Monthly Archives: February 2015

ATP Dubai Final Preview: Djokovic Vs Federer

Dubai

TweetThe ATP’s world No.1 and 2 will meet in the ATP 500 Dubai final. The Tennis Review previews the action and predicts the winner. Novak Djokovic Vs Roger Federer. Head to head: The Swiss leads the head to head 19-17, and also leads their Dubai head to head 2-1, winning their semi-final last year in […]

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ATP Dubai Quarter-Final Review: Borna Coric Upsets Andy Murray

Coric

TweetEighteen year old lucky loser Borna Coric beat Andy Murray 6-1, 6-3 in the ATP 500 Dubai tournament quarter-finals. The world No. 84 lost to world No. 350 Fabrice Martin in the qualifying rounds, but benefited when a late withdrawal meant he was granted  a place in the main draw. Since that stroke of luck, […]

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Open 13 Final ATP Review: Gilles Simon Beats Gael Monfils for the Title

Open 13

TweetOpen 13 Final: Gilles Simon (5) d. Gael Monfils 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (4). Gilles Simon, the fifth seed, beat Gael Monfils 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (4) to win the ATP 250 Open 13 title in Marseilles. The title is Simon’s 12th and his second in Marseilles (2007). The match started out with the long rallies typical […]

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Open 13 Final Preview: Gael Monfils Vs Gilles Simon

TweetThe ATP 250 Open 13 Marseille 2015 final features fifth seed Gilles Simon and wild card and seventh seed Gael Monfils facing off in all-French Final. The Tennis Review previews the actions and predicts the champion. Gael Monfils (W/C, 7) Vs Gilles Simon (5). Both Monfils and Simon have excellent records at French Indoor events. […]

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Open 13 Semi-Final Preview: Monfils Vs Agut, Simon Vs Stakhovsky

Monfils Miami

TweetThe ATP 250 Open 13 tournament in Marseilles features one of French Tennis’ very best in Gael Monfils and one of the tour’s most consistent players in Bautista Agut. Gael Monfils (W/C 7) Vs Roberto Bautista Agut Monfils was 1-6 in Marseilles before this year’s tournament. That is a surprise considering he has won the […]

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Open 13 Friday Review: Stakhovsky Upsets Wawrinka

Open 13

TweetThe ATP 250 Open 13 tournament in Marseille was the scene of another big upset on quarter-finals day. This time the victim was Stan Wawrinka, the second seed and tournament favorite who was beaten 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 by Ukrainian Sergy Stakhovsky, ranked 59 on the ATP tour. Wawrinka had been in fine form going into […]

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Open 13 Friday Preview: Thiem Vs Agut, Monfils Vs Bolelli, Simon Vs Chardy

Marseille Open 13

TweetThe quarter-finals of the ATP 250 Open 13 Marseilles feature some surprising faces and a few expected veterans. The Tennis Review previews and predicts the day’s action. Roberto Bautista Agut (4) Vs Dominic Thiem Thiem got a much needed stroke of luck when David Goffin retired from their last sixteen match yesterday with a rib […]

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Open 13 Thursday Review: Raonic Upset by Bolelli

Marseilles

TweetMany a tennis result gets labelled an upset because of numbers on paper. Often though, these upsets are anything but. Sometimes the lower ranked player is a bad match up for the higher ranked one, or the seeded player is coming back from injury. But Milos Raonic’s 4-6, 6-3, 6-7 (3) loss to Simone Bolelli […]

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Open 13 Thursday Preview: Wawrinka Vs Paire, Thiem Vs Goffin, Simon Vs Coric

Goffin

TweetThree of tennis’ up and comers – David Goffin, Dominic Thiem and Borna Coric- are in action at the ATP 250 Open 13 event in Marseille on Thursday. The event offers valuable points and prize money for three players in the process of making a name for themselves on the ATP Tour. The Tennis Review […]

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Stan Wawrinka’s Wonderful Rotterdam Run Reviewed

Wawrinka

TweetStan Wawrinka won the ATP 500 Rotterdam Open last Sunday in his first appearance at the event in ten years. The Tennis Review looks back at a wonderful week in Rotterdam for Wawrinka. Pre-tournament: Wawrinka, ranked 8th, was the fourth seed behind Andy Murray (1), Milos Raonic (2) and Tomas Berdych (4). The Swiss had […]

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