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…

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 REPORT. Nadal crushes Querrey to reach 9th Wimbledon semi final

Rafael Nadal continued his impressive Wimbledon form as he overcame grass court specialist Sam Querrey in a relatively comfortable win.  Playing for the sixth time, Nadal recorded his fifth win over 31 year old Querrey. He started proceedings at a high intensity, and broke the American serve at the second time of asking, taking a…

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….

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…