Mardy Fish’s Final Match–US Open Day 3 Recap

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On a day that saw top seeds cruise, Mardy Fish’s tennis career came to an end that was both wholly fitting and supremely disappointing. Feliciano Lopez will move on to the third round after a match that he probably should have lost. There were no major shake-ups in the draw, which is great for Fish […] READ MORE


Federer Cruises, Fognini Fades on French Open Day 4

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For a recap of today’s women’s action, click here. The fourth day of the 2015 French Open brought us plenty of thrills but few real surprises as we concluded second round play. Roger Federer was untroubled by a tricky opponent and Stan Wawrinka met a slightly tougher test than most expected. Tomas Berdych was cruising […] READ MORE


2015 ATP Rome Masters Round of 16 Preview

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The wheat has been separated from the chaff in Rome, as 16 players remain in the final Masters tournament on clay of the 2015 season, the Internazionali BNL D’Italia. The full round of 16 will be played on Thursday in the Italian capital, and here is a preview of the action. (1)Novak Djokovic vs. (Q)Thomaz […] READ MORE



Nadal’s Slump Continues with Barcelona Defeat

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Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal’s Barcelona campaign came to a dramatic hault on centre court after a surprising 4-6 6-7 loss to Fabio Fognini of Italy, leaving The King of Clay’s confidence issues mounting ahead of the Madrid Masters tournament in two weeks. Nadal clearly wasn’t himself when he stepped out onto a packed centre court […] READ MORE


Rio Open 2015 – Preview

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The Rio Open is a unique event with both the ATP and WTA tour playing on the red clay in the famous city of Rio de Janeiro. The players will battle it out on nine clay courts including the main 6,200 capacity stadium. So who are the top seeds in the ATP and WTA tour […] READ MORE


ATP Apia International Sydney Preview and Predictions

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The Apia International Sydney does not have many flashy names but it should still provide some entertaining tennis and answer some important questions about players before the Australian Open begins. Top Four Seeds: #1 Fabio Fognini, #2 David Goffin #3 Phillip Kohlschreiber, and #4 Julien Benneteau Notable Players: Juan Martin Del Potro, Nicolas Almagro, Vasek Pospisil, and […] READ MORE


Davis Cup Semi-Final Preview

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With the 2014 tennis season soon coming to a close, the latter rounds of the Davis Cup take place with the semi-finals being played over the next weekend. This year’s competition has thrown up some tremendous ties, including three of the four quarter-final ties going down to the final rubber. In the semis, last year’s […] READ MORE


The Fog of Fabio Fognini

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Italy’s Fabio Fognini was true to form on Wednesday; throwing away a match, karate kicking a racquet and quite frankly taking another monumental dump on tennis fans. Fog is a common metaphor in literature for a character having lost their way and it is with the clearing of the fog that they have transformed and […] READ MORE