Friday in Stuttgart

On Friday in Stuttgart eight became four, some intriguing match-ups including firsts for some and missed opportunities for others unfolded in Germany. Missed opportunity for Jabeur as Badosa becomes No.2 It was one of those matches where the better player lost in my opinion, that is no disrespect to Paula Badosa but Ons Jabeur was... Continue Reading →

World No.1 vs British No.1, is this Emma Raducanu’s toughest test so far?

No one on the tour right now is playing better and more consistent tennis than World No.1 Iga Swiatek at this moment in time. Semi-finalist in Adelaide and Melbourne, the first player to win the first three WTA 1000 events of the season (Qatar, Indian Wells & Miami), the latter two the 'sunshine double' becoming... Continue Reading →

Stuttgart Review

Every year it feels like this is where the clay court season on the WTA tour kicks off in Stuttgart. We see the best in women’s tennis look to kick off their clay season in style, former champions and those who have their eye on silverware later down the line in Paris but what did... Continue Reading →

Ash Barty’s position at the summit of the WTA rankings continues to be of question but Ash continues to do her talking on the court culminating in lifting her third title of the year!

Ash Barty has not played the most tennis of the top players over the last year, due to the global pandemic and travel in and out of Australia not possible we didn't see any of the Australian for the remainder of the 2020 season before returning to tennis this year. The ranking freeze in 2020... Continue Reading →

Stuttgart; what got us talking?

WTA Stuttgart is over for another year, the best always begin their clay court season here and we have been left with plenty of talking points in the road to Roland Garros. Injury concerns? I would say the withdrawal of Halep (pre-tournament) and Osaka (before semi-finals) is purely precautionary. I don't think there is an... Continue Reading →

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