Match Point from Monte Carlo

It has been quite the tournament in Monte Carlo this past week, even without Nadal, Federer, Medvedev and a rusty Djokovic the tennis and the headlines have been special to follow and watch unfold. Djokovic defeat unsurprising in his second event of 2022 When the draw for Monte Carlo came out the talk was about... Continue Reading →

The title defence I didn’t expect but was this Stefanos Tsitsipas’ biggest and most important week in tennis?

I'm pleased for Stefanos, my view of "damage limitations" at the beginning of the week was because of the form. I have seen him in Melbourne and Madrid when he beat Federer and Nadal and the performances were exceptional. The way he went about his tennis this week was "business like" and it felt like... Continue Reading →

2 tournaments, 2 wins and 2 defeats, Djokovic’ vaccination stance is having a direct impact on his form, 4 months into the year how long will it take him to be up to speed?

Easter is around the corner and Novak Djokovic is yet to find momentum in 2022. Usually at this time of the year the world number one would have played 6/7 tournaments but two wins and two defeats at two tournaments has not been ideal but also of his own making. We all lived through the... Continue Reading →

20 wins from 21, Rafael Nadal’s start to the season was exceptional but now faces a race to be fit for the clay court season with a rib injury forcing the Spaniard out for six weeks

At the age of 35 Rafael Nadal has endured an exceptional start to his season, in fact it was his best ever start to a season. 21 matches, 20 wins and three titles in Melbourne, Australian Open, Acapulco and runner-up at Indian Wells losing to Taylor Fritz. It was a final in the dessert which... Continue Reading →

Monte-Carlo Review

The Monte Carlo Country Club, where dreams are made in one of the most beautiful picturesque settings in world tennis. The best in men's tennis come to Monaco to kick off their clay court season in style, despite no crowds we saw memories made, unexpected results and a new champion. Stefanos Tsitsipas "It all start... Continue Reading →

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