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…

Djokovic into 45th Slam quarter final with win over Humbert

World number one Novak Djokovic continued his bid to win a fifth Wimbledon in impressive style, as he beat Ugo Humbert 6-3 6-2 6-3. The Serb was able to gain advantage of the first set early on, when in a 20 shot rally the left-handed forehand of the 21 year old Frenchman found the net,…

‘Next Gen’ stars Auger Aliassime and Humbert set for battle

18 year old sensation Felix Auger Aliassime will take on fellow Wimbledon debutant Hugo Humbert in today’s third round match. Auger Aliassime sits second in the ATP’s 21 and under ‘Next Gen’ rankings , with French Humbert sitting ninth three years senior to his opponent. It is the first meeting between the pairing and prior…

Young Gun Opelka shocks Wawrinka in five set marathon

Reilly Opelka pulled off an upset on day three at Wimbledon, as he beat 22nd seed Stanislas Wawrinka in a thriller that ended 7-5 3-6 4-6 6-4 8-6. The 2015 Boys champion is playing just his fourth men’s Grand Slam event and has made his first third round with this win. He served an outstanding…