Why 30 is the New 24 in Professional Tennis

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Although 22-year-old Dominic Thiem made a clear statement during the French Open that the young guns will soon enough break through and grasp the top rankings, the world of tennis is once again bound to witness another Grand Slam final between well-seasoned players such as Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, both fighting for their first […] READ MORE


Andy Murray Needs to Stop Playing with Fire

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Andy Murray suffered again to get the victory as he sailed for another five-set match in his 2016 French Open second round clash against 22-year-old wild card Mathias Bourgue. The match started out as a usual Grand Slam second round; the second seed was up 6-2, 2-0 against an “unknown” French wildcard and commentators were already rushing […] READ MORE



Game, Set and Mismatch: Wimbledon winners pocket more on court than tennis anti-doping agencies spend off it

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The entire annual anti-doping budget for all of tennis is less than the prize money for Wimbledon champions. In 2015, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) spent approximately $4 million on anti-doping while Wimbledon champions Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams bagged $5,320,400 combined. After severe match-fixing allegations which have been haunting tennis since the Australian Open […] READ MORE


The Catch 22 of Lower Tier Professional Tennis: Match Fix or Fail

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An active professional tennis player, ranked within the ATP system, revealed how the match fix process works and why the brutal tennis economy “forced” players to break the sport’s integrity in the lower levels of the game. In an exclusive interview with tennis journalist Miguel Cicenia, the player, who requested anonymity, claimed most of the […] READ MORE


Dark horse Nick Kyrgios and top guns storm into second round

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Australian young gun Nick Kyrgios advanced to the second round as he dispatched Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta in three straight sets on Monday night. An impressively focused Kyrgios trashed the Spaniard 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 in only one hour and 30 minutes in front of a cheering Australian crowd at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena. The tournaments 29th […] READ MORE


Australian Open day 1: Who was the biggest upset?

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As the Australian Open starts to unfold, big names have already begun to fall in the tournament’s first round, shocking tennis fans and match predictors worldwide.   Australian Open day 1: Who was the biggest upset? Caroline Wozniacki Former World #1 had breezed through the first set against Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva, recording a comfortable 6-1 […] READ MORE


Australian Open: Who can defeat Novak Djokovic?

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Novak Djokovic is the clear favorite to win the Australian Open after posting one of the best seasons in Open Era history in 2015. The five-time Australian Open champion won 82 of his 88 matches, lifting a record six Masters crowns while joining Rod Laver and Roger Federer as the third player in history to […] READ MORE



Novak Djokovic Unbeatable? Three things you should know

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Novak Djokovic registered one of the greatest seasons in tennis history, claiming 11 titles, including a record six ATP Masters 1000 and three Grand Slams events, finishing the season with an 82-6 match record. Only Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe, and Roger Federer have finished a campaign with as many or more titles and a better […] READ MORE