Matteo Berrettini’s form on return certainly puts him as a Wimbledon contender, the Italian may need to do something he has never done, get the better of the best.

Twelve month ago Matteo Berrettini finished as runner-up in the Wimbledon Final. The last few months have been difficult for the Italian who spent three months out with a wrist injury which required surgery but his return has come at a welcome time ahead of a return to Wimbledon. It is an unusual time at... Continue Reading →

100 years of Centre Court – 10,000 miles from home, how Wimbledon became a second home for Evonne Goolagong Cawley

At the age of 19, not many teenagers will make a trip from Australia to London but Evonne Goolagong Cawley did but her journey to that first trip is a incredible one. Evonne was one of eight children, her family was from a Australian Aboriginal family and were members of the Wiradjuri people. They had... Continue Reading →

Wimbledon stardom, a New York dream beyond imagination, adapting to life and challenges on tour, it’s been a whirlwind twelve months but with enjoyment and perspective at the heart of it

Emma Raducanu made her WTA debut 12 months ago this month. The British teenager lost in straight sets to fellow Brit Harriet Dart and was ranked down at 366 in the world. An upgraded Wimbledon 2021 wildcard Emma was on the list of wildcards into qualifying for Wimbledon but a strong showing at an ITF... Continue Reading →

Wimbledon – Brit Watch

Andy Murray My question continues to be, what would constitute a successful Wimbledon for Andy Murray? https://tennistalkblog1.wordpress.com/2022/06/17/stuttgart-was-a-success-abdominal-injury-a-setback-but-what-would-define-a-successful-wimbledon-for-andy-murray/ Emma Raducanu The most important thing for me is to enjoy it, there is a lot of talk about pressure and expectation but we need to look at the season as a whole and with perspective. There is... Continue Reading →

Wimbledon – Ones to Watch

Nick Kyrgios You can't ignore him, he has a wonderful talent on a grass court he can be exceptional. Nick put himself in the top 5 of grass players on the tour and it's difficult to argue against it but bringing a bit of composure is the problem. The Aussie hadn't played since April due... Continue Reading →

Wimbledon – The Contenders

Could Novak Djokovic win a fourth consecutive Wimbledon title? Difficult to look past the Serb, he is one of only three former champions in the draw and is looking for his fourth Wimbledon title in a row. I look at the field and think, who could beat him here? I'm not finding many names but... Continue Reading →

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