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


“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


Tankapalooza in Shanghai: Kyrgios Mails it in Against Zverev

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From LastWordOnTennis, by Pablo Mosquera. Days after the biggest title of his career, the Australian goes bananas again Today we witnessed the latest episode of Tankapalooza, featuring Nick Kyrgios. The current #14 in the Emirates ATP Rankings delighted us tennis fans with yet another degrading spectacle. Mischa Zverev barely broke a sweat in a 6-3 […] 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


Why Lucas Pouille is the Best Young Player on Tour

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From LastWordOnTennis, by Niall Clarke. 2016 has proven to be a breakout year for Lucas Pouille. The Frenchman was ranked 78 at the start of the year, but now after back to back Grand Slam quarterfinals and a maiden title in Metz, the 22-year-old sits at 16 in the world with a possibility of ending […] READ MORE



Why Nick Kyrgios Isn’t “Good for the Game”

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Nick Kyrgios is seen by many as a potential future star; whether he turns out to be one is another matter but something I’ve heard often is how he’s “good for the game”, and that annoys me. It annoys me because given how much disrespect he’s shown, there is no reason why a flashy game […] READ MORE