ATP Cup Team Profile: Serbia and Novak Djokovic

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The inaugural ATP Cup last year reinvented the idea of team tennis, following on from the change in format in the now-infamous Davis Cup. Singles and doubles players alike battle it out to crown their country victorious in the blazing sun of Australia. The format has changed for this year, halving the number of teams […] READ MORE



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


Could 2021 be Nick Kyrgios’ Year?

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It has been 11 months since Nick Kyrgios played on the ATP Tour, having last competed in Acapulco in February 2020. He withdrew from all events for the remainder of 2020, following the Tour’s suspension due to the coronavirus. In this time he has slipped to number 46 in the world rankings. With two fellow […] 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


Rafael Nadal Keeps On Making History with 1,000th Win

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Rafael Nadal made history on Wednesday when he defeated his compatriot Feliciano Lopez in three tight sets. The Spanish legend reached his 1,000th victory, making him the 4th player ever to achieve this milestone. No doubt he is one of the greatest of all time and he keeps on adding to his resume. 4th Man […] READ MORE


Ugo Humbert Continues His Impressive Rise At The European Open

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2020 has been the most extraordinary and the most extraordinarily disrupted year in living memory, in tennis as in every other area of life. But Ugo Humbert is finishing it very much in the manner that he started it, playing superb tennis and scoring some memorable wins over higher-ranked opponents. A year ago, Humbert was […] READ MORE



“Fedal” To Take Centre Stage Once Again In Miami

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From LastWordOnTennis, by Sam Barker. When Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal stood at opposing baselines on the Rod Laver Arena back in January there was a sense that this was the final encore of one of tennis’ greatest rivalries. How wrong we all were. Instead of a brief encore, 2017 seems to have unveiled a whole new act for the “Fedal” […] READ MORE