the 30th Southeast Asian Games tennis tournament at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center.Huey ...
Dec 2, 2019
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