Djokovic vs Nadal, 5 hours and 53 minutes of relentlessly gruelling tennis

A decade ago we witnessed one of the greatest Grand Slam finals to ever take place. The final broke a record that stood since 1988 when Mats Wilander defeated Ivan Lendl in five sets lasting 4 hours and 54 minutes. Djokovic and Nadal went further, 5 hours and 53 minutes of relentless tennis saw the... Continue Reading →

Match Point from Adelaide & Melbourne

Thanasi Kokkinakis deep run in Adelaide There isn't many better sights in tennis than watching Thanasi Kokkinakis play but play in front of a home crowd. He has a wonderful connection with the Australian fans and the Aussie who picked up a wildcard for Adelaide this week. His run ended in the semi-finals but should... Continue Reading →

Club 20: Federer, Nadal & Djokovic

10 years ago in July 2011 catching Roger Federer seemed unlikely. Federer had 16 Grand Slam singles titles, he not long before took over Pete Sampras’ record of 14 and the chasing Rafael Nadal and the just getting started Novak Djokovic seemed miles away. Roger sealed No.17 at Wimbledon in July 2012 and that would... Continue Reading →

The Overrule

Wimbledon Wildcards (so far...) There are some names still to be announced for a Wimbledon wildcard but between the wildcards so far there are seven Wimbledon singles titles between two and those two are Andy Murray and five time champion Venus Williams. Other wildcards include: Katie BoulterCarlos AlcarazLiam BroadyJay ClarkeHarriet DartFrancesca JonesSamantha Murray SharanJack DraperEmma... Continue Reading →

A third set of fine margins, a tie break which felt like one of the most important in men’s tennis won by Novak Djokovic who continues his quest for history

Something quite extraordinary played out on Friday night in front of 5000 fans who were allowed to stay past the 11pm curfew to witness a milestone in history. Novak Djokovic ending an unbeaten run of Rafael Nadal's at Roland Garros lasting 2200 days since he defeated the Spaniard back on the 3rd of June 2015.... Continue Reading →

The Final Four – Novak Djokovic πŸ‡·πŸ‡Έ vs πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ Rafael Nadal & Stefanos Tsitsipas πŸ‡¬πŸ‡· vs πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Alex Zverev

The final four. Novak Djokovic πŸ‡·πŸ‡ΈRafael Nadal πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡ΈStefanos Tsitsipas πŸ‡¬πŸ‡·Alex Zverev πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ We are guaranteed a first time Roland Garros finalist in either Tsitsipas or Zverev, a potential 14th title for Rafael Nadal and a 2nd for Novak Djokovic but before we focus on the final, it's the semi-finals! Novak Djokovic πŸ‡·πŸ‡Έ vs Rafael Nadal... Continue Reading →

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