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…

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 REPORT. Serena Williams crushes Strycova to reach Wimbledon final

Serena Williams has made her 11th Wimbledon final with a comfortable 6-1 6-2 victory over unseeded Barbora Strycova. Playing each other for the fourth time at a Grand Slam, the seven time champion Williams has never lost to the Czech, and seemingly had no intention of changing that today. Looking to take sole ownership of…

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. SerAndy out of Wimbledon after third round defeat

Crowd favourite’s Serena Williams and Andy Murray have fallen in their third mixed doubles match to number one seeds Bruno Soares and Nicole Melichar. It was always going to be a tough match for the pairing who are now being called ‘SerAndy’, after they finished their second round match last night. Soares and Melichar also…

MATCH PREVIEW. Bautista Agut vs Pella Wimbledon QF.

23rd seed Roberto Bautista Agut will face off with 26th seeded Guido Pella in an unlikely quarter final matchup. The two players have met twice before, with the Spaniard Bautista Agut winning on both occasions. Their first meeting was their only Grand Slam contest, coming at the 2017 Australian Open in the first round. The…

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…