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…

FINAL PREVIEW. Djokovic and Federer to fight for 2019 Wimbledon crown.

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer will meet on Centre Court today to decide the winner of the Wimbledon 2019 Gentlemen’s singles trophy.  In their 48th professional meeting, Djokovic narrowly leads his Swiss opponent 25-22. They have met three times at Wimbledon already with the Serb leading the eight time champion 2-1. Federer got the better…

MATCH PREVIEW. Federer vs Nishikori Wimbledon QF

Roger Federer will continue his bid for a 21st Grand Slam title as he faces world number seven Kei Nishikori in the quarter finals of Wimbledon. Despite being the eleventh time the two men have faced each other, they have only met once at a Grand Slam. In 2017 Federer got the better of his…

Federer cruises into fourth round for the 17th time with Pouille win

Roger Federer beat France’s Lucas Pouille 7-5 6-2 7-6 on Centre Court today, to record his 350th Grand Slam win.  Both competitors held serves confidentiality early on. Pouille, unfazed by his first time on Centre Court, had a break point opportunity at 3-3 but skewed a forehand wide before being at the end of some…

Medvedev to show down with Goffin for Wimbledon fourth round spot

11th seed Daniil Medvedev faces 21st seed David Goffin last on Court Two today. Playing in the third round of Wimbledon for a second time, Medvedev goes in favourite against the Belgian, whom he beat in straight sets at this year’s Australian Open. Meeting at the same stage of the tournament, this was the first…

Federer sails past British young gun to reach third round

Roger Federer defeated Britain’s 20 year old Jay Clarke 6-1 7-6 6-2 in the third round at Wimbledon today. Having never lost to a wildcard at a Grand Slam, Federer had no intention of breaking that today, against  Clarke who won his first Grand Slam match on Tuesday against former Boys Champion Noah Rubin. Prior…

Federer to take on emerging British talent

Roger Federer will continue his 2019 campaign as he meets British wildcard Jay Clarke in round two on Court One. The eight time Wimbledon champion has never lost to a wildcard at any of the Grand Slams, but will be expected to face loud home support for the 20 year old who is bidding to…