Andy Murray Tests Positive: What it Means for Tennis

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It’s fair to say that the coronavirus had an immense impact on the sporting world in 2020, with leagues and events across every sport being cancelled, postponed or altered to some degree. And whilst we may have left 2020 behind, the virus continues to affect sports in numerous ways. For the fans, it has meant […] READ MORE


The best ATP players without a singles title

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Winning a title is a significant goal for all professional tennis players. It is, though, a feat which has alluded a number of established current and former ATP singles players. Former world #25 Julien Benneteau, who retired in 2018, is perhaps the most notable case. The Frenchman failed to win any of the 10 tour-level […] READ MORE


Australian Open set to be pushed back to February 8

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The 2021 Australian Open looks set to start on February 8–three weeks later than originally scheduled–the Victorian Government has confirmed. According to ABC News, players are likely to arrive in mid-January and complete their quarantine on January 31. During that time, they will be allowed outside their hotels for five hours a day–to go to […] READ MORE


Does Stan Wawrinka have another Slam in him?

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Stan Wawrinka is on the comeback trail. The 35-year-old Swiss #2 has had a fair share of injuries. Most recently back in 2017. In the semifinal of Roland Garros that year, Wawrinka was facing the runner up from the previous year, Andy Murray. The Brit and Swiss pushed each other hard for five sets, with […] READ MORE


Andy Murray Snubs Washington’s Citi Open For 2019 season

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Former British number-one, Andy Murray has revealed he has already decided not to play at next year’s Citi Open tournament in Washington as part of the hard court season. Murray revealed in a recent Instagram chat with fans online that he was reticent about playing at the Citi Open again after the event’s tournament director […] READ MORE


The Comeback Lottery: What Will (or Can) Andy Murray Do Next?

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Marcel Hunze is a happy man. Only yesterday, the tournament director of the Libema Open 2018, announced confirmation that Andy Murray has chosen Hunze’s tournament to make the long-anticipated comeback the tennis world has sorely needed and wanted, ever since Murray had a labral tear in his right hip surgically repaired in January this year. […] READ MORE



Andy Murray can Become World #1–Possibly Next Week

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From LastWordOnTennis, by Yesh Ginsburg. Novak Djokovic is the defending champion at the Paris (Bercy) Masters 1000 event held next week. He may very well need to win that tournament again to retain his World #1 ranking. In a stunning situation that would have been all-but unthinkable to the most ardent of Andy Murray supporters […] READ MORE


Milos Raonic Qualifies for the World Tour FInals

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From LastWordOnTennis, by Jason Fernandes. Starting with a fine win over Roger Federer in the Brisbane Final, 2016 has been a great year for Canadian Milos Raonic. He’s been an Australian Open semi-finalist, Indian Wells finalist, and most importantly of all a Wimbledon finalist. To end the season the World #6, he finds himself part […] READ MORE


“Big Four” Lives on Despite Stan Wawrinka’s US Open Triumph

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From LastWordOnTennis, by Niall Murray Stan Wawrinka did what very few have been able to do in 2016. Defeat Novak Djokovic. Granted the Serb has been off colour since Wimbledon, having struggled with personal issues and an ongoing wrist problem. A Djokovic defeat is rare, but a Grand Slam in which one of the “Big Four” […] READ MORE