No defending champion, five former champions but will it be Wimbledon experience that will pull through or a new name on the honours list?

It is set to be another blockbusting two weeks of tennis at Wimbledon, the women's draw at Wimbledon could be more open than that at Roland Garros a few weeks back which saw Barbora Krejcikova defeat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova for the title. There will be no defending champion as sadly for Simona Halep her calf injury... Continue Reading →

R1 picks from Roland Garros, part 1

Karolina Pliskova vs Donna Vekic A tough round one match, Karolina Pliskova will come with a point to prove after he 6-0 6-0 drubbing in Rome to Iga Swiatek. It is good to see Donna Vekic back in a draw for the first time since the fourth round of the Australian Open. It is over... 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 →

After 103 minutes Naomi Osaka’s Australian Open chances looked over after an incredible turn around 15 minutes later she completed a comeback, but how did she turn the tables on Garbine Muguruza?

After one hour and forty three minutes Naomi Osaka's chances of winning the Australian Open looked slim, 15 minutes later three time major champion knocked out Garbine Muguruza in their first meeting together. How did she turn it around? In the preview I said Naomi will find joy off her forehand and moving Muguruza about.... 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 →

Australian Open Day 5

Day 5 at Melbourne Park saw a lot of drama and exceptional tennis for those in attendance ahead of there being no fans at Melbourne Park as the state of Victoria goes into lockdown. Doubts over Djokovic At two sets up, Novak Djokovic' pathway into the fourth round looked pretty plain sailing but an abdominal... Continue Reading →

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