Can Last Brit Standing Cameron Norrie Challenge Rafael Nadal?

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Pity poor Cameron Norrie. He finally gets a match against one of “The Big Three”, in the third round of the Australian Open against Rafael Nadal, only to discover that the latest coronavirus outbreak in Melbourne means that he will face the great Spaniard in an empty stadium. That can only make his task against […] READ MORE



2021 WTA Tour Players to Watch: Sofia Kenin

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Sofia Kenin joined the Grand Slam winners circle with a win at the Australian Open in 2020. Her win came as a surprise to many, but then with Kenin that always seems to be the case. However, her success in Melbourne was no fluke. The young American made the fourth round of the US Open […] READ MORE


How To Make the Australian Open Quarantine More Fair

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As Tennis Australia considers a plea from Novak Djokovic for better treatment of Australian Open players in hard quarantine, the “Happy Slam” needs a happy medium. The Australian public, with a sterling track record managing the pandemic, Naomi Osaka, and Serena Williams–to have the ability to train leading up to the Australian Open when others […] READ MORE


The Australian Open: Embarrassing, Stupid, and Unfair

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By now I’m sure you know the situation in Australia due to COVID: If you don’t live there you can’t visit unless you have citizenship; if your parents or kids are there and you haven’t seen them for God knows how long you still can’t enter. Even if you have citizenship and are re-entering the […] READ MORE



Roger Federer’s Chances of Winning a Major in 2021

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In February 2020, Roger Federer underwent keyhole surgery on his right knee. A few months later, he decided to undergo a second surgery after experiencing a setback in his rehabilitation. This final procedure prompted Federer to sit out the remainder of the season. He was hoping to “take the necessary time to be 100% ready […] READ MORE


The Future Elites of Men’s Tennis

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What separates the very best from the rest?  Something unique, something special? Something which you can eyeball or put a finger on. Pete Sampras had his serve and lithe movement, Andre Agassi with his hawk-like eyesight and return, Marat Safin could blast the ball equally hard from both the forehand and backhand wing, Marcelo Rios […] READ MORE


The best ATP players without a singles title

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Winning a title is a significant goal for all professional tennis players. It is, though, a feat which has alluded a number of established current and former ATP singles players. Former world #25 Julien Benneteau, who retired in 2018, is perhaps the most notable case. The Frenchman failed to win any of the 10 tour-level […] READ MORE


Can Rafael Nadal Overcome His Indoor Record at the ATP Finals?

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With the 2020 ATP Finals underway, many Rafael Nadal fans will have their fingers tightly crossed. They are hoping this is the year he picks up his first title at the year-ending championship. Considered the most important tournament besides the Grand Slams, the ATP Finals is also the biggest title to elude Nadal. The main […] READ MORE