His record in best of five is exceptional but is it avoidable? It feels like a matter of time before Kei Nishikori runs out of steam in Paris

Kei Nishikori's record in best of five scenario is exceptional. 26 wins and 7 defeats, 78.78% win percentage in these situations. It is the best winning percentage on the tour when pushed to the limit which is a good thing but the cynic in me stops me celebrating it. In my opinion he makes life... Continue Reading →

Is the ATP Cup the best place for Kei Nishikori to begin 2021?

Kei Nishikori has announced his planned schedule for his return to tennis in 2021. The Japanese star who turned 31 not long ago only played six matches last year on the tour due to a mixture of injuries and covid-19 which he was also struck down with. Inconsistency and injuries have been a big problem... Continue Reading →

The Overrule

Tennis is well and truly back, a lot is going out in the tennis world following a return to Grand Slam tennis in New York as well as the continuation of the resumption of the ATP and WTA tour in Europe but what has been happening? Kei Nishikori returns in Kitzbuhel After a year and... Continue Reading →

Monte-Carlo revisited…

A trip to the Roquebrune-Cap-Martin in France is always one of the highlights of the ATP tour. The best in men’s tennis kick off their clay court season at the Monte-Carlo Masters. It was founded in 1897 and is one of the oldest tournaments on the tour. Unfortunately this year there will be no Monte-Carlo... Continue Reading →

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