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…

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. Djokovic vs Goffin Wimbledon QF

2018 champion Novak Djokovic will look to extend his unbeaten Wimbledon run to 12 matches as he takes on Belgium’s David Goffin in the quarter final of Wimbledon. The two have met on six occasions already, with Djokovic winning five of them, including their only Grand Slam meeting which came at Roland Garros in 2013….

Djokovic into 45th Slam quarter final with win over Humbert

World number one Novak Djokovic continued his bid to win a fifth Wimbledon in impressive style, as he beat Ugo Humbert 6-3 6-2 6-3. The Serb was able to gain advantage of the first set early on, when in a 20 shot rally the left-handed forehand of the 21 year old Frenchman found the net,…

Nadal brushes sluggish Tsonga aside to reach Wimbledon fourth round

World number two Rafael Nadal crushed France’s Jo Wilfried Tsonga 6-2 6-3 6-2 to reach the second week of Wimbledon. The man from Mallorca made an intense start to the contest, and broke the French serve early on. At break point a rather flat Tsonga hit a forehand down the line wide causing him to…

Match Preview- Rafael Nadal vs Yuichi Sugita

Number three seed Rafael Nadal will play his first match today against Japanese qualifier Yuichi Sugita. Last up on Court One, Nadal will hope to win comfortably having never lost to an opponent at a Grand Slam ranked as low as world number 274 Sugita. Potential second round opponent Nick Kyrgios was 144th when he…