Stefanos Tsitsipas wins his first Masters 1000 in Monte-Carlo

Just a couple of weeks ago in Miami the top two remaining seeds left were Stefanos Tsitsipas and Andrey Rublev, the pressure was on to win their first Masters 1000 titles but that didn't pan out for either. This week, day by day we have seen Djokovic, Nadal and Zverev amongst those who stumbled but... Continue Reading →

Dan Evans delighted in Monte-Carlo, we’ve seen his strengths on hard courts mirror on clay this week and is this the start for Dan on clay?

This week in Monte-Carlo we've been delighted by the beautiful tennis of Britain's Dan Evans on a surface he's not usually enjoyed his time on. Dan Evans before this last week hadn't won a tour match on clay for over four years and in his career had just won four singles matches on the surface... Continue Reading →

Thursday in Monte-Carlo

Dan Evans stuns Novak Djokovic Where else do we start? British number one Dan Evans who hadn't won a match on clay before this week in 1448 days but is now through to the final eight of a Masters 1000 for the first time in his career. It was a fascinating match which saw Dan... Continue Reading →

Wednesday in Monte-Carlo

Djokovic extends 2021 record to 10-0 Any early concerns that Novak Djokovic not being up to scratch after almost two months off have been put to bed with an impressive and well controlled 6-4 6-2 win over Jannik Sinner to extend his winning run this year to ten wins and zero defeats. I liked what... Continue Reading →

Tuesday in Monte-Carlo – Felix falls, Stefanos shines, Sinner stars, Daniil withdraws and a look to the top two returning!

Proceedings in Monte-Carlo may have been delayed on Monday due to persistent rain but a full days schedule was completed ahead of Wednesday which will see Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic kick of their campaigns, but what has happened so far? Rain halts Felix but Garin progresses following delay. On Monday afternoon, Felix Auger Aliassime... 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 →

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