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…

Nishikori to bid for second Wimbledon quarter final against Kukushkin

Kei Nishikori will today look to become the second Japanese player to make multiple Wimbledon quarter finals as he takes on fourth round debutant Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan. Kimiko Date is currently the only Japanese player to have made more than one Wimbledon quarter, after she made the quarter finals of both the 1995 and…

Nadal and Kyrgios set to entertain Wimbledon Centre Court

In their seventh ever meeting, world number two Rafael Nadal will take on Nick Kyrgios in the last match on Centre Court. The pair met for the first time at Wimbledon in 2014 when Kyrgios, aged 19, upset the 2010 champion defeating him in four sets. The often controversial Kyrgios called Nadal ‘super salty’ in…

Wawrinka to continue hunt for career grand slam

Stanislas Wawrinka is bidding to become 9th man to win all four major tournaments. His potential path to a first Wimbledon success today meets 6ft 11″ American youngster Reilly Opelka. First up on Court Two the pair have never played each other before.  Wawrinka lost in the second round at Wimbledon last year to qualifier…