Monthly Archives: March 2014

Nishikori nips Roger’s rise back up the rankings in the bud

Tweet Kei Nishikori has nipped Roger Federer’s rise back up to the top of the game in the bud. The Japanese player beat the Swiss 3-6, 7-5, 6-4. It was his second win over Federer since the Italian Open last season. The Swiss was up a set and then at 3-3 worked his way into […]

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Murray meltdown makes it easy for Djokovic to ease through

TweetNovak Djokovic was the winner of his quarter-final clash at the Sony Open in Miami, but the headlines will belong to Andy Murray. And for all the wrong reasons. The Scot had one of his infamous meltdowns on the stadium court at Crandon Park, allowing a mistake by the umpire to mar what had been, […]

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Five reasons why we love Dimitrov

TweetWe love Dimitrov. We probably don’t need to tell you why. But because we love him, we are going to. He helps ball girls He plays like a baby Federer He dates super-diva tennis stars He has a great smile He knows how to win Titles in Stockholm and Acapulco, wins over Djokovic and Berdych. […]

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Novak Djokovic Edges Past Federer in Indian Wells Thriller

TweetNovak Djokovic edged past Roger Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(3) in an Indian Wells final thriller. The match could not have been tighter and had a few key twists and turns. The tennis review looks at the key points in one of the best ATP finals in some time. Federer turns back the clock in set […]

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Isner beats Gulbis to make Indian Wells last four

TweetJohn Isner has beaten Ernests Gulbis 7-6,(4), 7-6(3), to make the last four of Indian Wells. The 6ft 9″ American had to come back from behind in each set to put paid to the ever-improving Gulbis’ attempts to make his first Indian Wells semi-finals. It is not the first time Isner has reached the last […]

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February review

TweetIt’s never too late for a February review so let’s look back on the best moments of the month in the tennis world, and, yes the list is biased and the rankings are in order of the tennis review’s discretion. 1. Marin Cilic tore up the tour. How else can we put it? Cilic came […]

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Baby Fed’s steps turning into big ones

Dimitrov

TweetGrigor Dimitrov’s, aka Baby Fed, steps are turning into big ones. The 22 year old 22nd ranked Bulgarian won his first ATP 500 title on the hard courts of Acapulco. For Dimitrov the last few months have seen one career milestone after another. At the end of last season, he won his first ATP 250 […]

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Federer flies high in Dubai

Federer

TweetRoger Federer was flying high in Dubai last week as he won his sixth title at the ATP 500 event. The title run was welcomed by his fans as he built on the fine form he showed in Melbourne. And it looks as if his pairing with Stefan Edberg is really paying off. Federer, the […]

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