Category Archives: Clay Court Season

The Curious Case of the Madrid Open

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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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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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Novak Djokovic Wins Roland Garros Leave History for Later Let’s Talk About Now

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TweetNovak Djokovic beat Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 to win his first Roland Garros trophy, complete the Career Grand Slam, and hold all four Grand Slams at once. It was a historic win, but like Novak Djokovic  himself had to do to finally lift the Roland Garros trophy, we should leave the history for […]

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Roland Garros Final Preview Novak Djokovic Vs Andy Murray History Awaits

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TweetOne match, and two opponents, stand between Novak Djokovic, a first Roland Garros trophy, and his picture on the front page of the tennis history books. If the world No.1 wins the Roland Garros final versus Andy Murray, he will be the first man to hold all four Grand Slams since Rod Laver in 1969, […]

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Roland Garros The Favorites The Second Tier Nishikori Tsonga Thiem Kyrgios

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TweetRoland Garros has four clear favorites in Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka. Standing hungrily behind them are six players we believe are next in line take the title. The Tennis Review previews the chances of Kei Nishikori, Dominic Thiem, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, David Goffin, Nick Kyrgios, and Marin Cilic (10). Kei Nishikori (5): […]

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Roland Garros Will Novak Djokovic Finally Win the French Open Trophy?

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TweetRoland Garros is days from getting underway, and the big story of the tournament is Novak Djokovic’s bid to finally take the title and complete the Non Calendar Year Grand Slam. The Tennis Review looks at Djokovic’s history at the French Open, his recent form, and his draw, and asks if this Roland Garros will […]

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French Open 2016 Preview Who Will Win A Very Open Roland Garros?

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TweetRoland Garros is as unpredictable as it has been for over a decade after the three ATP 1000 lead-ins were won by three different men- Nadal, Djokovic and Murray. The only thing that does seem safe to say is that the winner will come from the group below, but who that will be is anyone’s […]

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ATP 1000 Rome Preview The Last Chance Before the Showdown in Paris

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TweetRome is the last chance for the Roland Garros title favorites to get some match practice in before the big one in Paris in a couple of week’s time. The Tennis Review looks at what a deep run in Rome would do for the likes of Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal. Novak Djokovic: Champion 2008, […]

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Mutua Madrid Open Final Preview Novak Djokovic Versus Andy Murray

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TweetThe Mutua Madrid Open final features an intriguing encounter between top seed Novak Djokovic and defending champion and second seed Andy Murray. The Tennis Review previews the action and predicts the winner. The Madrid Open has a couple of unique features which set it apart from the other ATP 1000 clay events. First, Madrid’s high […]

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Mutua Madrid Open Preview Rafa Nadal’s Moment to Take Down Novak Djokovic

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TweetThis year at the Mutua Madrid Open, Rafa Nadal looks like he might just have the momentum to make the ATP tour very interesting with a first win over Novak Djokovic since Roland Garros 2014. The Tennis Review previews the chances in the Spanish Capital of a Nadal on the up and a Djokovic in […]

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