Friday night at Indian Wells

It still feels a bit surreal that we are sat watching tennis being played in the scorching heat of Indian Wells in early October but here we are and on Friday night some of the stars in mens and women's tennis delivered! Simona Halep's return to the dessert It feels like a lifetime ago that... 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 →

Simona Halep in a race against time to be ready for Wimbledon following on-going calf injury, but will one eye be on the Tokyo Olympics?

A couple of years ago we saw Simona Halep dismantle Serena Williams winning 6-2 6-2 against the 7 time champion in a phenomenal performance to lift her second Grand Slam trophy. https://tennistalkblog1.wordpress.com/2019/07/16/on-the-run-%f0%9f%8f%83%f0%9f%8f%bb%e2%80%8d%e2%99%80%ef%b8%8f-the-spectacular-tennis-of-simona-halep/ On the 12th of May and leading Kerber 6-1 3-3 in Rome the third seed retired with a calf injury which turned out... Continue Reading →

7 different winners in 7 years at Roland Garros, will it be and 8th or will a recent winner etch they name in history once more?

Predicting who will lift the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen has proved to be one of the most difficult tasks in women’s tennis. Over the last seven years there have been seven different winners at Roland Garros, only three players since 2005 have won on three separate occasions: Justine Henin, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams, so will... 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 →

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