Monthly Archives: August 2016

US Open 2016 ATP Second Round Preview Novak Djokovic Versus Jiri Vesely

US Open

TweetThe US Open second round gets underway on Wednesday and it is one to look forward to with some intriguing match-ups and potential sporting drama ahead. The Tennis Review previews the upcoming action featuring Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal, Marin Cilic, and Benoit Paire. Novak Djokovic (1) Versus Jiri Vesely Assessing Novak Djokovic’s form is always […]

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US Open Preview The Favorites Novak Djokovic Andy Murray Rafa Nadal

US Open

TweetThe US Open draw has been made and the speculations as to who will win begin. The Tennis Review looks at the favorites- players who are US Open former champions and finalists, or who have won other slams and made other slam finals- and assesses their chances of winning big in New York. Novak Djokovic, […]

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Marin Cilic Wins Cincinnati Another Big Stride in a Great Direction

Cilic

TweetTwo former US Open Champs competing in the Cincinnati final is nothing out of the ordinary- it has happened nine times in the last twenty years- so it was no surprise that Marin Cilic should take on Andy Murray for the title.  The way Cilic won the Cincinnati trophy was something of a shock, however. […]

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Cincinnati Marin Cilic and Grigor Dimitrov to Play for First ATP 1000 Final

Dimitrov Cincinnati

TweetIn the Cincinnati Semi-finals, 12th seed Marin Cilic and unseeded Grigor Dimitrov will play for a first appearance in an ATP 1000 final. The Tennis Review previews the action. Cilic and Dimitrov are not names tennis fans are used to seeing in the last four of an ATP 1000 draw. In fact, this is the […]

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Cincinnati 2016 Preview Gael Monfils Stan Wawrinka Milos Raonic Big Chance

Monfils

TweetWith Andy Murray and Rafa Nadal’s Olympic efforts likely to take their toll, and with Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer absent, Cincinnati may prove to be the first ATP 1000 not won by one of the Big Four since Tsonga in Toronto ’14. The Tennis Review looks at the contenders most likely to earn themselves […]

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Rio Olympics Tennis Review del Potro’s Spirited Run Just What Tennis Needed

del Potro Rio

TweetTennis at the Rio Olympics had the tennis world largely divided in the run up to the event. For some it was a glorified, pointless, literally so with the ATP not awarding any, exhibition that did not belong at the event. For others, it was, potentially, the biggest achievement of their career, an occasion where […]

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Juan Martin del Potro On Fire on the Forehand Knocks Novak Djokovic Out Of Rio

del Potro Rio

TweetJuan Martin del Potro in the first round of a hard court event, and not just any old hard court event but the Olympics, and in South America, too, as Novak Djokovic found out, is about as tough a draw as tennis delivers. The Tennis Review looks back on a match which brought tennis at […]

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Five Questions With Saboor Khan On Life As A Tennis Ballboy

Ball boy

Tweet Ever wondered how it feels to be a ball-boy at a professional tennis event? We talked to Saboor Khan about his experiences. 1. How did you get into ball boying?  I first got into ball boying when I made the tryouts. They choose the people who are good. 2. What has been your most […]

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Rogers Cup Review Novak Djokovic Staying Strong at No.1 His Rivals Still Have Far to Go

djokovic

TweetNovak Djokovic’s run to the Rogers Cup 2016 title was a firm reassertion of his grip on the No.1 ranking and reminded the tennis world that when it comes to being the best in the game he is not going anywhere soon while his rivals still have a long road ahead of them. When Novak Djokovic […]

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