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…

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…

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. 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. 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…

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…

Nishikori into sixth Wimbledon third round with ease

Eighth seed Kei Nishikori defeated British second round opponent Cameron Norrie on Centre Court in a match that lacked quality. Playing against each other for the first time, both men looked tight early on, each displaying a range of unforced errors. But at 3-2 up and having previously not won a point on the Japanese…