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…

Wimbledon 2019 review: Ten of the biggest stories

Another Wimbledon is over, the 132nd to be precise. 2019’s tournament has been great entertainment. As always there have been big stories pouring out of SW19, from big upsets, to rising stars and returning greats. Here we look at ten of the biggest stories to arise from this year’s Championships. The arrival of Coco Gauff…

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 PREVIEW. Simona Halep to battle in-form Zhang in quarter final

2018 French Open winner Simona Halep faces a tough test on Court One today as she faces China’s Zhang Shuai in the quarter finals at SW19. The pair have met three times already, and despite the Romanian Halep being ranked 43 places higher than her 30 year old opponent, Zhang leads 2-1. The 7th seeded…

Record breaking teen Gauff set for toughest test yet

15 year old Coco Gauff is to play Simona Halep on Court One today, in what will be seen as her hardest match yet. Stealing headlines last week, the teenage sensation has made it to the second week of her first ever Grand Slam tournament. Ranked at 313th in the world, Gauff was given a…