Paolo Lorenzi: Impossible to Wear Down

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Paolo Lorenzi will turn 38 in December, which means he’s an age-mate of Feliciano Lopez or Roger Federer. The Italian is through to the third round of the 2019 US Open after getting into the tournament as a lucky loser. Paolo Lorenzi at the US Open Lorenzi lost to Jiri Vesely in the final round […] READ MORE


What Can We Learn From Roger Federer’s Victory over Damir Dzumhur?

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Once again, Roger Federer had to overcome a very slow start to defeat his opponent. In a sloppy first set, Federer committed 17 unforced errors but managed to make adjustments to take the whole match 3-6 6-2 6-3 6-4. What made the difference today between Dzumhur and the 20-time Grand Slam champion and how does […] READ MORE


Can John Millman Pull Off Another Huge US Open Upset?

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On the fourth of September 2018, John Millman captured the biggest scalp of his tennis career. In heavy, humid conditions he managed to get the better of Roger Federer, 3-6 7-5 7-6 7-6. The Australian defended two set points on return in set two, and outlasted the Swiss in over three and a half hours. […] READ MORE


Andy Murray Wins First Singles Match Since January

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The first round of the US Open is underway, but don’t forget that the ATP Tour never sleeps and there are also lower-tier events to keep up with.┬áIn his third singles tournament after having undergone a hip resurfacing surgery, the former world no.1 and 3-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray played his first match on […] READ MORE


Men’s US Open Draw: Winners and Losers; Djokovic Draws Medvedev in QFs

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The draw ceremony for the 2019 US Open is over. The men’s US Open draw is out. Who got lucky and which player is in for a real nightmare? Which star can swiftly move to the latter stages and who will have to overcome in-form opponents? Here are our picks for the biggest winners and […] READ MORE


Serena Williams to Play Maria Sharapova in US Open First Round Match

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The draw for the 2019 US Open is out, and the 8th seed Serena Williams will not be pleased when she discovers her first-round opponent. Maria Sharapova’s comeback from a doping ban has been hampered by various injuries. Each time the Russian starts playing better, something just comes up out of nowhere. Recently, she’s been […] READ MORE


Women’s US Open Draw: Winners and Losers; Serena to face Sharapova

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The women’s 2019 US Open draw is out and we look back on the biggest stars’ projected paths to Grand Slam glory. Who can call themselves lucky and who will have to battle for their place in the tournament from the very first round? Here are our picks: Women’s US Open Draw Child’s Play 1. […] READ MORE


Andy Murray Back on the Challenger Tour After 14 Years

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Andy Murray has started his comeback after a hip resurfacing surgery by playing doubles, including taking a title at the 2019 Fever-Tree Championships at Queen’s Club. After the Rogers Cup, Murray announced that he is done with doubles for now and has started to make his return to the singles tour. The 3-time Grand Slam […] READ MORE


Can the NextGen Finally Prove Themselves at Grand Slam Level?

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Back in the day, players like Mats Wilander, Boris Becker, or Michael Chang made their breakthroughs at Grand Slam level very early, and soon became staple names on the tour for years to come. It’s arguably much tougher in the era of “Big 3/4” dominance. But with the upcoming US Open once again looking pretty […] READ MORE


ATP Cincinnati Semifinal Predictions Including Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev

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Just four men remain in contention at the 2019 Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati. World #1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic will face the in-form Daniil Medvedev and in a rather more surprising semifinal Richard Gasquet will contest his first Masters 1000 semifinal in six years against David Goffin. But who will reach Sunday’s […] READ MORE