ATP Year in Review: #11-15, Including Gael Monfils and Milos Raonic

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Even with the┬áthe rankings freeze due to COVID-19, Milos Raonic and Pablo Carreno Busta stood out for their stellar years, rising 17 and 11 places, respectively. Others, like Gael Monfils and Denis Shapovalov, had up-and-down years due to the break. Let’s move on to recapping five Top 15 players, and all of these men should […] READ MORE


ATP Year in Review: #16-20, Including Fabio Fognini and Stan Wawrinka

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Not too many players moved into the Top 20 this year, which is understandable considering the rankings freeze.┬áVeterans Roberto Bautista Agut and Stan Wawrinka both fell slightly, but each player had a solid season to prove that they still belong in the top-20 in their 30s. Fabio Fognini struggled throughout 2020, and he will be […] READ MORE


A Look at the 2016 ATP Race To London Prior to the Shanghai Masters

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From LastWordOnTennis, by Steen Kirby. A title by Nick Kyrgios last week in the ATP 500 level Tokyo tournament, and a runner up by David Goffin in the same tournament has most likely narrowed the race for ATP World Tour finals spots to eight players seeking four remaining spots. Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka, […] READ MORE


Jared Donaldson Upsets, Querrey Confounds on US Open Day 2

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Jared Donaldson Upsets David Goffin on US Open Day 2 Jared Donaldson proved to be the bright spot of the American men’s day session on day 2, getting the biggest victory of his young career against the typically ultra-consistent #12th ranked David Goffin of Belgium. Although Goffin seemed to dip slightly in results leading into […] READ MORE


US Open 2016: Edmund stuns Gasquet

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Richard Gasquet, the thirteenth seed, would have been forgiven for thinking he had an easy trip to the second round when the draw came out. Drawing the British number three Kyle Edmund, the Frenchman was the favourite for this match. The Brit is ranked around 70 places lower than Gasquet. The thirteenth seed should have […] READ MORE


Rio 2016: Can Anyone Prevent a Murray vs Djokovic Gold Medal Match?

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Following a number of high-profile withdrawals, the men’s singles draw for the Rio Olympics has now been finalised. Despite diminished numbers, there are still plenty of top class players in the competition. That said, can anyone prevent what seems like an inevitable gold medal match between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic? The short answer is, […] READ MORE


Previewing and Predicting The 2016 French Open Men's Round of 16

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The absence of Rafael Nadal, and now Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has opened up the top half of remaining men’s draw in Paris, while the bottom half is still stacked with the talented seeds. Here is a look at the round of 16 matchups, with predictions, and a preview. Previewing and Predicting The 2016 French Open Men’s […] READ MORE



David Goffin Looking For French Open Success

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As the French Open looks to open play on Sunday, there has been much discussion about whether Novak Djokovic will finish the career Grand Slam, whether Rafael Nadal will be able to find his Roland Garros form again, and whether Roger Federer‘s choice to withdraw from the tourney will really enable him to be healthy […] READ MORE


ATP Madrid 2016 Stock Watch

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After the Monte Carlo and a host of other smaller European clay court tournaments, it’s time for the Madrid Masters in Spain’s capital. The world’s top ten are playing in the tournament, but it should also feature some upsets, along with top favorites making deep runs. Here are a look at those players in and […] READ MORE