ATP weekly roundup: Djokovic wins on return of tennis

Novak Djokovic has equalled Rafael Nadal’s staggering 35 Masters titles at the Western and Southern Open after he won the first Tour competition back. The world number one was pushed far in the final, as he had to overcome a much revived and rejuvenated looking Milos Raonic, who was the surprise package of the return…

ATP weekly roundup: Monfils lifts third Montpellier title

This week world number nine Gael Monfils won his first title in almost a year, as he won the Open Sud de France in Montpellier. The Frenchman beat former world number 25 Vasek Pospisil 7-5 6-3 to claim his third trophy at the event, having previously sailed to victory in 2010 and 2014. Reaching the…

Djokovic lifts eighth Aussie crown after epic against Thiem

Novak Djokovic has become the first man to win grand slams across three different decades, as he tussled to a exceptional five set victory against Dominic Thiem in the final of the Australian Open. The Serbian Djokovic has lifted the crown eight times now and has never lost in the final at Melbourne Park. But…

US Open 2019 Preview: The Outsiders

Whilst the dominance of the ‘Big Three’ is still so strong in 2019, the US Open is the slam where outsiders appear to have the best chance of causing an upset. Of the last 55 slam competitions, only eight have been won by men other than Djokovic, Federer and Nadal. These eight are shared between…

US Open 2019 Preview: The Big Three

As summer draws to a close , there is only one Grand Slam left in 2019. Late August means tennis fans turn their attention to New York, and the US Open. Despite the rise of younger players like Stefanos Tsitsipas, Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev, all eyes are still on the ‘Big Three’ at this…

Serena Williams battles into Wimbledon semi final with Riske win

Serena Williams was forced to work hard as she defeated compatriot Alison Riske 6-4 4-6 6-3 in a closely fought three set thriller. The eight time Wimbledon champion Williams had her serve broke early on in the contest, after sending a backhand into the net. But the American battled back with aggressive returning and was…

Court Two to be treated to world number one Ash Barty

Ticket holders on Court Two will get to see world number one Ashleigh Barty in action today as she faced Alison Riske for a place in the WImbledon quarter finals. Despite winning the French Open last month, and being top seed at Wimbledon, Australian Barty will be playing in the fourth round today for the…

Nadal brushes sluggish Tsonga aside to reach Wimbledon fourth round

World number two Rafael Nadal crushed France’s Jo Wilfried Tsonga 6-2 6-3 6-2 to reach the second week of Wimbledon. The man from Mallorca made an intense start to the contest, and broke the French serve early on. At break point a rather flat Tsonga hit a forehand down the line wide causing him to…