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 →

ATP & WTA tournament’s left scrambling to re-arrange events following Roland Garros date change

After last years fiasco where Roland Garros selfishly move their event without consulting the other Grand Slams, ITF, ATP or WTA you would have thought they have learnt from their lessons, apparently not. Just a couple of days ago it was rumoured the event would be moved back, France is currently seeing a surge in... Continue Reading →

Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters

It is one of my favourite times of year, hard tennis has come to an end until the end of July and around Europe the covers come off the clay courts and it all kicks off at the Monte Carlo Country Club. It is one of the dream locations for tennis in the world on... Continue Reading →

Miami Open Roundup

It has been a fascinating couple of weeks of tennis down at the Hard Rock Stadium in Florida. High profile names were missing but that did not put a damper on proceedings at one of the biggest events on the WTA and ATP tours but what happened? Title, defended. A big week for World No.1... Continue Reading →

Ash Barty defends her Miami Open title

The first of hopefully many meetings between Ash Barty and Bianca Andreescu played out in Miami on Saturday afternoon with a limited crowd as the defending Miami champion took on the defending Indian Wells champion for one of the biggest prizes outside of the majors. Ash Barty certainly led Andreescu know she is here to... Continue Reading →

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