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Now the Chalk Dust has Settled

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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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And Then There was Ugo

TweetMen’s tennis’ search for the stars to replace the current Polaris’ of the game saw pundits and fans gaze and speculate at many familiar names on the Wimbledon 2019 draw sheet– Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev, Denis Shapovolov, Taylor Fritz, Miomir Kecmanovic, Frances Tiafoe and Felix-Auger Aliassime, to name the most high profile. By the end […]

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Wimbledon 2019 Men’s Singles Draw Breakdown

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TweetWestward Ho! Wimbledon, here we go! Starting this coming Monday, the immaculately manicured grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club host the oldest tennis major for the 133rd time. The curiously scheduled tennis tour jumps from Melbourne to Roland Garros, a gap of four and a half months for players to […]

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Wimbledon 2019 Men’s Singles The Favorites

TweetNovak Djokovic The defending champion and four time title holder (’11, ’14, ’15, ’18) had a tumultuous end to his Roland Garros ’18 and has not played an ATP Grass warm up tournament, but if he comes to Wimbledon focused and prepared, the trophy is likely his. Djokovic sits on top of the rankings with […]

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Wimbledon 2018 Review The Whole Greater than the Sum of the Parts

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TweetNovak Djokovic’s Wimbledon 2018 final 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 victory over 8th seeded Kevin Anderson, as impressive as it was in its showcase of the victor’s persistence, passion and champion’s mentality, will not go down in the all time top 100 slam finals list, but the tournament, as a whole, will likely go down in history […]

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Wimbledon 2018 Men’s Final Preview Kevin Anderson Vs Novak Djokovic

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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?

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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

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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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Wimbledon Men’s Final Review Andy Murray Defeats Milos Raonic

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TweetA Federer or Djokovic-less road to a Grand Slam title finally lay before Andy Murray at this season’s Wimbledon, and, defeating Milos Raonic (6) 6-4, 7-6, 7-6 in the final, he was only too happy to cruise along the highway.  After eight years of reaching, and contesting,  slam finals, Murray’s eleventh final featured someone other […]

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Wimbledon Final Milos Raonic Vs Andy Murray Fight of Firsts for Beau and Favorite

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TweetThe 2016 Men’s Wimbledon final between Milos Raonic (6) and Andy Murray (2) is one marked by differences in style, personality and experience but which will be defined by how each one handles the one thing they have in common- reaching a slam final in which both will experience something of a first. For Raonic, the […]

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