Sachia Vickery – The American to watch at Wimbledon

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America has long had a tradition of producing world class tennis players. Whether it be the likes of Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, or the Williams sisters, the U.S has always been at the forefront of professional tennis. Of course with such a proud and successful sporting nation comes great expectation. Human nature will dictate that […] READ MORE


Angelique Kerber: Knocking on Top Ten’s Door Once More

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Angelique Kerber’s ascent up the WTA rankings, though steady and newsworthy, paled in comparison to her dramatic fall out of the top ten. Kerber became all too familiar with early round losses over the course of the last two seasons. Kerber achieved a career high ranking of five in the world in October 2012 following her […] READ MORE


Sabine Lisicki: What Have you Done for me Lately?

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Sabine Lisicki, the 25-year-old German power-house, typically let’s her racquet do the talking but for the better part of last season and the one prior, all we heard was silence. She is, and perhaps will remain, consistently unpredictable. In 2009, at the age of 19, Lisicki made the quarters at Wimbledon and won her first […] READ MORE



The Rise of Ajla Tomljanovic

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Twenty-one year old Ajla Tomljanovic is one of many young stars who has emerged from the WTA tour in recent months. It will definitely be worth every tennis fan’s while to watch the Croatian who became an Australian citizen in 2014 as she flies further and further up the rankings. Ranked 453rd in the world […] READ MORE


Karolina Pliskova: Number 13 in the World and Climbing

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Karolina Pliskova, the twenty-two year old Czech and rising star on the WTA tour, is on the verge of breaking into the top ten, having finished the 2014 season ranked 24th in the world. Last week in Dubai at the Duty Free Championships, she defeated Ivanovic, Safarova and Muguruza in a grueling, three hour match […] READ MORE



Garbine Muguruza: Moving up the WTA Rankings

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Garbine Muguruza, the talented, 21-year-old Spaniard, has continued to impress since she upset Serena Williams in the second round at last year’s French Open. Unquestionably, she is a player to watch in 2015. Six-feet-tall with a two-handed backhand, Muguruza plays an aggressive game effectively employing her powerful groundstrokes and serve. Though her favorite surface is […] READ MORE


US Open Tennis: Points to Ponder and Players that Impressed

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Like a roadside circus, US Open tennis rolled into Flushing Meadows, entertaining the masses with an array of acts both predictable and unexpected, while leaving them wanting more upon its departure. Marin Cilic and Serena Williams were not the only winners during this spectacular and heated fortnight; some players distinguished themselves from the rank and […] READ MORE


Grand Slam Qualification: Three Biggest Matches of the Year

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The WTA qualifying draw for the upcoming French Open began today, joining the ATP draw which started yesterday. These draws are usually filled with an interesting mix of young players trying to break through, older players whose rankings have fallen, players returning from injury and players not quite capable enough to get direct acceptance to […] READ MORE