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SG's No 2 Lynelle Lim : The STO & the upcoming KTC serve as a major inspiration for local tennis fans and players

by Circle News, on Mar 3, 2021 10:22:58 AM

SG's No 2 Lynelle Lim : The STO & the upcoming KTC serve as a major inspiration for local tennis fans and players

(Artist’s impression of an aerial view of the future Kallang Tennis Centre) By Lynelle Lim As compared to other countries, tennis has never been a big thing here in our …

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STO Review - The Highs, Lows and the Surprise packages!

by Circle News, on Mar 2, 2021 12:32:13 PM

STO Review - The Highs, Lows and the Surprise packages!

By Dillon Lim The US$300,000 Singapore Tennis Open came to an end last Sunday, after a week of high quality tennis at the OCBC arena. We saw a first time …

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Shaheed Alam : Singapore pulled off a truly world-class tennis event in under 4 weeks!

by Circle News, on Mar 1, 2021 11:18:15 AM

Shaheed Alam : Singapore pulled off a truly world-class tennis event in under 4 weeks!

By Shaheed Alam In the last seven years, tennis has hit Singapore’s shores in a tremendous way! Seeing the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Tour Finals from 2014 to 2018 hosted …

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STO 2021 Champion Alexei Popyrin : This 1st ATP Tour title victory is for my Family!

by Circle News, on Feb 28, 2021 6:59:34 PM

STO 2021 Champion Alexei Popyrin : This 1st ATP Tour title victory is for my Family!

(Alexei Popyrin) (By Dillon Lim) The second grand final scheduled for play on Day 7 at the Singapore Tennis Open is the coveted Men’s Singles battle. 250 lucky fans gathered …

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Sander Gillé & Joran Vliegen win STO Doubles Final in convincing fashion, for their 5th ATP Tour title!

by Circle News, on Feb 28, 2021 4:38:05 PM

Sander Gillé & Joran Vliegen win STO Doubles Final in convincing fashion, for their 5th ATP Tour title!

(Sander Gillé and Joran Vliegen) By Dillon Lim After nearly a week of intense action, it was time for the Men’s Singles and Men’s Doubles finals on Day 7 of …

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NextGen stars Bublik and Popyrin to meet on ATP-Tour level for 1st time in STO grand final!

by Circle News, on Feb 27, 2021 10:18:59 PM

NextGen stars Bublik and Popyrin to meet on ATP-Tour level for 1st time in STO grand final!

(Alexander Bublik) By Shaheed Alam In the last match of the penultimate day of the ATP 250 Singapore Tennis Open, the OCBC Arena witnessed Kazakhstan’s Alexander Bublik and Moldova’s Radu …

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NextGen Aussie star Popyrin remains on course for history, after 3rd seed Cilic crashes out in STO semis!

by Circle News, on Feb 27, 2021 7:18:02 PM

NextGen Aussie star Popyrin remains on course for history, after 3rd seed Cilic crashes out in STO semis!

(Alexei Popyrin) By Dillion Lim On Day 5 of the Singapore Tennis Open on Centre Court, 3rd seed Marin Cilic of Croatia took on Australian youngster, Alexei Popyrin, in the first …

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STO Dbls 4th seeds Ebden and Smith set up clash against top-ranked Belgians in final!

by Circle News, on Feb 27, 2021 4:17:56 PM

STO Dbls 4th seeds Ebden and Smith set up clash against top-ranked Belgians in final!

(Matthew Ebden and John-Patrick Smith) By Dillon Lim Spectators were allowed to attend the Singapore Tennis Open for the very first time at the OCBC Arena today. A maximum of …

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STO 3rd seed Cilic holds off tough Korean challenge to reach the semis!

by Circle News, on Feb 26, 2021 9:30:25 PM

STO 3rd seed Cilic holds off tough Korean challenge to reach the semis!

(Marin Cilic) By Dillon Lim The third Men’s Singles quarter-finals of Day 5 at the Singapore Tennis Open saw the 8th seed, Kwon Soon-woo (ranked 81) take on the 3rd …

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Au Revoir Mannarino as STO Top seed is taken down by Albot in QF!

by Circle News, on Feb 26, 2021 8:56:28 PM

Au Revoir Mannarino as STO Top seed is taken down by Albot in QF!

(Radu Albot) By Lynelle Lim Fighting for a spot in the semi-finals of the Singapore Tennis Open, the Centre Court at the OCBC Arena saw Radu Albot and top seed …

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Australian sensation Popyrin storms into STO semi-finals after close victory over compatriot, Ebden

by Circle News, on Feb 26, 2021 6:05:25 PM

Australian sensation Popyrin storms into STO semi-finals after close victory over compatriot, Ebden

(Alexei Popyrin) By Lynelle Lim In a battle of the Australians on Day 5 of the Singapore Tennis Open, wildcard Matthew Ebden (ranked #316), went up against his compatriot and rising …

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STO Dbles Top Seeds Sander Gillé & Joran Vliegen, have a date with destiny in Sunday's grand final!

by Circle News, on Feb 26, 2021 3:48:20 PM

STO Dbles Top Seeds Sander Gillé & Joran Vliegen, have a date with destiny in Sunday's grand final!

(Sander Gillé & Joran Vliegen) By Dillon Lim The first Doubles semi-final kicked things off on Day 5 of the Singapore Tennis Open on Centre court. Top seeded Belgian duo, …

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S'pore's No 1 Shaheed Alam : I will train even harder and aim to play professionally on the ATP Tour!

by Circle News, on Feb 26, 2021 9:39:55 AM

S'pore's No 1 Shaheed Alam : I will train even harder and aim to play professionally on the ATP Tour!

(Photo Credit : Shaheed Alam) By Shaheed Alam The ongoing US$300,000 Singapore Tennis Open is the highest level of Men’s professional tennis in a while. There's been a great deal …

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STO Top seed Mannarino, books his spot in the last 8, after defeating huge serving Marcora!

by Circle News, on Feb 25, 2021 10:15:30 PM

STO Top seed Mannarino, books his spot in the last 8, after defeating huge serving Marcora!

(Adrian Mannarino) By Lynelle Lim In the second last match on day 4 of the Singapore Tennis Open, top seed Adrian Mannarino from France (whose rank is #35), went up …

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STO 2nd seed Millman in shocking Rd of 16 exit, no thanks to wildcard, Ebden!

by Circle News, on Feb 25, 2021 8:17:28 PM

STO 2nd seed Millman in shocking Rd of 16 exit, no thanks to wildcard, Ebden!

(Matthew Ebden) By Shaheed Alam Day 4 of the Singapore Tennis Open saw two Australians on court for the 2nd time in their respective ATP Tour careers. It was the …

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STO 6th seed Albot saved 3 match points to stop German underdog Hanfmann

by Circle News, on Feb 25, 2021 6:59:10 PM

STO 6th seed Albot saved 3 match points to stop German underdog Hanfmann

(Radu Albot) By Lynelle Lim Eyeing a spot in the quarterfinal at the Singapore Tennis Open, Yannick Hanfmann looked to cause an upset against Moldova’s Radu Albot, who is the 6th …

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STO 3rd seeds Bambridge & Inglot fend off huge comeback to stay alive!

by Circle News, on Feb 25, 2021 4:46:11 PM

STO 3rd seeds Bambridge & Inglot fend off huge comeback to stay alive!

(Luke Bambridge and Dominic Inglot) By Dillon Lim The 3rd doubles quarterfinals took place on Court 1 on Day 4 of the Singapore Tennis Open at the OCBC Arena. And …

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STO Top Dbls pair of Vliegen and Gillé struggle to reach the last 4!

by Circle News, on Feb 25, 2021 4:02:33 PM

STO Top Dbls pair of Vliegen and Gillé struggle to reach the last 4!

(Joran Vliegen and Sander Gillé) By Dillon Lim The first match of Day 4 of the Singapore Tennis Open saw the Top seeded Belgian pair of Joran Vliegen and Sander Gillé, …

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Popyrin triumphs in battle of the NextGen stars to reach STO QF!

by Circle News, on Feb 25, 2021 9:42:25 AM

Popyrin triumphs in battle of the NextGen stars to reach STO QF!

(Alexei Popyrin) By Lynelle Lim For the last match on Day 3 of the Singapore Tennis Open, the Centre Court at the OCBC Arena saw 20-year-old wildcard Adrian Andreev (ranked …

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STO 4th seed Bublik inflicts devastating defeat upon Çelikbilek in Rd of 16

by Circle News, on Feb 24, 2021 10:55:57 PM

STO 4th seed Bublik inflicts devastating defeat upon Çelikbilek in Rd of 16

(Alexander Bublik) By Shaheed Alam In the night session of Day 3 of the Singapore Tennis Open, the OCBC Arena saw Turkey's Altuğ Çelikbilek go up against Alexander Bublik, to vie …

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STO Dbls 4th seeds Ebden and Smith advance to QF after straight sets win

by Circle News, on Feb 24, 2021 10:23:33 PM

STO Dbls 4th seeds Ebden and Smith advance to QF after straight sets win

(Matthew Ebden and John-Patrick Smith) By Dillon Lim The final match of Day 3 on Court 1 at the Singapore Tennis Open, saw the 4th seeded Australian duo of Matthew …

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STO 5th seed Nishioka eases into QF stage, after taking down big serving American, Maxime Cressy!

by Circle News, on Feb 24, 2021 8:43:30 PM

STO 5th seed Nishioka eases into QF stage, after taking down big serving American, Maxime Cressy!

(Yoshihito Nishioka) By Lynelle Lim On Day 3 of the action on Court 1 at the Singapore Tennis Open, Maxime Cressy of America (ranked #156) looked to battle for a spot …

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STO 3rd seed Marin Cilic bags his first win of 2021!

by Circle News, on Feb 24, 2021 8:12:55 PM

STO 3rd seed Marin Cilic bags his first win of 2021!

(Marin Cilic) By Dillon Lim In the 2nd singles match on Centre Court on Day 3 of the Singapore Tennis Open, Croatian 3rd seed Marin Cilic, opened his campaign against …

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STO 8th seed Soon-woo eliminates tough American challenge to reach 2nd Rd

by Circle News, on Feb 24, 2021 7:36:32 PM

STO 8th seed Soon-woo eliminates tough American challenge to reach 2nd Rd

(Kwon Soon-woo) By Shaheed Alam Day 3 of the Singapore Tennis Open sees Korea’s Soon-woo Kwon and America’s Thai-son Kwiatkowski battle it out on Court One for a place in the …

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STO Dbls 3rd seeds Bambridge and Inglot cruise into the QF

by Circle News, on Feb 24, 2021 5:01:05 PM

STO Dbls 3rd seeds Bambridge and Inglot cruise into the QF

(Luke Bambridge and Dominic Inglot) By Dillon Lim Day 3 of the Singapore Tennis Open saw the pairing Germany’s Yannick Hanfmann and Australia’s John Millmann face off against the 3rd …

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Cerretani & Shamasdin reach STO QF, with a masterclass performance

by Circle News, on Feb 24, 2021 11:01:12 AM

Cerretani & Shamasdin reach STO QF, with a masterclass performance

(James Cerretani and Adil Shamasdin) By Rehmat Nohal Veteran doubles pair James Cerretani of the USA and Adil Shamasdin of Canada took on youngsters Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan and Marc Polmans …

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STO Dbls Top seeds Gillé & Vliegen deliver sterling performance to reach QF!

by Circle News, on Feb 23, 2021 7:47:04 PM

STO Dbls Top seeds Gillé & Vliegen deliver sterling performance to reach QF!

(Sander Gillé & Joran Vliegen) (By Lynelle Lim) The American pair of Evan King (ranked #134 in doubles) and his partner Hunter Reese (ranked #129), looked to cause a major …

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STO 6th seed Radu Albot clings on to victory, after surviving a scare from doubles specialist, John-Patrick Smith!

by Circle News, on Feb 23, 2021 5:47:15 PM

STO 6th seed Radu Albot clings on to victory, after surviving a scare from doubles specialist, John-Patrick Smith!

(Radu Albot) By Lynelle Lim On Day 2 at the Singapore Tennis Open, Australian qualifier, John-Patrick Smith ranked #306, took on the 6th seed of the tournament, Radu Albot of Moldova …

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Martinez & Hernandez took down 2nd seeds Bopanna & McLachlan in STO Rd of 16 !

by Circle News, on Feb 23, 2021 3:41:31 PM

Martinez & Hernandez took down 2nd seeds Bopanna & McLachlan in STO Rd of 16 !

(Luis David Martinez from Venezuela and David Vega Hernandez) By Dillon Lim On Day 2 of the Singapore Tennis Open, Luis David Martinez from Venezuela and David Vega Hernandez from …

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5th seed Nishioka survives strong American challenge to reach STO Rd of 16

by Circle News, on Feb 23, 2021 9:11:11 AM

5th seed Nishioka survives strong American challenge to reach STO Rd of 16

(Yoshihito Nishioka) By Lynelle Lim In the last match of Day 1 of the main draw at the Singapore Tennis Open, American Michael Mmoh, (ranked 178) faced the 5th seed …

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NextGen star Popyrin takes down

by Circle News, on Feb 22, 2021 10:44:48 PM

NextGen star Popyrin takes down "gentle giant" Eubanks to reach STO 2nd Rd

(Alexei Popyrin) By Dillon Lim In the first round of the Singapore Tennis Open, American Christopher Eubanks (ranked 240), faced Australia's Alexei Popyrin, (ranked 114) for a spot in the …

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Bulgarian wildcard Andreev sends STO 7th seed Harris packing!

by Circle News, on Feb 22, 2021 8:41:27 PM

Bulgarian wildcard Andreev sends STO 7th seed Harris packing!

(Adrian Andreev) By Lynelle Lim Kicking things off on Day 1 of the main draw at the Singapore Tennis Open at the OCBC Arena, the centre court saw the 7th …

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Taro Daniel sets up 1st-time clash with 3rd seed Marin Cilic in STO!

by Circle News, on Feb 22, 2021 7:14:57 PM

Taro Daniel sets up 1st-time clash with 3rd seed Marin Cilic in STO!

(Taro Daniel) By Dillon Lim In the first round of the Singapore Tennis Open main draw, Taro Daniel of Japan, ranked 120, took on India's Ramkumar Ramanathan (ranked 200) at …

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STO Player Profiles : Kwon Soon-woo & Alexander Bublik

by Circle News, on Feb 22, 2021 11:09:55 AM

STO Player Profiles : Kwon Soon-woo & Alexander Bublik

(Kwon Soon-woo & Alexander Bublik) By Rehmat Nohal Alexander Bublik, is a Russian-born tennis professional who's representing Kazakstan on the ATP Tour. And he's now in the Lion City as …

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STO Player Profile : John Millman

by Circle News, on Feb 21, 2021 8:49:05 PM

STO Player Profile : John Millman

By Rehmat Nohal John H. Millman, also known as "The Mailman", is the 2nd seed at the inaugural Singapore Tennis Open, and ranked 39th in the world. He reached a career-high …

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Smith ends spirited fightback by Jaziri to reach main draw of STO

by Circle News, on Feb 21, 2021 7:31:54 PM

Smith ends spirited fightback by Jaziri to reach main draw of STO

(John-Patrick Smith) By Shaheed Alam In the second round of the qualifying match of the Singapore Tennis Open, the OCBC Arena saw the likes of Australian John-Patrick Smith and Tunisia's …

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STO Player Profile : Marin Cilic

by Circle News, on Feb 21, 2021 3:15:18 PM

STO Player Profile : Marin Cilic

By Shaheed Alam Hailing from Krstine, Međugorje, a town in Herzegovina region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is Croatia’s No. 2 professional tennis player, Marin Čilić. Towering at a height of …

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STO Player Profiles : Luke Bambridge & Dominic Inglot

by Circle News, on Feb 21, 2021 9:26:52 AM

STO Player Profiles : Luke Bambridge & Dominic Inglot

(Luke Bambridge & Dominic Inglot) By Dillon Lim Dominic Inglot is a British professional tennis player, born in London. He is 34 years-old and is currently ranked 60 by the …

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Tough STO Openers for Singapore's top tennis players

by Circle News, on Feb 21, 2021 1:51:10 AM

Tough STO Openers for Singapore's top tennis players

By Rehmat Johal Home favorite Shaheed Alam kicked off his maiden ATP level match at the OCBC Arena earlier this afternoon in the first round qualifying match of the Singapore …

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STO Player Profiles : Rohan Bopanna & Ben McLachlan

by Circle News, on Feb 20, 2021 12:14:25 PM

STO Player Profiles : Rohan Bopanna & Ben McLachlan

(Ben McLachlan and Rohan Bopanna) By Lynelle Lim Rohan Bopanna is a 41-year-old professional tennis player from India, who is currently ranked #38 in doubles by the ATP Tour (Association …

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STO Player Profile : Yoshihito Nishioka

by Circle News, on Feb 19, 2021 6:23:30 PM

STO Player Profile : Yoshihito Nishioka

By Lynelle Lim Yoshihito Nishioka is a 26 year old professional tennis player from Japan who turned pro in 2014. He is currently ranked #58 by the ATP Tour and …

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STO Player Profile : Adrian Mannarino

by Circle News, on Feb 19, 2021 5:16:41 PM

STO Player Profile : Adrian Mannarino

By Dillon Lim Adrian Mannarino is a French professional tennis player, born in Soisy-sous-Montmorency. He is 32-years-old and is currently ranked 35 by the ATP Tour with a career high …

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Team Singapore tennis player Audrey Tong’s recipe for success

by Gary Yang, on Dec 6, 2020 3:37:50 PM

Team Singapore tennis player Audrey Tong’s recipe for success

WTA Charities has launched the WTA Cookbook, a digital publication that contains more than 70 international recipes contributed by players, past, present and future. Inside the WTA Cookbook, you will …

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