Monte-Carlo and Barcelona, Tsitsipas continues his fine form heading into Madrid

Throughout the year I have felt there has been an intensity and a bigger focus from Stefanos Tsitsipas during matches, I do think at times the intensity level has cost him and he hasn’t relaxed at times but has still been in fine form. Something that has stood out during this season and during his... Continue Reading →

Nadal defeats Tsitsipas in thrilling finale to win his 12th title in Barcelona!

A lot of talk has been about the form of Stefanos Tsitsipas this year and in particular the last couple of weeks on the clay with the 22 year old in fine form. There has equally been a lot of talk about Rafael Nadal following his bizarre and below-par performance in Monte-Carlo and both would... Continue Reading →

Time to sit up and notice…

Sit up and take notice. If a final at Roland Garros wasn't enough to convince you last year then a title in Barcelona has really got people talking following a stunning week of tennis for Thiem. Dominic Thiem's week panned out like this; Diego Schwartzman - 6-3 6-3 Jaume Munar - 7-5 6-1 Guido Pella... Continue Reading →

Deadly Dominic lays down the gauntlet!

Dominic Thiem is at it again. For the third year running he has defeated Rafael Nadal on clay. Dominic Thiem has firmly lay down the standards following his classy composed performance. He brought sexy tennis to the court. Clay court tennis is all about variety and my god didn't he show us his full repertoire... Continue Reading →

Final Four in Barcelona

No thrills, no spills. It was business as usual today as Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Kei Nishikori and Daniil Medvedev orchestrated their way through to the semi-finals in Barcelona in straight sets setting up some fascinating meetings on Saturday. Rafael Nadal v Dominic Thiem We will get a marker of where both players are at... Continue Reading →

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