A ball is yet to be hit, but it’s difficult see past Novak Djokovic creating history at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic has history in sight, in a couple of weeks' time the Serb could win Grand Slam singles title No.20 at Wimbledon and sit level with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. There will be no Nadal in London and realistically we would have to see Federer "pull up some trees" as the saying goes... Continue Reading →

Cristian Garin vs Daniil Medvedev – the Chilean beat Daniil in Madrid last month so will history repeat itself in Paris?

Daniil Medvedev’s relationship with the clay courts is getting better, three wins on the bounce for the first time on clay since Monte-Carlo in 2019 has propelled the Russian to the fourth round having never made it past the first round on four previous occasions. As the tournament goes on the tests get tougher and... Continue Reading →

R1 picks from Roland Garros, part 2

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga vs Yoshihito Nishioka This should be a fun match between the two, Jo hasn't played much this year due to injury and a chronic back condition he has been suffering for 14 months with. He has won just one match on the hard courts of Marseille back in March. It is good to... 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 →

The Final Word on the Madrid Open 2021

In the Cauldron of the Caja Magica in Madrid we have seen some fantastic tennis, surprises and some leaving with more questions than answers. Daniil “I hate this surface” Medvedev World No.2 Daniil Medvedev’s love but mostly hate relationship with the clay courts continued in Madrid this time around. For the first time in his... Continue Reading →

Tuesday in Monte-Carlo – Felix falls, Stefanos shines, Sinner stars, Daniil withdraws and a look to the top two returning!

Proceedings in Monte-Carlo may have been delayed on Monday due to persistent rain but a full days schedule was completed ahead of Wednesday which will see Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic kick of their campaigns, but what has happened so far? Rain halts Felix but Garin progresses following delay. On Monday afternoon, Felix Auger Aliassime... Continue Reading →

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