Lessons for Fans From the Australian Open

January 24, 2017 1

The Australian Open represents a wonderful time of year for tennis fans. While diehard supporters might pay attention to some of the tune-up tournaments that take place in early January, the two-week slam at Melbourne Park marks the real start of the year’s campaign to a lot of us. […]

Does Nadal have one final Grand Slam crown left in him?

September 23, 2016 8

Rafael Nadal suffered his latest setback by crashing out in the fourth round of the U.S. Open earlier this month. The Spaniard lost a five-set thriller to Lucas Pouille, extending his drought without reaching the final of a Grand Slam to his last 10 such competitions. […]

Is there finally hope for a strong core of British tennis players?

September 21, 2016 5

For too many years the hopes of Great Britain’s tennis prospects have rested firmly on the shoulders of one man. Whether it was Tim Henman in the late 1990s and early 2000s or Andy Murray since he made his breakthrough midway through the last decade, the depth of talent has not been present for Britain in the sport. […]

With wild card in hand, Del Potro turns attention to U.S. Open

August 19, 2016 3

Juan Martin Del Potro’s fortunes look like they are taking a turn for the better, no matter that he lost at the final hurdle of the Rio Olympics. Two days after winning a silver medal in men’s singles in Rio de Janeiro, Del Potro received a U.S. Open wild-card invitation from the United States Tennis Association on Tuesday. […]

Athletes withdrawing from Olympics due to Zika

July 28, 2016 6

With the Rio Olympics starting in just a few days, the Zika virus remains the primary concern for athletes who are going to Brazil. In sports like golf, tennis, and basketball, some of the biggest names in the world have withdrawn due to fears of the virus, and some others are still contemplating whether to go. […]

The back and forth of Wimbledon

July 20, 2016 0

The summer of 2016 featured the 130th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and, as always, crowned champions in the categories of Men’s Singles and Doubles, Women’s Singles and Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Boys’ Singles and Doubles, and Girls’ Singles and Doubles. […]

Can Djokovic bounce back and win the U.S. Open?

July 6, 2016 11

After a brilliant start to 2016, Novak Djokovic lost his way last week at Wimbledon. While he was finally able to get his hands on the French Open winner’s trophy, Djokovic suffered a surprising third-round exit at the All-England Club—a result that ended his strong hopes of winning all four major titles this year. […]

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