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Now the Chalk Dust has Settled

Roland Garros 2017

TweetNow that the Chalk dust has settled on Wimbledon 2019, I’ve started eating again. Washing, too. Today, I finally put out the rubbish. Nearly a fortnight has passed since the 2019 Men’s Wimbledon final which saw Novak Djokovic defeat Roger Federer in five sets, the final one the first match in the men’s competition to […]

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Fabio Fognini a Welcome Addition to the 2019 Champions Roll Call

Fognini

TweetFabio Fognini joined a few exclusive clubs winning the 2019 Monte Carlo Open, one of the most prestigious tennis clubs in the world. He became one of only 28 men to win the title since 1968, one of only two Italians to do so (Nicola Pietrangeli ’68 the other) and he became one of only four men […]

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Pete Sampras Watches on in Indian Wells as Novak Djokovic Plays on Another Planet

Sampras Djokovic Indian Wells

TweetSampras sat in the VIP area wearing jeans, a T-shirt and zip up hoodie looking as relaxed as if he were going out for the night to the cinema or a late night pit stop to his favorite diner for shakes. No glitz or glamour for Pete; just that down to earth vibe which endeared […]

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ATP Tour Time to Bring the End of Season to Life Again

ATP Tour

TweetFans of David Nalbandian will know the featured photo above and fondly so- the Argentine proudly holding his 2005 ATP WTF trophy which he won ranked 12, as a replacement for Andy Roddick, beating Roger Federer in a five set final. Five set finals, inspiring upsets, surprise winners, the factors present in Nalbandian’s ’05 WTF […]

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Rome Final Preview Why Tennis Needs Andy Murray to Defeat Novak Djokovic

Rome Djokovic Murray

TweetThe Rome final features top seed Novak Djokovic versus second seeded Andy Murray in their third final of the season. The Tennis Review looks ahead to a match men’s tennis really needs Andy Murray to win, and which he is in a privileged position to do so.  Here we are again- an ATP 1000 match, […]

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Why The ATP Big Four Can Never Become The Big One

ATP Big Four

TweetA recent article in a British Broadsheet claimed that the ATP’s Big Four had become the Big One and that the days of the Big Four were done. The Tennis Review, though, has other ideas- the Big Four was never about who achieved the most but about what they achieved together, and anyway, they split up […]

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