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  • Brits Handed Easy Draw in Antalya

    Brits Tara Moore and Francesca Stephenson were handed easy first round matches at the ITF $10k event in Antalya, Turkey, while the pair of them could meet in the semi-finals. Tara Moore, ranked 342nd in the world and seeded second, plays unranked Romanian qualifier Ioana Gheorghita. The 17-year-old Romanian is ranked outside the top 2000

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  • Broady Hits Back to Smash Slovak in Auckland

    Naomi Broady rallied from a break down in the deciding set to emerge triumphant in the final qualifying round of the WTA International ASB Classic in Auckland against the Slovak top seed Magdalena Rybarikova, winning 6-3 1-6 7-6(6). She will now play world number 16 Ana Ivanovic in the first round proper. Broady won the

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  • Three Brits in SALK Open Main Draw

    Andrew Rozanov and Toby Huffer may have failed to make it through qualifying, but three Brits are still involved at the ITF G4 SALK Open in Stockholm this week, with Eliz Maloney and Jake Hersey both 5th seeds in their respective draws. Hersey kicks off tomorrow not before 11am on Court 3 against Swede Anton

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  • Four Girls at U14 Event in Moscow

    Four of Britain’s brightest Under-14 Girls are in action in Khimki, Moscow this week at the O1 Properties Christmas Cup, including the youngest ever winner of an ITF Junior title, Emma Raducanu, who is seeded 11th. Both Raducanu and fellow seed Kylie Bilchev (9) will have byes into the second round. Raducanu, who won the

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  • Louis Newman Joins Seven Brits in Chandigarh MD

    British 17-year-old Louis Newman won his final qualifying round against India’s Kabir Manrai 6-4 6-1 to join a whopping seven other Brits in the main draw of both the Boys’ and Girls’ Singles at the ITF G3 event in Chandigarh, India this week. Newman eased through his final round and now joins three other Boys

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  • Topalovic Unsurprisingly Beaten in Belgrade

    British 15-year-old Aleksandra Topalovic was unsurprisingly beaten by second seeded qualifier, Serb Bojana Markovic, in the ITF Girls’ G4 Belgrade Open earlier today, losing 6-1 6-1. With a huge Universal Tennis Rating disadvantage, Topalovic (UTR 8.15) faced the Serb (UTR 9.66) with hope, but was unlikely to get anything out of the game aside experience,

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  • Meet the Brits Heading to America in 2016

    Studying at US College under tennis scholarships is becoming an ever more popular way of staying in the game after school, thanks hugely to the Tennis Smart organisation, which exists solely to place young Brits in American colleges after their A-Levels. Below we take a look at some of the players heading across the pond

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  • Broady Breezes Through to FQR in Auckland

    Naomi Broady served eight aces and faced just two break points all match against Ukrainian opponent Kateryna Kozlova to avenge last year’s defeat, coming through in style 6-2 6-4 to reach the final round of qualifying at the WTA International ASB Classic event in Auckland, New Zealand. Broady continued her excellent form after yesterday’s defeat

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  • Three Out; Newman In at Chandigarh G3

    Third seeded Brit Louis Newman came through two qualifying matches at the G3 Chandigarh ITF Juniors event in India yesterday, but three of his compatriots crashed out in the first round to leave him the last man standing in the qualifying draw. Newman was second on Court 1 after top seeded Indian Alex Solanki had knocked

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  • Topalovic Jumps First Hurdle in Belgrade G4

    Young Brit Aleksandra Topalovic hurdled her first qualifying round encounter at the ITF G4 Belgrade Open earlier today, defeating Serbian Milica Aleksic in straight sets, 7-6(5) 6-0. The 15-year-old was playing her first match on tour for three months, and shook off some initial rust to sweep to victory in the second set. As expected,

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