Dominic Thiem & Rafael Nadal call time on their 2021 season

Dominic Thiem and Rafael Nadal have both called time on their seasons and will not be back until 2022. On Wednesday the Austrian who would have been defending his title at the US Open at the end of month announced he won't be back this year in what was a 'tough decision' to call time... Continue Reading →

The cast is off, the racket is in hand but is a time going to stop Dominic Thiem defending his US Open title?

Twelve months ago Dominic Thiem won the US Open. Since then his triumph in New York the Austrian has been open and honest about how he has felt, took a small break from tennis and said he went from being "in a state of euphoria" but then "fell into a hole". Thiem said: “I spent... Continue Reading →

The Overrule

Wimbledon Wildcards (so far...) There are some names still to be announced for a Wimbledon wildcard but between the wildcards so far there are seven Wimbledon singles titles between two and those two are Andy Murray and five time champion Venus Williams. Other wildcards include: Katie BoulterCarlos AlcarazLiam BroadyJay ClarkeHarriet DartFrancesca JonesSamantha Murray SharanJack DraperEmma... 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 →

“In a state of euphoria” to falling “into a hole”, Dominic Thiem opens up on his struggles since winning the US Open in unusual circumstances and why he wants to broaden his horizons outside of tennis

On the 13th of September 2020, Dominic Thiem did something quite extraordinary. The wait for a new male Grand Slam champion was almost over however the Austrian was 2-6 4-6 and a break of serve down to Sascha Zverev in the final. On Arthur Ashe Stadium which usually holds just under 24,000 spectators but this... Continue Reading →

The Final Word on the Madrid Open 2021

In the Cauldron of the Caja Magica in Madrid we have seen some fantastic tennis, surprises and some leaving with more questions than answers. Daniil “I hate this surface” Medvedev World No.2 Daniil Medvedev’s love but mostly hate relationship with the clay courts continued in Madrid this time around. For the first time in his... Continue Reading →

Dominic Thiem had early success on clay and was dubbed the “Prince of Clay”, injury rules him out of Monte-Carlo but when he returns will it begin to click into place for the Austrian?

When Dominic Thiem broke onto the scene in 2014 at the Mutua Madrid Open he was tipped to become the “Prince of Clay” to Nadal’s crown of the King of Clay. He defeated Stan Wawrinka with a beautiful performance at the Caja Magica and went onto win his first four titles on the dirt across... Continue Reading →

Australian Open Day 7

Super Sunday at Melbourne Park may of been without fans but it was certainly a day full of excitement and mesmerising tennis as places in the final eight were booked and some were squandered from good positions. Thiem tumbles as Dimitrov strikes again! Dominic Thiem will be sick of the sight of Grigor Dimitrov, for... Continue Reading →

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