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How Will Covid-19 Affect Tennis?

Fedal

TweetWith the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the professional tennis season has been suspended until the 7th June 2020. This includes the Grand Slam Roland Garros which was originally scheduled for the 24th May to the 7th June. At this moment in time, tournaments post the French Open are still intending to be played, though with […]

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Australian Open 2020 Men’s Singles Preview

Djokovic

TweetFrom 2017-2019, only 3 men won slams- Roger Federer (x3), Rafa Nadal (x 5) and Novak Djokovic (x4). From 2007-2009, only four men won slams- Roger Federer (x6), Rafa Nadal (x4), Novak Djokovic (x1) and Juan Martin del Potro (x1). It’s been a while since we’ve had a del Potro breaking through at the top […]

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ATP Cup Day 10 Final Notes

TweetFinals are often the least impressive days of tournaments and so it was on the final day of the ATP Cup. The highlight, for many singles fans, was a single set played between Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal. There was much hype for this match, but those who knew that Djokovic had won their last […]

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ATP Cup Day 9 Notes

TweetNovak Djokovic has not had the best of times versus the tour’s Next Gen the last few years with losses to Khachanov in Paris-Bercy ’18, Sascha Zverev at Rome ’17 and WTF ’18, Tsitsipas at Canada ’18, and to Daniil Medvedev at Monte Carlo and Cincy ’19. Against Medvedev at the ATP Cup, Djokovic looked […]

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ATP Cup Day 8 Notes

TweetTo keep Belgium in the quarters, after the Spaniards won the first match, David Goffin had to beat world No.1 Rafa Nadal. It was a tall order- Nadal led the head to head 4-1. If there was a glimmer of hope, those four defeats had all come on Clay, and Goffin’s sole win had come […]

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Rafa Nadal King of Clay Prince of Hard

Nadal US Open 2017

TweetRafa Nadal, a tennis player pigeon holed early on in his career as a clay courter has become joint second on the leader board of the world’s most prestigious hard court Major, the US Open. Rafa Nadal has now won 4 US Open titles- in 2010, 2013, 2017, and 2019. He sits alongside John McEnroe […]

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US Open 2019 Men’s Preview Djokovic on Course for USO Trophy No.4

Australian Open Djokovic

TweetBy the time the U.S. Open comes around each season, everything—right from the Tours to player thinktanks and entourages, businesses of the sport, the partners involved, and of course the devoted followers—is at fever pitch. And why not. One: the host city, New York City. Yes, the other cities to host a grand slam tournament […]

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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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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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Roland Garros 2019 Men’s Draw Breakdown

Djokovic Rome

TweetTwo days. Two whole days until Roland Garros. With plenty of players breaking through this season and a whole host of different champions on the tour, and some old favorites, players and narratives, at the fore, this Roland Garros has the potential to be one of the most historically significant and downright entertaining for a […]

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