Can Anyone Stop Novak Djokovic Achieving the Career Grand Slam

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As the tournament at Roland Garros approaches we must ask the question. Can anyone stop Novak Djokovic achieving the career Grand Slam? The Career Grand Slam is obviously a difficult thing to accomplish. Only seven players to date have managed the feat, with only three being in the Open Era. Fred Perry, Don Budge, Rod […] READ MORE


Does Doubles Receive Enough Coverage?

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Does doubles receive enough coverage on television and in the media? Considering the widespread coverage of singles, it does not. As the television and media outlets do not broadcast a lot of doubles, it is hardly the fans’ fault that they see more singles. Unlike the top players on the men’s and ladies’ tours, the top […] READ MORE


Federer Finally Back On Tour

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Roger Federer will make his return to the ATP tour next week in Monte Carlo. The first clay masters of the season will see the return of the Swiss number one to the courts. Federer has been missing from the action since the end of the Australian Open. He was due to play the Miami […] READ MORE


Is Alexander Zverev the next big thing?

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Alexander Zverev made a name for himself by very nearly defeating Rafael Nadal in Indian Wells. The young German had match point against the Spaniard before Nadal came back and won the match. Zverev had the match in his pocket, one point away from the biggest win of his life, and he netted the match […] READ MORE


Is Nadal Still The King Of Clay?

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Rafael Nadal is often referred to as the King of Clay. Having won a current total of 46 titles on the red dirt including nine French Open titles and 19 Masters 1000 clay titles. The Spaniard is the only person to win the French Open nine times.  His success on dirt over the years has […] READ MORE


British History Being Made At The 2016 Australian Open

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The last time a British woman was in a Grand Slam Semifinal was back in 1983. The lady in question was Jo Durie at that years US Open. Since then British women have failed to make deep Grand Slam runs, but Johanna Konta ,the British #1, changed that. Konta had taken some big scalps on her way […] READ MORE


Nigel Sears on the Day the Tennis took a Back Seat

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Day six of the Australian Open, with lots of matches to catch up with due to the disrupted schedule of the day before all the players managed to get onto the courts to play their matches. However, one story today has made the tennis take a back seat. Whilst the evening matches of Ana Ivanovic […] READ MORE


How a Move Towards Tennis Court Roofs Affects Players

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The addition of a roof to tennis tournaments has been seen as a blessing since they made their appearance. At Wimbledon the roof on centre court comes into action when there is rain, which is usually a problem at least once during the grass court event in Britain. In Australia the roof is used in […] READ MORE


Johanna Konta – British Number One Keeps on Improving

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Johanna Konta, the British Number one, who had an amazing end to the 2015 season, has started the 2016 season in the same manner. At the end of last season the Brit had faced three top ten players and had defeated them all. The most impressive was in Wuhan where she over came the #WR2 […] READ MORE


Davis Cup Final: From A Fans’ View – Day 3

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Sunday I started off a little early for the queue a little earlier on the Sunday, mainly as it was raining a little and I wanted to take more photographs. I also wanted to find the scoreboard, which I never did find. Wandering round the fan zone I had my photograph taken again and collected […] READ MORE