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Rafa Nadal Wins Monte Carlo La Decima Part One is Done

Nadal Monte Carlo

TweetRafa Nadal’s Monte Carlo Rolex Masters trophy win was a historic moment for the Spaniard and tennis, the fourth seed becoming the first man to win La Decima – ten men’s singles titles at a tournament – a moment big enough, luckily for men’s tennis, to cover up the cracks in an event beset by […]

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Roger Federer Defeats Rafa Nadal Wins Miami Open Prime Time Revival Rival

Federer Miami Open

TweetRoger Federer’s 6-3, 6-4 defeat of Rafa Nadal to win the Miami Open drew the curtain on a remarkable first quarter to 2017, a showstopping revival, even surprising himself as he won the title for the first time since 2006, the same year he also took the Australian Open, Indian Wells and Miami, a revival […]

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Roger Federer Indian Wells Victory The Time Is Now Once Again


TweetRoger Federer’s BNP Paribas Open trophy win was his fifth win in the Californian desert and came 13 years after his first win in Indian Wells, his then first ever ATP 1000 trophy. The Tennis Review looks back at the ninth seed’s run to the title which showcased a timeless game making the time right […]

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Fairy Tales DO Come True When You Are Roger Federer


TweetRoger Federer’s run to the Australian Open 2017 trophy was such a fairy tale finish to the 17th seed’s quest for slam No.18 Hans Christian Anderson would have torn up the manuscript and said “Get real”. Once you told Anderson, however, that Roger Federer composed the tale, he would have put the papers back together […]

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Australian Open Djokovic Murray Defeats 1st Time Since RG 2004 Top Seeds Out Before QFs

Dkokovic Istomin

TweetNovak Djokovic’s five set defeat to wild card Denis Istomin and Andy Murray’s four set upset at the fine hands of Mischa Zverev will go down as two of the biggest upsets in tennis for a decade, the first time since Roland Garros 2004 the top two seeds had both been upset before the last […]

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Grigor Dimitrov Beats Kei Nishikori Wins Brisbane Trophy Five Points


TweetGrigor Dimitrov (7) defeated Kei Nishikori 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 to win the 2017 Brisbane trophy. The Tennis Review looks back at an impressive run from the Bulgarian. Dimitrov won the title in three sets Dimitrov took the first set 6-2  in a positive display of big serving and attacking tennis leaving Nishikori few openings. The […]

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Tennis 2016 A Tale of Two Number Ones Novak Djokovic Andy Murray

Djokovic Murray

Tweet2016 was shaping up to be a repeat of the Novak Djokovic No.1 show 2015 until Andy Murray stepped up and put the fight back into men’s tennis. The Tennis Review looks back at 2016’s A Tale of Two Number Ones. History Repeating A familiar scene played out in this year’s Australian Open final- Novak Djokovic tearing Andy […]

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Andy Murray The Last of the Big Four Becomes the Big One


TweetThe Big Four, the ATP’s marketing goldmine which branded the rivalries of its four most consistent players and created the conditions for them to dominate the game, took on new meaning on November 8th 2016 when the last of its members to hit the No 1 Spot, Andy Murray, finally became the Big One. The […]

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Juan Martin del Potro Stockholm Trophy Run Five Points

del Potro

TweetJuan Martin del Potro’s comeback to the ATP tour has gone from strength to strength since Delray Beach and was sealed with a title run in Stockholm. The Tennis Review looks at the Argentine’s return to men’s tennis’ Champion’s circle. The Stockholm trophy is del Potro’s first since Sydney ‘14 del Potro’s latest trophy has […]

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Marin Cilic Wins Cincinnati Another Big Stride in a Great Direction


TweetTwo former US Open Champs competing in the Cincinnati final is nothing out of the ordinary- it has happened nine times in the last twenty years- so it was no surprise that Marin Cilic should take on Andy Murray for the title.  The way Cilic won the Cincinnati trophy was something of a shock, however. […]

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