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…

Wimbledon 2019 review: Ten of the biggest stories

Another Wimbledon is over, the 132nd to be precise. 2019’s tournament has been great entertainment. As always there have been big stories pouring out of SW19, from big upsets, to rising stars and returning greats. Here we look at ten of the biggest stories to arise from this year’s Championships. The arrival of Coco Gauff…

SEMI FINAL PREVIEW. Nadal and Federer meet for a 40th time.

Old rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will meet at Wimbledon for the first time in nine years as they face off in the semi final tomorrow. In their 40th meeting, it is the first time the pair are meeting at Wimbledon outside of the final. Sharing the court in three Wimbledon finals, Federer leads…

MATCH PREVIEW. Nadal vs Querrey Wimbledon QF

Continuing his attempt to win a first Wimbledon title since 2010, Rafael Nadal will take on grass court specialist Sam Querrey in the Wimbledon quarter final.  The two veterans have met five times in their careers, with world number two Nadal holding a 4-1 lead over the American. Their only Grand Slam meeting came nine…

MATCH PREVIEW. Djokovic vs Goffin Wimbledon QF

2018 champion Novak Djokovic will look to extend his unbeaten Wimbledon run to 12 matches as he takes on Belgium’s David Goffin in the quarter final of Wimbledon. The two have met on six occasions already, with Djokovic winning five of them, including their only Grand Slam meeting which came at Roland Garros in 2013….

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,…

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…

Djokovic aiming to make third round for 11th time in a row

Novak Djokovic will be up last on Centre Court today, as he looks to continue his 2019 Wimbledon campaign. His opponent will be 111st ranked American Denis Kudla, whom Djokovic has never faced before. The world number one started slowly in his first round match falling a break behind to German Philipp Kohlschreiber in the first…