The Race to Guadalajara…

There will not be a trip to Shenzhen once again this year to finish the year on the WTA tour but the tour finals will take place this year back in Guadalajara instead. World number one Ashleigh Barty is confirmed for the tournament as is Aryna Sabalenka and Roland Garros winner Barbora Krecijkova. Karolina Pliskova... Continue Reading →

Poetic tennis with unmatched levels of variety, why Ash Barty has to be considered the favourite in New York

Since we last saw Serena Williams win the US Open for the 6th time in 2014 there have been five different winners in the last six years, so should we expect another first time US Open champion? The only player in that time to win the event twice is the returning defending champion Naomi Osaka... Continue Reading →

Ash Barty cruises to Cincinnati title

Ash Barty has picked up her fifth title of 2021 in style with a dominating performance to win the Cincinnati title before heading to the US Open where the world number one will be considered the favourite. In the final the Aussie took just under 75 minutes to see off the qualifier from Switzerland, Jil... Continue Reading →

The Story of Wimbledon 2021

Hubert’s Heroics! The Pole’s run to the final four at Wimbledon was a tough path but one he executed with precision, accuracy and belief. A tough start against Lorenzo Musetti but the 24 year old won in straight sets as he did against Giron and then Bublik. On ‘Manic Monday’ you wouldn’t have blamed him... Continue Reading →

Ash Barty, 2021 Wimbledon Champion

50 years on from Evonne Goolagong Cawley's first win at Wimbledon, 10 years on from when Ash Barty between Junior Wimbledon Champion and in 2021 after a tough battle became the Wimbledon Champion. A tough start to begin with for Karolina Pliskova, the Czech showed nerves with her serve around 80-85mph which for her is... Continue Reading →

Roland Garros 2021: The opening week

Sinner escapes a tricky Herbert! For the first time in his career the young Italian, Jannik Sinner has won a best of five set match in tough conditions out on Court Suzanne Lenglen against Frenchman Pierre Hugues Herbert. It was a wonderful start from Sinner who was ruthless in the opening set and almost bageled... Continue Reading →

7 different winners in 7 years at Roland Garros, will it be and 8th or will a recent winner etch they name in history once more?

Predicting who will lift the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen has proved to be one of the most difficult tasks in women’s tennis. Over the last seven years there have been seven different winners at Roland Garros, only three players since 2005 have won on three separate occasions: Justine Henin, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams, so will... Continue Reading →

When in Rome…

A trip to the Foro Italico is the perfect last preparation ahead of a trip to Paris not too far down the line. The sight at the Foro Italico is one of the most beautiful in tennis, the centre piece of Court Centrale and one of the most picturesque in tennis, the Pietrangelli stadium court... Continue Reading →

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