THE TENNIS REVIEW Men's tennis reviewed

Reversal of Fortunes for Vika and Serena in Doha 0

Reversal of Fortunes for Vika and Serena in Doha

For a while we had gotten used to the status quo: Vika at number one, Serena beating her in the latter rounds of tournaments. Last week though we had to adjust to a reversal...

Lessons from Melbourne 0

Lessons from Melbourne

With the dust well and truly settled on Novak and Vika’s trophies, the tennis review looks back on the five lessons learned from the Australian Open 2013. 1. Everyone loves a one-handed backhand. No...

Federer beats Tomic and the hype 0

Federer beats Tomic and the hype

For the briefest of moments, it seemed like like the outrageous promise might be kept. Breaking Federer’s serve at 1-1 in the tiebreak with another pace laden forehand to draw an error, the young...

Novak rips out Wawrinka’s heart in five set classic 0

Novak rips out Wawrinka’s heart in five set classic

When hitting partners Novak Djokovic and Stanislas Wawrinka took to the Rod Laver Arena for the night match on the middle Sunday of the Australian Open there was quite a void to fill. Nothing...

Kuznetsova kills off Caro in Melbourne 0

Kuznetsova kills off Caro in Melbourne

Svetlana Kuznetsova, coming off a six month injury-induced break, faced Caroline Wozniacki, now ranked ten and defending quarterfinal points in Melbourne, in the last sixteen of the Australian Open. The Russian was playing to...

Li Na rolls over Radwanska in straights 0

Li Na rolls over Radwanska in straights

Li Na beating Agniezszka Radwanka (henceforth known as Aggie) on a hard court should not be considered an upset but a formality. But the numbers, 8 and 4, the respective seeds of the two,...

Ferrer fights off Amalgro in five 0

Ferrer fights off Amalgro in five

Serving for your first Major semi-final is hard enough. But serving out against David Ferrer, a man against whom you need to hit three winners to make one, makes it even harder. Nothing but...

Sloane Stephens sends Serena on flight out of Melbourne 0

Sloane Stephens sends Serena on flight out of Melbourne

Chances to beat Serena the last six months have been few and far between. Only Angelique Kerber was able to convert meeting Serena on an off day in Cincinnati into a win. Annieszka Radwanska...

Welcome to The Tennis Review! 0

Welcome to The Tennis Review!

Hello tennis lovers! Welcome to the tennis review. This blog is all about tennis and writing about tennis. We feature tennis match reviews and any other tennis writings that we think should be read....