Pierre-Hughes Herbert is a Man of Many Talents

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The French certainly know how to put on a show. Whether it’s Gael Monfils’ explosive athleticism, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga’s infectious showmanship, Richard Gasquet’s groundstroke elegeance, or Benoit Paire’s entertaining unpredictability, the French are a popular bunch among tennis fans. As 2016 develops, a new character is forcing his way onto the ever-growing list of crowd-pleasing Frenchmen. […] READ MORE


The Quiet Slump of Serena Williams

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Let’s get one thing straight from the off. When I say Serena Williams is in a slump, I do not mean comparative with the rest of the WTA. She has not had some Bouchard-esk capitulation or a woeful year like Wozniacki. Simply by her own lofty standards, whenever the talismanic player goes seven months without […] READ MORE




Daria Gavrilova: Gaining Ground and Attention

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Daria Gavrilova, just twenty-one years of age, made the most of her time in the sunshine state by defeating the world’s number two ranked player Maria Sharapova in straight sets. It was an impressive and mesmerizing display of raw talent, focused aggression and high-risk play which, if maintained, will continue to pay dividends. Despite her […] READ MORE