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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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Roland Garros 2017 Rafa Nadal Achieves La Decima in Suitably Dominant Style

La Decima Nadal

TweetRafa Nadal achieved the greatest ever feat in men’s tennis Grand Slam history when he won his tenth title at Roland Garros and the champion marked that milestone in fitting style with one of the most dominant runs to the trophy ever made at the tournament. La Decima at a slam looked like it might […]

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Roland Garros Final Preview Rafa Nadal Versus Stan Wawrinka

Roland Garros 2017 Final

TweetThe 2017 Roland Garros final features Rafa Nadal seeking a historic La Decima and Stan Wawrinka aiming to make it four for four in Grand Slam finals. The Tennis Review looks ahead to the best possible final the French Open could have asked for. Facing a favorite in the final of a grand slam has […]

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Roland Garros Semi Final Preview Rafa Nadal Versus Dominic Thiem

Roland Garros Thiem Nadal

TweetRafa Nadal (4) versus Dominic Thiem (6) in the Roland Garros semis might be a little too early in the 2017 Roland Garros tale for some, but the stage might just be the right one to deliver the match clay court tennis fans deserve. Tennis fans do not always get what they deserve at the […]

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Roland Garros Quarter Final Preview Novak Djokovic Vs Dominic Thiem

Roland Garros

TweetRoland Garros’ defending champion Novak Djokovic (2) takes on the fancied future champ Dominic Thiem (6) in the quarter-finals- who will win the sixth installment of what has been, so far, a Serbian dominated rivalry? Every time Dominic Thiem has made a significant step in his career – reaching his first slam semi (Roland Garros […]

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Roland Garros 2017 Rafa Nadal Looks Ready to Bite A 10th French Open Trophy

Rafa Nadal

TweetRafa Nadal has already achieved two La Decimas this season, but in Nadal’s world, there are La Decimas and then there are La Decimas, and for Nadal, the most important one is coming up at Roland Garros. The Tennis Review looks at the case for and against Nadal achieving what would be one of the, if […]

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Rome Final Preview Novak Djokovic Versus Alexander Zverev

Rome Djokovic Zverev

TweetNovak Djokovic (2), in his first ATP 1000 final of the season, plays Alexander Zverev (16), in the first one of his career, for the Rome title. The Tennis Review previews the action and asks how Zverev will cope with the occasion and which Djokovic will show up for his first ATP 1000 final since […]

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Madrid Open Review How Did Four Tennis Stories Play Out?

Nadal Thiem

TweetThe Madrid Open gave tennis fans four stories to follow this season featuring Rafa Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray– here is how those stories played out. Nadal the heavy favorite in the event he is least likely to win If you are going to beat Rafa Nadal on Clay, Madrid is the […]

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Rome ATP 1000 Preview Who Needs A Strong Roman Run and Who Needs a Holiday?

Rome

TweetThe final clay ATP 1000 event of the season is here, the Rome Masters, and the last chance for many of the pros to get some last week match play and confidence before Roland Garros. However, at the end of a long clay stretch, some players may need more of a Roman holiday than more […]

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Mutua Madrid Open 2017 Final Preview Rafa Nadal Versus Dominic Thiem

Nadal Thiem

TweetTennis’ Clay King Rafa Nadal (4) goes up against its Prince, Dominic Thiem (8), in the Mutua Madrid 2017 final. The Tennis Review previews the action and predicts the winner. The 2017 tennis season has seen two striking story-lines grab headlines- the revival of Fedal, and the next in line, the likes of Alexander Zverev […]

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