Aslan, Daria, Leylah, Lloyd & Lorenzo

Thousands of miles away but over three continents we saw some exceptional tennis whether it was in St Petersburg, Acapulco, Monterrey or Dubai. We saw first time title winners, resurgent title winners and some surprises before most headed off to Miami. Daria Kasatkina back in winners circle 23 year old Daria Kasatkina from Russia continued... Continue Reading →

Elina Svitolina ends her 15 month title drought in Monterrey

Over a year ago Elina Svitolina was the last winner of the WTA Finals in Singapore. Until last week the Ukrainian went on a 15 month search for her next WTA singles title. Despite making back to back Grans Slam semi-finals in London and New York last summer for the first time it was a... Continue Reading →

Leylah Fernandez is Canada’s latest tennis star, the lefty’s game caused havoc in Acapulco and Monterrey. Also, why the 17 year old reminds me of Maria Sharapova…

It began in Acapulco and then 1299km away in Monterrey the star in Mexico these last few weeks was Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez. Leylah already grabbed some headlines this year defeating Belinda Bencic in a live Fed Cup rubber but headed to Acapulco ranked at 191 in the world and is now set to climb... Continue Reading →

Injury ended Jo Konta’s 2019 season after the US Open but the British number one is winless in 6 months as she heads to Monterrey to take on a returning Kim Clijsters!

Four words. Not an ideal draw. British number one who is the second seed in Monterrey next week could have hoped for a better start as she tries to kick off her season. Knee injury forced her 2019 season to be cut short following her quarter final defeat to Elina Svitolina at the US Open.... Continue Reading →

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