Shanghai Showdown 2015: Tsonga 6-4 0-6 7-5 Nadal

In these pieces I have said Shanghai brings out the best in people. It’s after the US Open, players have had time to reflect and build for the end of the season. At the stage Shanghai with the flair and brilliance of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and you’ve got a dream pair. When you play against Rafa... Continue Reading →

Shanghai Showdown 2017: Nadal 6-3 6-7 6-3 Dimitrov

2017 was a magnificent year for Grigor Dimitrov, not many would have expected the year to end with him winning the ATP Finals in London but before that there was some work to do. Down in Shanghai the Bulgarian missed out only slightly in an epic battle with Rafael Nadal! A place in the semi-finals... Continue Reading →

23 minutes of chaotic, explosive & speechless tennis took us to three but Zverev re-grouped to see off Federer!

Sometimes sport leaves you speechless. This from Zverev meant he would serve for the match at 6-3 6-5. https://twitter.com/doublefault28/status/1182624260663250945 Rings of "ROGER, ROGER, ROGER" rung around a packed Shanghai Stadium inspiring a comeback to end all comebacks. Five points in a row meant we were going to a tie-break and the way Federer saved some... Continue Reading →

Osaka, Djokovic & Thiem πŸ† Sharapova out of Linz πŸ€• Shanghai πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ Murray in action πŸ’ͺ🏻 Rafa’s wrist πŸš‘ Last chance in Linz? πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ή

The season is heading to it's finale but as ever there is plenty of tennis and news hitting the headlines as the tour finished it's stint in Asia heading back to Europe for now. Sharapova out of Linz! Maria Sharapova's season is not over yet but I will be surprised if we see her again... Continue Reading →

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