Monday, 22/1/2018 | 12:18 UTC+0
  • Pauffley and Arbuthnott Claim British Tour Titles in Felixstowe

    In the week leading up to two British-based ATP and ITF events in Manchester and Eastbourne respectively, Neil Pauffley and Emily Arbutnott got their grass-court campaigns off to the best possible start by winning the AEGON British Tour Premier Tier events in Felixstowe this week, fending off strong opposition to do so. Took the title

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  • Brits Shut Out at Drummondville Challenger Qualifying

    Four Brits failed to come through qualifying at the ATP Challenger $50k event in Drummondville, Canada today and yesterday, leaving just Dan Evans and Liam Broady in the main draw. With a quick turnaround from the ITF 425k in Sherbrooke, three of the Brits were fortunate to have an extra day to prepare as they

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  • Full House in First Round at Canadian $25k

    There’s been somewhat of a British invasion in Canada this week, with five of our Brits in the world’s top 500 congregating in Gatineau for the ITF Futures $25k. All five Brits made the main draw outright, and all five of them won their first round matches. Team GB in Canada❄️🇬🇧🍁 @ Gatineau, Quebec

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  • Double Trouble: Week 7 Doubles Round-Up

    This new feature will attempt to bring increased coverage to British doubles across ATP, Challenger and Futures level and will round-up the results in this compact, weekly piece. Men ATP World Tour Three events in three different continents and just three Brits in action this week. Aljaz Bedene is hardly a doubles specialist so few

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  • Salisbury and Smethurst Defeated in Hawaii Qualies

    Dan Smethurst and Joe Salisbury suffered contrasting defeats in the second round of qualifying for the ATP Challenger event in Maui, Hawaii overnight, with Ed Corrie having been beaten in the first qualifying round. Smethurst came the closest, having beaten Aussie Clay Thompson 2-6 7-6(2) 6-1 in the first qualifying round but coming up against

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  • Smethurst Fails Penultimate Test in California

    The eighth seed and last remaining Brit in the Men’s Singles at the $25k ITF Futures event in Long Beach, California this week Dan Smethurst was unable to reach the final after being halted by one of the world’s top Juniors, 18-year-old Michael Mmoh. Despite Mmoh serving 8 double faults in the match, Smethurst was

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  • Dan Smethurst Moves to Semi-Finals in California

    Brit Dan Smethurst’s excellent run at the $25k ITF Futures event in Long Beach, California continued last night with a battling 6-4 3-6 6-2 victory over unseeded German Sebastian Fanselow, setting up a very interesting clash with top 1998-born Junior Michael Mmoh. The match was very tight, with a maximum of two breaks in any

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  • Smethurst Through; Corrie Out in California

    Dan Smethurst came through a potentially difficult last 16 tie with American qualifier Liam Caruana at the ITF Futures $25k event in Long Beach after a 6-2 6-3 victory, but fellow Brit Ed Corrie was defeated in three by German Yannick Hanfmann. Smethurst was immediately in control of the match after breaking the American’s serve

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  • Smethurst Joins Corrie in Last 16 in California

    Daniel Smethurst survived a second set scare to join countryman Ed Corrie in the last 16 of the ITF Futures $25k event in Long Beach, California, last night with an eventual 6-3 6-7(10) 6-3 victory over Dutch qualifier Max de Vroome in two hours and 36 minutes. The match was full of service breaks, but

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  • Corrie On Song But Salisbury Falls Flat

    Ed Corrie eased through into the last 16 of the ITF Futures $25k event in Long Beach, California last night with a routine 6-3 6-2 victory over American Evan Song, but Joe Salisbury was unable to defeat Ernesto Escobedo, who Corrie had beaten in R1 last week in Los Angeles. With Dan Smethurst due to

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