As tennis fans around the world scanned through the Australian Open men’s draw, plenty of matches stood out. Denis Shapovalov vs Jannik Sinner, Grigor Dimitrov vs Marin Cilic, and Kei Nishikori vs Pablo Carreno Busta all are matchups that jump off the page. But, what if I told you there was a matchup between two […] READ MORE
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ATP Year in Review: #16-20, Including Fabio Fognini and Stan Wawrinka
Not too many players moved into the Top 20 this year, which is understandable considering the rankings freeze. Veterans 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
Johnson Makes Wimbledon Fourth Round; Murray Marches On
With day six at Wimbledon at a close we take a look at the winners and losers on Super Saturday. Of course the biggest headlines of the day belong to Sam Querrey. He ousted defending champion Novak Djokovic in four sets, in the shock of the tournament. Johnson Makes First Grand Slam Fourth Round Leaving that match […] READ MORE
Could Steve Johnson be a Surprise Wimbledon Quarterfinalist?
It may have been an uneventful first half of the year for Steve Johnson but he has grabbed the grass court swing by the scruff of the neck and is now looking to make his mark at Wimbledon. No American male has made the quarter-finals at the oldest Grand Slam since Mardy Fish’s 2011 run. […] READ MORE
2016 Wimbledon Men’s Day 3 Panelist Predictions Including Federer vs. Willis
Wimbledon day 3 will roll on, hopefully without rain interrupting, as the top half of the men’s draw participates in second round action. Highlights include the legendary Roger Federer against the ultimate journeyman hero Marcus Willis, Gilles Simon vs. Grigor Dimitrov, David Ferrer vs. grass specialist Nicolas Mahut, Denis Istomin vs. Nicolas Almagro, Marin Cilic […] READ MORE
Best of the 2016 French Open Men's First Round
Forecasted rain could delay the start of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros in Paris, and that would create a flurry of activity to finish the first round matches in a reasonable amount of time. With all that said, there are a handful of intriguing opening round matchups that are worth watching on the men’s […] READ MORE
Is Alexander Zverev the next big thing?
Alexander Zverev made a name for himself by very nearly defeating Rafael Nadal in Indian Wells. The young German had match point against the Spaniard before Nadal came back and won the match. Zverev had the match in his pocket, one point away from the biggest win of his life, and he netted the match […] READ MORE
Are the Youngsters Set to Challenge the Status Quo in 2016?
The upper echelons of men’s tennis looked under little threat from the hot prospects in 2015. But after a season of consolidation or disappointment, we look at how the game's younger talents will be incentivised and come to genuinely challenge tennis’ status quo. It has certainly been a promising start for them in 2016… READ MORE
ATP Stock Watch 2015 Paris Masters
The final full field ATP tournament of the season takes place starting today in Paris on indoor hard courts as all but the ATP top 8 conclude their 2015 season. A host of players have posted solid Fall seasons and appear to have form, and fitness, going into Paris, while others are already ready for […] READ MORE
Where are they now? The Flops and the Revelations of the US Open
The US Open 2015 was a memorable fortnight. Six weeks on, how are the most memorable players performing? The Revelations Benoit Paire – The enigmatic Frenchman stunned Kei Nishikori in Round One of the US Open and reached the last 16, his best ever performance in a Grand Slam. Only a few weeks before, Paire […] READ MORE