Eastbourne Day Seven: Wozniacki and Zverev reign

Tweet Caroline Wozniacki defeated Aryna Sabalenka in the Nature Valley International final to claim her second title in Eastbourne with her first coming in 2009. Sabalenka, ranked 45th in the world, put the pressure on the top seed from the beginning and forced her to defend plenty of break points throughout the match. The 20-year-old Belarussian had two set points at 5-3 but could not convert and in the end lost 5-7 6-7(5). ‘’It’s always tough to lose when you have a chance to win, like a set point or…

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Eastbourne Day Five: Poor day for the Brits

Tweet With Wimbledon starting on Monday, Zuzanna Marciniak reports on day five of the Nature Valley International Tournament in Eastbourne. Today, Britain’s Kyle Edmund and Cameron Norrie were beaten, while Angelique Kerber set up a blockbuster match with Caroline Wozniacki. After beating Andy Murray yesterday, Kyle Edmund could not keep up his winning streak as he lost in the quarter-finals to world number 90, Mikhail Kukushkin, 7-5 3-6, 1-6. The 23-year-old Brit struggled to remain consistent after winning the first set and a string of errors resulted in him winning…

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New generation of British players

Tweet It would be assumed that whenever someone mentions British tennis, the first person that comes to mind is… Andy Murray. The Scot has won three Grand Slams, two Olympic gold medals and is a former world number 1. Kyle Edmund and Johanna Konta may be in Murray’s shadow, but both have already reached Grand Slam semi-finals and their aggressive game and fighting mentality could bring them major championships in the future. Nevertheless, what the Nature Valley International has revealed to me, is the new generation of young British players…

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