Match Points: Highlights from Sydney and Hobart

The second week of the 2016 tennis season is over with the Australian Open now on the horizon. It was another withdrawal-heavy week in Sydney with three players pulling out pre-tournament and two more during the actual tournament. It paved the way for an unexpected final between Svetlana Kuznetsova and Monica Puig with the former producing a special…

WTA Apia International Sydney, First Round Preview: Angelique Kerber v Elina Svitolina

  An all-top 20 match-up opens up proceedings at the Apia International in Sydney on Monday with the world number 10, Angelique Kerber going up against the world number 19, Elina Svitolina. Kerber arrives in Sydney having reached the final of the Brisbane International with wins over Camila Giorgi, Madison Brengle, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Carla Suárez…