Tennis

  • Ash Barty

    Ash Barty, a Tennis Timeout

    On Friday it emerged that Australian teenage tennis player, Ash Barty, is taking an indefinite break from tennis. The announcement via the Tennis Australia website has obviously produced a lot of...

  • Marin Cilic

    Marin Cilic and His Chances Of Winning a Second Major

    Whenever a player breaks through and wins his or her first major, the first question in many people’s minds is whether they have what it takes to win another one.  Some...

  • MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - APRIL 20: Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland poses with the trophy after defeatingRoger Federer of Switzerland in their final match on day eight of the ATP Monte Carlo Masters, at the Monte-Carlo Country Club on April 20, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.  (Photo by Mitchell Gunn/Getty Images)

    The ATP Tour Needs More Than Just The Big 4

    I’ve been searching for Andy Murray; the last time I checked, the Big 4 on the ATP Tour was actually the Titanic 3 – Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic. In...

  • Nicole Vaidisova

    The Return of Nicole Vaidisova

    In Albuquerque, the tennis community bared all to see the return of a tennis favourite in Nicole Vaidisova; the Czech player who made two semi-finals at Grand Slam level as a...

  • Venus Williams

    The Two Veterans Meeting in the Quebec Indoor Final

    The Quebec Indoor week sets the tone for the remainder of the year as we see high octane tennis in Asia, as well as the European Indoor swing that concludes at the...

  • Roger Federer Davis Cup

    Davis Cup Semi-Final Preview

    With the 2014 tennis season soon coming to a close, the latter rounds of the Davis Cup take place with the semi-finals being played over the next weekend. This year’s competition...

  • Stanislas Wawrinka US Open 2014

    Has Wawrinka Failed To Back Up His Grand Slam Win?

    With Stanislas Wawrinka bowing out of the US Open, losing in the quarter-finals to surprise finalist Kei Nishikori, our attention turns to whether he has progressed since his Grand Slam win earlier...

  • 2014 US Open - Day 13

    US Open Tennis: Points to Ponder and Players that Impressed

    Like a roadside circus, US Open tennis rolled into Flushing Meadows, entertaining the masses with an array of acts both predictable and unexpected, while leaving them wanting more upon its departure....

  • Marin Cilic

    US Open Men’s Singles Review

    That’s it for Grand Slams in 2o14. With the US Open completed, the attention turns to the Davis Cup and the final indoor events of the year, including tournaments in Shanghai...

  • 2014 US Open Champion Serena Williams New York City Trophy Tour

    US Open Women’s singles review

    That’s it for Grand Slams in 2014. With the US Open completed, the attention turns to the Fed Cup and the Asian-swing of the year, including tournaments in Tokyo and Beijing,...

  • Stanislas Wawrinka

    The “Big Four” Now Has Company and That’s a Good Thing

    The US Open final was noteworthy for being the first grand slam final since 2005 without Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, or Novak Djokovic.  What remains to be seen is how common...

  • 2014 US Open - Day 13

    Nishikori v Cilic: US Open Final Preview

    It may have not been the final we were all anticipating, but we have one of the riveting finals of my generation that’ll be contested between two new finalists- Marin Cilic...

  • 2014 US Open - Day 10

    A Changing of the Guard in Men’s Tennis?

    Stanislas Wawrinka, Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic are setting the mark for new talent in the men’s game; will the rest follow suit or will the top players come back even stronger...

  • Serena Williams Caroline Wozniacki

    US Open Women’s singles final preview

    We’re down to our final two players in the US Open women’s singles draw as Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki face-off in their 10th meeting, and their third this year. Home...

  • 2014 US Open - Day 10

    Kei Nishikori: The Rising Sun

    1918 was the last time a Japanese male tennis player made a a grand slam singles semi-final. That man was Ichiya Kumagae, a former Olympic silver medalist. Fast forward to today,...

  • 2014 US Open - Day 6

    Flashy Nick Kyrgios bows out of US Open

    Arthur Ashe stadium was dealt a great hand on Saturday night moving into the early hours of Sunday as veteran Tommy Robredo and young pretender Nick Kyrgios battled it out in...

  • Super Saturday

    1984 US Open Super Saturday: the Good, the Sad and Unforgettable

    For many, the 1984 US Open encapsulates all that is wondrous about the sport of tennis; captivating rivalries, fan-friendly stadiums and thrilling, highly competitive matches going the distance in the summer...

  • 2014 US Open - Day 2

    The Bright Future of American Women’s Tennis

    On a warm, scorching day under the sun in Flushing Meadows a fifteen year old called Catherine made the headlines for all the right reasons. It encouraged me to seek as...

  • 2014 Wimbledon Championships

    The Decline of American Tennis

    Gone are the days when we heard about Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert, Billie Jean King, Pete Sampras, John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors and Andre Agassi doing wonders on the court. This was...

  • Ana Ivanovic

    Is Ana Ivanovic the real deal for the US Open?

    Ana Ivanovic: the real deal and a pigment to the Women’s Tennis Association or simply someone who flatters to deceive? The Serb swerves into the last slam of the year with...

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