Roland Garros – First Round Battles

Casper Ruud vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga A farewell for Jo, he has been incredible for the sport over the last 18 years. He made his Roland Garros debut in 2005 and this will be his 13th and final match of a wonderfully exciting career. It probably isn't what Casper Ruud needs. It will be an atmosphere... Continue Reading →

A sporadic run of good results isn’t enough for Denis Shapovalov to kick on to the next level, the Canadian has averaged 1.53 wins per tournament since 2020 so what’s next with his game seemingly stuck at a crossroad?

Denis Shapovalov has the talent to be a top player, he does not have the consistency in his performances or game to be that next level. It has been an issue for a while now and it's slightly slipped under the radar probably because he does sit comfortably between 10-15 in the world and a... Continue Reading →

Match Point from Melbourne Park

Madison Keys leaves Australia in fine form after a difficult couple of years A title to begin her season and leaving Australia with 11 wins under her belt including a run to the quarter finals of the Australian Open. Madison saw her ranking plummet and it’s amazing what a good couple of weeks can do... Continue Reading →

Denis Shapovalov made an impact in Australia and comes away with a lot learnt and to build on in his quest to reach the next level and challenge at the very top of mens tennis

At the start of the season I had Denis Shapovalov down asa player who I felt needed a good start to the year. The Canadian made the final four at Wimbledon just over six months ago and from there his season fizzled out. This year he has brought in former coach of Andy Murray, Jamie... Continue Reading →

Match Point from the ATP Cup

The ATP Cup has come into some criticism over the course of the last couple of weeks some fair and some unfair, since New Years Eve players from 16 countries have been competing to lift the trophy in Sydney. Tsitsipas' bizarre start to 2022... Stefanos is a nice guy and a team player but it... Continue Reading →

2021 saw Denis Shapovalov star at Wimbledon but the Canadian hit 74 more double faults in 12 less matches than his 2019 season. What will new coach Jamie Delgado bring to his game which suddenly feels at a crossroad?

2022 feels like it could be a big year for Denis Shapovalov but it is also one he potentially comes into at a bit of a crossroads. In terms of progress the Canadian shone on his way to the final four at Wimbledon, an exit which hurt having played at such a high level against... Continue Reading →

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