Five exceptionally constructed points, the unanticipated but merited triumph and the strength to bounce back

To be the player of the year in a year of mass disruption and remain consistent despite forced breaks is mightily impressive. Consistency on the tour moving tournament to tournament and country to country is difficult to come by but when you don't when your next tournament is an the usual structure pulled apart to... Continue Reading →

Dominic Thiem installs fear, he came close in Melbourne and his time will come!

At 4-6 6-4 6-2 Dominic Thiem was a set of tennis away from creating history. A set of tennis against Novak Djokovic on a court he has never lost on in a Grand Slam semi-final or final is a difficult quest and one which is still unsolved. Dominic Thiem is now a three time runner-up... Continue Reading →

Daniil Medvedev’s backhand cross court is frightening but down the line he admits he purposely plays a slower ball, so is holding back on it holding him back against the best?

Daniil Medvedev's game is fascinating to watch. Over the last twelve months the Russian has achieved some incredible feats on the tour. Last year was full of plenty of highlights including titles in Shanghai and Cincinnati with his biggest moment being that final against Rafael Nadal in New York fighting back from the brink to... Continue Reading →

Novak Djokovic continues to set unimaginable standards with an impeccable record in 2020 but now preparations begin for Indian Wells & Miami where he has struggled of late

2019 ended on a bit of a slump for Novak Djokovic. Following Wimbledon he won in Japan and Paris but had some issues in Cincinnati & Shanghai sandwiched between a retirement to Wawrinka in the fourth round at the US Open. His season ended surprisingly going out in the round robin of the World Tour... Continue Reading →

Garbine Muguruza conquered Mount Kilimanjaro in her off season and based on her run in Melbourne a return to the summit of women’s tennis shouldn’t be ruled out

In the off season Garbine Muguruza wanted a “challenge outside of tennis” so she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. In an on court interview she said only do if you are strong “up here”. She spent her time off in Africa but has spent the last couple of years in the wilderness of women’s tennis. She almost... Continue Reading →

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