The Overrule – ATP Chief Andrea Gaudenzi calls for a “Stricter Stance” from officials but without immediate changes to the disciplinary process what effect if any will this have?

In a couple of pieces lately I have said, how bad do things have to get on the ATP Tour before some serious punishments are handed out? Based on the waffle from the ATP Chief, Andrea Gaudenzi some time away. https://twitter.com/jon_wertheim/status/1511409196612395023 Whether it has been during matches or videos on social media the behaviour of... Continue Reading →

The narrative that Nick Kyrgios’ behaviour is ‘good for tennis’ is total nonsense, tennis will thrive without the circus, it has done and will do as a new era of tennis brilliance breaks through

At Indian Wells and Miami we saw some wonderful tennis from Nick Kyrgios like we did in Melbourne earlier in the year and then Tuesday night it simmered and eventually boiled over. I have supported Nick a lot and defended him at times in the past but we're now past that stage, it needs to... Continue Reading →

The Kokkinakis & Kyrgios Show

This is what tennis is about. Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis have inspired, fought, delighted and importantly had fun. I think at times we get away from that in sport and life and they've shown what having fun can achieve. No matter what you think of Nick you cannot deny he draws an audience and... Continue Reading →

Brits in Melbourne

Harriet Dart vs Iga Świątek Another Brit who came through qualifying, Harriet Dart is back in the main draw of the Australian Open for a third time having come through qualifying on all three occasions. Dart has not had the luck of the draw in her time in Melbourne: 2019 - 0-6 0-6 vs Maria... Continue Reading →

The Story of Wimbledon 2021

Hubert’s Heroics! The Pole’s run to the final four at Wimbledon was a tough path but one he executed with precision, accuracy and belief. A tough start against Lorenzo Musetti but the 24 year old won in straight sets as he did against Giron and then Bublik. On ‘Manic Monday’ you wouldn’t have blamed him... Continue Reading →

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