Roland Garros – Stories from the first week

The first week of a Grand Slam always has incredible stories, upsets, triumphs and questions come out of it but what caught my mind during the first week? By ranking defeat is surprising on form it wasn't There were a few results that on paper are a 'shock' but in reality are a reflection of... Continue Reading →

Roland Garros – Picks from Day 1

Magda Linette stuns Ons Jabeur first up on Chatrier We all had Ons Jabeur in our list of contenders for the title, not many would have had the Tunisian out at the first hurdle. Magda Linette from Poland secured her biggest career win with a three set win over the Madrid winner and Rome runner-up... Continue Reading →

Roland Garros – First Round Battles

Casper Ruud vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga A farewell for Jo, he has been incredible for the sport over the last 18 years. He made his Roland Garros debut in 2005 and this will be his 13th and final match of a wonderfully exciting career. It probably isn't what Casper Ruud needs. It will be an atmosphere... Continue Reading →

Garbiñe Muguruza won 9 games in a row but lost at Indian Wells taking her season tally to five wins and five defeats with the Spaniard at risk of falling out of the top ten

Garbiñe Muguruza finished 2021 as world number three and winner at the WTA Finals. 2022 was the season of 'kicking on' for the Spaniard following 42 wins (her second highest tally in a season) in 2021 but it's not happening. I didn't think her 2021 season was spectacular and highlighted a lack of consistency. She... 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 →

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 →

US Open R3 Picks

Victoria Azarenka vs Garbine Muguruza We have seen glimpses over the course of the season of what Garbine Muguruza can do. I like her game but if you asked me to remember a match of hers from 2021 it would be the loss to Osaka in Melbourne despite having two match points. She was runner-up... Continue Reading →

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