Poor performances are extremely rare for Rafael Nadal on clay but this early in the clay court season, is it a concern?

Friday night in Monte-Carlo concluded with a surprise exit from Rafael Nadal but an even more surprising performances from the eleven time champion, I'd go as far to say one of the most confusing I've seen on a clay court. Against Delbonis and Dimitrov he was sharp, with respect against Dimitrov he was helped out... Continue Reading →

Dominic Thiem had early success on clay and was dubbed the “Prince of Clay”, injury rules him out of Monte-Carlo but when he returns will it begin to click into place for the Austrian?

When Dominic Thiem broke onto the scene in 2014 at the Mutua Madrid Open he was tipped to become the “Prince of Clay” to Nadal’s crown of the King of Clay. He defeated Stan Wawrinka with a beautiful performance at the Caja Magica and went onto win his first four titles on the dirt across... Continue Reading →

The Overrule

Tennis is well and truly back, a lot is going out in the tennis world following a return to Grand Slam tennis in New York as well as the continuation of the resumption of the ATP and WTA tour in Europe but what has been happening? Kei Nishikori returns in Kitzbuhel After a year and... Continue Reading →

ATP Tour to resume on 14th of August

The ATP is to resume on the 14th of August in Washington. The announcement comes at the same time as the official confirmation from the USTA that the US Open will happen. An announcement from the WTA regarding their rescheduled calendar is expected very soon but some joint tournaments will outline some of the events.... Continue Reading →

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