Nikola Mektic & Mate Pavic continue to set an unrivalled and phenomenally high standard of tennis in 2021

At the season finale at the 2020 ATP Finals we knew in 2021 we would have a new team come together of Nikola Metkic and Mate Pavic. Nikola Metkic spent his year with Wesley Koolhof and the duo won their first title together in the last tournament of the year at ATP Finals in London.... Continue Reading →

My open response to the recent criticism of Novak Djokovic

Friday into Saturday was a tough 24 hours for Novak Djokovic, we can only speculate how he felt after he lost to Zverev and Carreno Busta but has anyone outside of his team, family, friends and fans actually thought, I wonder how he is? If Christmas Panto was on all year round he would be... Continue Reading →

Belinda Bencic wins Olympic Gold!

It may not have been two players we expected in the battle for Gold and Silver but they both showed where they deserved to be there in Tokyo. 22 year old Marketa Vondrousova and 24 year old Belinda Bencic for an Olympic Gold. After a set each and an early break of serve a piece... Continue Reading →

Simona Halep in a race against time to be ready for Wimbledon following on-going calf injury, but will one eye be on the Tokyo Olympics?

A couple of years ago we saw Simona Halep dismantle Serena Williams winning 6-2 6-2 against the 7 time champion in a phenomenal performance to lift her second Grand Slam trophy. https://tennistalkblog1.wordpress.com/2019/07/16/on-the-run-%f0%9f%8f%83%f0%9f%8f%bb%e2%80%8d%e2%99%80%ef%b8%8f-the-spectacular-tennis-of-simona-halep/ On the 12th of May and leading Kerber 6-1 3-3 in Rome the third seed retired with a calf injury which turned out... Continue Reading →

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