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Australian Open Semi-final Men’s Preview Rafa Nadal Vs Stefanos Tsitsipas

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TweetAustralian Open Men’s Semi final preview Rafa Nadal (2) Vs Stefanos Tsitsipas (14). Rafa Nadal has returned from his post 2018 US Open injury lay-off with a fine-tuned hard court friendly game and his usual determination and focus, a lethal mix, as his five opponents so far have found out. The Spaniard, who had to […]

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Australian Open Bottom Half 4th round Preview

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TweetAustralian Open fourth round, Bottom half, preview, Roger Federer (3) Vs Stefanos Tsitsipas (14) Tennis fans and pundits are slow to annoint Stefanos Tsitsipas as Baby Fed after the name seemingly cursed Grigor Dimitrov and Richard Gasquet. Federer has rarely been given any sleepless nights by his tennis heirs, but Tsitsipas is catching Federer at a […]

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Australian Open Preview 3r Rafael Nadal vs Alex di Minaur

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TweetAustralian Open 3rd round Preview- Rafa Nadal (2) Vs Alex di Minaur, Rod Laver Arena, from 7pm. Rafa Nadal will have to defeat his third Australian hope in a row to progress to the fourth round, and the draw has saved the best of the Aussies for last in the shape of Alex di Minaur. […]

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Australian Open Mens Singles Draw Breakdown and Predictions

Roger Federer Australian Open 2018

TweetTrust the inimitable Ogden Nash to say it like it is, “Athletes, I’ll drink to you, Or eat with you Or anything except compete with you…” Here we are then, at the start of the new year and new tennis season: sunshine and popcorn at the ready Down Under while the northern hemisphere braves winters. […]

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Australian Open 2019 Men’s Preview

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TweetThe Australian Open kicks off the Majors for 2019 after a short but sweet off-season. The Tennis Review previews the conditions that will play their part in producing the men’s champions as well as taking a look at the contenders to become part of tennis’ most prestigious champion’s club, the Grand Slam winner’s circle. The conditions and […]

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US Open Preview Rafa Nadal Favorite to Defend Hard Court Slam for 1st Time

TweetRafa Nadal, the top seed, goes into the US Open as the favorite after the draw was made, and if he wins, it will be the first time he will have defended a hard court slam. The Tennis review looks at one of the rare weaknesses in the Nadal resume and his chances of righting […]

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Roland Garros 2018 The High and Lows

Tweet  Roland Garros 2018 served up a record 11th title for Rafa Nadal, a nice run from a much derided young gun, and an amusing and to the point outburst from Schwartzman. But while there were some entertaining highs, there were some lows, too- the predictability, the final, and the lack of hi-tech facilities. The […]

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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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Australian Open 2018 Men’s Draw Discussion Who Will Win Their Quarters?

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TweetTennis fans know only too well that our sport has no off season – the break between the last tour match of one season and the first official match of the next season is all of 42 days- but, while, it does seem harsh on players, one is hard pressed to fault ardent fans who […]

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2017 Men’s Tennis- The Year the Comebacks Beat the Breakthroughs in the Battle of the Band Aids

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TweetIn 2017, men’s tennis saw the early signs of a shift at the top with Dominic Thiem, Sascha Zverev and Grigor Dimitrov all asserting themselves in the top 10, but the younger players were not able to outshine the return to the top of Fedal, a resurgence, which, along with the promise shown by the […]

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