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…

A century of Wimbledon wins. Roger’s 100

Roger Federer’s quarter final victory against Kei Nishikori not only set up a semi final against old foe Rafael Nadal, but gave him his 100th win at Wimbledon. Winning his 100th title earlier this year in Dubai, Federer has now become the only man to reach triple figures for match wins at a single Grand…

Simona Halep makes first Wimbledon final with Svitolina win

Simona Halep has overcome Ukrainian opponent Elina Svitolina 6-1 6-3 to set up her debut Wimbledon final.  The Romanian who is making her ninth main draw appearance at SW19 crushed her 8th seeded opposition in the first set, with Svitolina failing to hold serve once. Both women were forced to work hard to hold their…

MATCH PREVIEW. Eighth seed Elina Svitolina to face Czech underdog

Ukrainian Elina Svitolina will bid for her first Grand Slam semi final appearance as she takes on Karolina Muchova on Court One today. The two met for the first time this year, when they played in Doha. At the season’s opening tournament, Svitolina got the better of Muchova 6-4 6-2. Today will be the first…

Record breaking teen Gauff set for toughest test yet

15 year old Coco Gauff is to play Simona Halep on Court One today, in what will be seen as her hardest match yet. Stealing headlines last week, the teenage sensation has made it to the second week of her first ever Grand Slam tournament. Ranked at 313th in the world, Gauff was given a…