Author Archives: Christian Deverille

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?

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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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Miami Open An ATP 1000 Event There For the Taking?

Miami Open

TweetThe Miami Open still has a few top drawer names but with some question marks hanging over them, could we see a new name in the ATP 1000 winner’s circle for the second consecutive week? Roger Federer, Juan Martin del Potro, and Novak Djokovic may all be heading up the Miami Open draw, but none […]

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Indian Wells Final Juan Martin del Potro Defeats Roger Federer Where the Dark Side Thrives

del Potro

TweetJuan Martin del Potro’s 6-4, 6-7, 7-6 victory over Roger Federer in the BNP Paribas Open Final 2018 shed light on what both men are capable of in very challenging circumstances and gave us a glimpse into the darker side of two very popular champions.  When you lift a heavy rock or stone, the kind […]

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