Andy Murray can Become World #1–Possibly Next Week

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From LastWordOnTennis, by Yesh Ginsburg. Novak Djokovic is the defending champion at the Paris (Bercy) Masters 1000 event held next week. He may very well need to win that tournament again to retain his World #1 ranking. In a stunning situation that would have been all-but unthinkable to the most ardent of Andy Murray supporters […] READ MORE


Milos Raonic Qualifies for the World Tour FInals

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From LastWordOnTennis, by Jason Fernandes. Starting with a fine win over Roger Federer in the Brisbane Final, 2016 has been a great year for Canadian Milos Raonic. He’s been an Australian Open semi-finalist, Indian Wells finalist, and most importantly of all a Wimbledon finalist. To end the season the World #6, he finds himself part […] READ MORE


“Big Four” Lives on Despite Stan Wawrinka’s US Open Triumph

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From LastWordOnTennis, by Niall Murray Stan Wawrinka did what very few have been able to do in 2016. Defeat Novak Djokovic. Granted the Serb has been off colour since Wimbledon, having struggled with personal issues and an ongoing wrist problem. A Djokovic defeat is rare, but a Grand Slam in which one of the “Big Four” […] 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


Rio 2016: Djokovic, Del Potro to Clash Early

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When the men’s singles draw was released for Rio, the matchup that drew the most attention was current #1 Novak Djokovic against former US Open winner Juan Martin Del Potro. This will be a rematch of their Olympic bronze medal match of the London Games in which Del Potro prevailed 7-5 6-4. Del Potro claims […] READ MORE


Novak Djokovic Made Everyone Look Foolish in Toronto

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As tennis writers we are all privy to it. Exacerbating a story to conjure up a desired narrative. When Novak Djokovic crashed out of Wimbledon to a rampant Sam Querrey everyone was asking the same questions. What does this mean? Is the Novak Djokovic era of dominance over? Where does he go from here? How naïve […] READ MORE



Wimbledon’s Scheduling Is an Unfair Biased Joke

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Wimbledon’s first week has been plagued with rain, so much in fact that the tournament was forced to break tradition for only the 4th time in history by allowing play on the middle Sunday to catch up to schedule. The issue is that you obviously can’t control rain, but what you can control is the […] READ MORE