Moore misses out in Moscow

Maltese international Kevin Moore has missed out on semi final qualification in the 400 metres at the Athletics World Championships in Moscow.

Moore competed in the fifth heat and ran 47.52, posting the 28th fastest time and failing to finish inside the top 24 athletes progressing to the semi finals.

Rogowska set for Koser final showdown

Fifth-seed Olivia Rogowska will play unseeded Madison Brengle of the United States in the Koser Jewelers $25,000 Tennis  Challenge Final at Hempfield Rec Center. Rogowska upended Jennifer Elie of Brooklyn, 2-6, 7-6(3), 6-2, in two and a half  hours, while Brengle ousted 2011 Koser champion and UCLA all-American Robin  Anderson, 6-1, 6-2, in Saturday’s second semifinal. Rogowska,…

Ebden progresses at the Atlanta Open

Matt Ebden has advanced in Atlanta where his big-serving Croatian opponent Ivo Karlovic retired injured after losing the first set of their opening-round match 6-2.

Ebden will meet the tournament’s second seed Kevin Anderson in the Round of 16.

Ebden advances to the second round of the Bogota Open

Australian Matt Ebden progressed to the second round of the Colombian Open hard court tournament in Bogota. The 113rd-ranked Ebden, who lost to countryman Lleyton Hewitt on grass in Newport last week, took three sets to defeat Taiwan’s Jimmy Wang 6-1, 2-6, 6-1. Ebden will face either eighth-seeded Belgian Xavier Malisse or local hope Alejandro…

Ebden loses to Hewitt in Newport

Matthew Ebden has gone down to former world number one Lleyton Hewitt in the first round of the ATP Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport.

The fourth-seeded Hewitt, a finalist in Newport last year, accounted for his Davis Cup team-mate 6-4, 6-1.

Ebden outclassed by Nishikori at Wimbledon

Australian wild card Matt Ebden was knocked out in the first round at Wimbledon with a straight-sets defeat to Japanese 12th seed Kei Nishikori on Tuesday. The 23-year-old lost 6-2 6-4 6-3. Ebden, ranked 110th, earned a wild card entry into the main draw after winning a Challenger event on grass in Nottingham earlier this…