Iga Swiatek, No.1 in the World and winner of the Sunshine Double

It has been quite a phenomenal season for Iga Swiatek and we’ve not stepped foot on clay yet. The 20 year old has powered her way to three consecutive WTA 1000 titles in Doha, Indian Wells and Miami becoming the 11th player and only the fourth woman to achieve this feat after Steffi Graf, Kim... 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 →

Having found most of her success on the clay courts the question for 2022 was could Iga Swiatek bring this level to the hard courts? 3 months into the year and those questions are being answered in fine fashion

Before this year we had seen what Iga Swiatek can do on a clay court. A Roland Garros title in 2020 without dropping a set and the following year winner in Rome winning 6-0 6-0 against Karolína Plíšková. The 20 year old from Poland is one of the most exciting players on the tour and... Continue Reading →

Carlos Alcaraz progression continues to amaze, performance in defeat to Rafael Nadal at Indian Wells highlighted the upwards trajectory the teenager is on and not far off the top ten

The first time I watched Carlos Alcaraz was in February 2020 on the clay in Brazil at the ATP 500 event in Rio de Janeiro. Carlos was 16 at the time and received a wildcard where he defeated fellow Spaniard and seventh seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6 4-6 7-6. Even at this stage of his debut... Continue Reading →

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