Author Archives: Christian Deverille

Who Needs Hype When You Have Karen Khachanov?

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TweetUnseeded 22 year old Karen Khachanov defeated the then imminent world No.1 Novak Djokovic in the Paris-Bercy final 7-5, 6-4. Who needs hype when we have such a promising player? The first big final of a player’s career is an important moment. The walk on to the court a sweet moment, a time to revel in […]

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Novak Djokovic Plays his Way Back into Greatest of all Time Debate

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TweetAfter a quiet couple of seasons, slam trophy wise, Novak Djokovic came back out the woodwork the second half of 2018 to add to his silverware and in doing so has played his way back into the Greatest of all time debate. Novak Djokovic’s straight sets US Open 2018 final win over Juan Martin del […]

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US Open Men’s Singles Final Preview Juan Martin del Potro Vs Novak Djokovic

TweetThe US Open final is set and it’s a good one- Juan Martin del Potro (3) versus Novak Djokovic (6). So, the big question- Who Will Win? What’s at stake: For Novak Djokovic, a 14th slam title, tying Pete Sampras, and a 3rd US Open title (previously won 2011, 2015). For Juan Martin del Potro, […]

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US Open Preview Rafa Nadal Favorite to Defend Hard Court Slam for 1st Time

TweetRafa Nadal, the top seed, goes into the US Open as the favorite after the draw was made, and if he wins, it will be the first time he will have defended a hard court slam. The Tennis review looks at one of the rare weaknesses in the Nadal resume and his chances of righting […]

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Wimbledon 2018 Review The Whole Greater than the Sum of the Parts

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TweetNovak Djokovic’s Wimbledon 2018 final 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 victory over 8th seeded Kevin Anderson, as impressive as it was in its showcase of the victor’s persistence, passion and champion’s mentality, will not go down in the all time top 100 slam finals list, but the tournament, as a whole, will likely go down in history […]

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Roland Garros 2018 The High and Lows

Tweet  Roland Garros 2018 served up a record 11th title for Rafa Nadal, a nice run from a much derided young gun, and an amusing and to the point outburst from Schwartzman. But while there were some entertaining highs, there were some lows, too- the predictability, the final, and the lack of hi-tech facilities. The […]

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Wimbledon 2018 Men’s Final Preview Kevin Anderson Vs Novak Djokovic

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TweetNovak Djokovic (12) and Kevin Anderson (8) have given everything they could possibly give to put themselves in a position to contest this year’s Wimbledon final, but both men will need to give, as daunting as that must seem, even more on Sunday if they want to win the title. The Tennis Review takes a look […]

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Wimbledon Week 2 Preview Anyone else for del Potro for the title?

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TweetAfter  a week of upsets which made a mockery of my predictions, here is my preview of  week 2 of the 2018 Men’s Singles Wimbledon Championships. Week 1 had plenty of upsets- check out some of the seeds who were knocked out: First quarter 16th seed and Halle Champ Borna Coric (lost to Dannii Medvedev […]

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Wimbledon 2018 Men’s Tennis Preview

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TweetMen’s tennis’ finest will be competing for the prestigious Wimbledon trophy over the next two weeks, but who are the favorites? The Tennis Review looks at the main contenders for the 2018 Gentlemen’s singles trophy. The Favorites Marin Cilic, runner up 2017 Putting Marin Cilic at the top of this list seems only the sensible […]

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Dominic Thiem Can He Win his First Grand Slam in the Roland Garros Final?

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TweetDominic Thiem has reached the Roland Garros final after defeating Marco Cecchinato in straight sets and is now into his first ever Grand Slam final. The Tennis Review asks if Thiem can he win his first Grand Slam on Sunday at Roland Garros. Before the tournament, there were doubts as to Thiem’s French Open championship […]

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