WTA announce immediate suspension of all tournaments in China with Peng Shuai unable to speak freely despite multiple contact attempts

A month ago Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai posted allegations against a former Chinese Government Vice Premier on social network Weibo, these were taken down, her account disappeared and so did all articles relating to Peng on the Chinese social media site. Now the WTA have decided to suspend all tournaments in China. Since November... Continue Reading →

After a hat-trick of clay court titles in July the question was asked of Casper Ruud, can he do it on a hard court? The Norwegian has certainly silenced his critics with his end of season form and run for the final four in Turin

I’m not too sure why Casper Ruud gets a rough press, he even has done from some notable fellow players but the Norwegian lets his tennis talk as should those on tour who have critiqued him. Earlier this year after Wimbledon we saw the Norweigan win a hat trick of clay court tiles and this... Continue Reading →

A dereliction of duty? IOC silence and ITF’s pathetic 18 word statement highlights their lack of a backbone with Peng Shuai still missing.

In February the city of Beijing will host the Winter Olympics, at the moment professional tennis player Peng Shuai is missing in China following allegations she made on the Weibo against a former PRC (People's Republic of China) President. Since then her account has been removed as has all content online in China relating to... Continue Reading →

Match Point in Guadalajara

At the start of the year we didn't know if we would have a WTA Finals or where it would be. A late announcement for Guadalajara saw the top players in women's tennis race for a spot at the season ending finale and it was a total success of a tournament with an awesome atmosphere,... Continue Reading →

Garbine Muguruza finishes her season ranked at No.3 following her tenacious run to win in Guadalajara winning eight consecutive sets despite being on the verge of going out early on

I'd be lying if I weren't to say it has been difficult at times this year for Garbine Muguruza but I am soo pleased she has won the WTA Finals in Guadalajara. You will not find a more humble player but also fierce competitor on the tour, she lives in the moment and she has... Continue Reading →

Where is Peng Shuai?

A former world number one and Grand Slam doubles champion Peng Shuai has gone missing. In the last week or so momentum led by fans and players has seen Peng's story hit international news. Twitter is blocked from public use in China however they do have Weibo over there which is a similar platform. Peng... Continue Reading →

Even though it was mathematical possibility, a place in Guadalajara seemed unlikely for Anett Kontaveit but she defied the odds to become the first semi-finalist at the 2021 WTA Finals

If you would have told me in September that Anett Kontaveit would be in the semi-finals of the WTA Finals I would've thought we were in an alternative world. Absolutely no disrespect to the 25 year at all but admiration for what she has done. She has defined the phrase 'turning your season around'. Anett... Continue Reading →

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