Author Archives: Christian Deverille

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

Wimbledon

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?

Wimbledon

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

Wimbledon

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?

Roland Garros Thiem

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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Roland Garros Men’s Preview Is Rafa Nadal a Definite for Undecima?

Roland Garros

TweetRoland Garros, the clay court slam, has been Rafa Nadal’s territory for ten of the last thirteen years. The Tennis Review looks at the Spaniard’s chances of holding on to the trophy and at the likelihood of his two main rivals, Sascha Zverev and Dominic Thiem, dethroning him. Rafa Nadal (1)- Champion 2005-08, 2010-14, 2017 […]

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The Curious Case of the Madrid Open

Madrid Open

TweetThe Madrid Open is a curious member of the ATP 1000 circuit. A low speed surface that plays faster than your average clay court event, the only Clay ATP 1000 all the Big Four have won, and a red clay event once controversially decked out in blue. The Tennis Review looks at the curious case […]

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Thirty30 Tennis What You Need to Know

Thirty30

TweetProfessional tennis is sports entertainment in 2018 and the sport’s governing bodies are not afraid to tinker with the rules to give us what they believe is a more exciting version of the game that will capture new fans. One idea put forward to the ITF that might play a role one day is Mark […]

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2018 Clay Season Men’s Tennis Preview What Slides Ahead on the Red Dirt?

clay court

TweetThe Clay season is already swinging and the first ATP 1000 starts this coming week in Monte Carlo so its time for The Tennis Review to get previewing the European clay court swing. The Davis Cup suggests it might be another Clay season rout for Nadal Nadal’s upper right leg injury that kept him out […]

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Miami Open Review John Isner Solid With a Dash of the Spectacular

John Isner

TweetThe Miami Open looked like an ATP 1000 trophy up for grabs and it ended up being just that. Not just any player took the title though- champion John Isner was no ATP 1000 final debutante or a stranger to beating top ten players and his win, while a surprise considering his form going into […]

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