Five Pop-Corn First Round Match-Ups in Dubai

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Tennis fans know it: you don’t even have time to breath after Doha, because it’s already time for Dubai! The two Arabic tournaments are indeed what keeps tennis people warm between the Australian Open and Indian Wells. Each year, they alternate their status of Premier and Premier 5. In 2018, Doha has been a Premier […] READ MORE





How Far can Denis Shapovalov Go at the US Open?

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If you go to the qualifiers of the US Open–or I think, to the qualies of every tennis tournament–you’ll get to see players very well, since court stands are usually quite empty, apart from coaches, families, or some diehard fans. Well, this is definitely not the case if the one who is playing is Denis […] READ MORE


A Day in the Life: the Qualies of the US Open

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When I found out that I would spent the fall semester studying in New York City, my excitement was so high that certainly I wouldn’t succeed in my attempt to describe it with words. When I chose the exact date to move from Italy to my new home, I opted for a date that would […] READ MORE


Caroline Wozniacki Earns First Win Over a World #1

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One year ago, Caroline Wozniacki was struggling to win matches after a season full of injuries that kept her away from the entire clay season. She eventually fell outside the Top #50, and many thought that, probably, times were mature for the Danish player to call it a career. Many, but definitely not the Dane […] READ MORE


Great Wild Cards Light Up WTA Entry Lists

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As every year, after Wimbledon there are some tranquil weeks, with minor tournaments going on, which usually give fans a little opportunity to breathe before the continuum of the season. Indeed, players who reach the second week of the Grand Slam usually skip these tournaments, as they prefer to go on holiday or have a […] READ MORE


Another Indefensible Scheduling Decision at Wimbledon

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Wimbledon’s order of play during the Manic Monday has been enormously criticized. Most people complained about the fact that Murray and Federer played all of their matches on the Centre Court, ending in a big disrespect towards Nadal and Djokovic, relegated on Court 1 for their Round of 16 matches. Others (i.e. myself) find it […] READ MORE


The Fairy Tale of Magdalena Rybarikova

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This year’s Manic Monday gifted fans some utterly entertaining matches, as far as the Ladies’s singles is concerned. Slam Champions facing each other, grass specialists against super in-form players, Race To Singapore Top 10 players battling one another, and much more. Aside from these big matches, on Court 18, an “outsider R16”  took place. Two […] READ MORE