Rafael Nadal wins his 10th Rome title to equal Novak Djokovic’ record of 36 Masters 1000 titles

For the 57th time and for the 9th time in a Rome Masters final we were treated to one of the greatest match-ups of all time, Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic. Djokovic came into the meeting leading their head to head at 29-27, and one above the Spaniard in Masters 1000 titles won (36 to... Continue Reading →

The Final Word on the Madrid Open 2021

In the Cauldron of the Caja Magica in Madrid we have seen some fantastic tennis, surprises and some leaving with more questions than answers. Daniil “I hate this surface” Medvedev World No.2 Daniil Medvedev’s love but mostly hate relationship with the clay courts continued in Madrid this time around. For the first time in his... Continue Reading →

Wednesday in Monte-Carlo

Djokovic extends 2021 record to 10-0 Any early concerns that Novak Djokovic not being up to scratch after almost two months off have been put to bed with an impressive and well controlled 6-4 6-2 win over Jannik Sinner to extend his winning run this year to ten wins and zero defeats. I liked what... Continue Reading →

Tuesday in Monte-Carlo – Felix falls, Stefanos shines, Sinner stars, Daniil withdraws and a look to the top two returning!

Proceedings in Monte-Carlo may have been delayed on Monday due to persistent rain but a full days schedule was completed ahead of Wednesday which will see Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic kick of their campaigns, but what has happened so far? Rain halts Felix but Garin progresses following delay. On Monday afternoon, Felix Auger Aliassime... 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 →

Andy Murray, World Number One!

Tennis has a new number one. It is the first time since 2004 over 12 years since a player not called Djokovic, Nadal or Federer has been ranked world number one. That man is Andy Murray, the previous player was another Andy, Roddick 12 years ago. It is bloody incredible. I’m lost for words and... Continue Reading →

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