Is the Federer service return disrespectful or just clever?

One of the talking points of the US Open has been about Roger Federer’s return of serve which has even received its own name called ‘SABR’ which stands for Sneak Attack By Roger. This return of serve I first saw against Novak Djokovic in the Cincinnati final and we are seeing it more and more... Continue Reading →

US Open Final Preview – Flavia Pennetta v Roberta Vinci

Almost two weeks ago 128 players began the battle for the final Grand Slam of the year. There have been upsets, retirements and surprises however only two players remain. The first player to win their semi-final was Flavia Pennetta defeating Simona Halep 6-1 6-3 with the second finalist being another surprise as Roberta Vinci defeated... Continue Reading →

Roberta Vinci defeats Serena Williams!

Yes it did happen! Roberta Vinci has spoiled the party at Flushing Meadows defeating Serena Williams in three sets after a tremendous performance despite never winning a set against Serena in their previous meetings. This upset is the biggest in tennis history. Earlier in the day we saw Flavia Pennetta defeat Simona Halep which sets... Continue Reading →

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