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ITF Sunderland
Glenys Furness - Mar 1, 2022

Today, the International Governing Bodies of Tennis released a statement with their stand on the Russian war in Ukraine. International Tennis takes a stand on Ukraine invasion. Several days into the Ukraine invasion by Russian forces, the International Governing bodies have released a statement and taken a stand. Mounting pressure from Ukrainian players and others, […]


Belinda Bencic Tokyo 2020 Gold
Steen Kirby - Jul 31, 2021

Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic won the biggest title of her career on Saturday, securing the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games gold medal 7-5 2-6 6-3 in two and a half hours over the Czech Republic’s Marketa Vondrousova. Participating in her first Olympic Games, Bencic has a chance to win double gold as she will compete in the […]

Massu Gonzalez 2004 Olympics
Martin Keady - Jul 31, 2021

Ahead of the Olympic Tennis Finals this weekend, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, takes a look back at the history of the Men’s Singles in modern Olympic Tennis. Just as modern tennis is often considered to have begun in 1968, with the start of the Open (or fully professional) era, so modern Olympic tennis […]

Alexander Zverev on court after beating Novak Djokovic.
Jack Edward - Jul 30, 2021

Alexander Zverev has downed Novak Djokovic in the semifinals of the Olympic Games. He now has the opportunity to play for a gold medal against Russia’s Karen Khachanov. Though it was Zverev’s first appearance at the Olympics, he looked right at home playing for his country on the biggest stage. He had sailed through his […]

Novak Djokovic Olympics Tokyo 2020 Backhand
Steen Kirby - Jul 25, 2021

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic and Italy’s Fabio Fognini are among the players hunting for Olympic medals in men’s tennis as round 2 will get underway at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Here is your look at all the action. We also have predictions for matches featuring Daniil Medvedev and John Millman. Fabio Fognini vs Egor Gerasimov […]

Daniil Medvedev ATP Cup 2021 Serve
Steen Kirby - Jul 25, 2021

The first round is behind all of the remaining players at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Tennis tournament. Just four match wins stand away from players and an elusive gold medal. Alexander Zverev, Marin Cilic, and Daniil Medvedev are among the names still alive in round 2, we also have predictions for matches featuring Novak Djokovic […]

Novak Djokovic Serbian Fan
Steen Kirby - Jul 22, 2021

Gold medal favorite Novak Djokovic takes on Hugo Dellien on day 1 of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games. We have predictions for all of the Olympic tennis action, split between four articles. One features Fabio Fognini vs Yuichi Sugita, the second headlines Tennys Sandgren vs Pablo Carreno Busta, and the third features Daniil Medvedev vs […]

Fabio Fognini Davis Cup
Steen Kirby - Jul 22, 2021

Italy’s Fabio Fognini looks to get past home player Yuichi Sugita on day 1 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games, Japan’s own Taro Daniel is also in action. We have predictions for all of the Olympic Tennis, split between four articles. One features Novak Djokovic vs Hugo Dellien, the second headlines Tennys Sandgren vs Pablo […]

Pablo Carreno Busta Davis Cup
Steen Kirby - Jul 22, 2021

Tokyo Olympic Tennis gets underway on Day 1 with action featuring the USA’s Tennys Sandgren vs Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta. We have predictions for all of the Olympic Tennis at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, split between four articles. One features Fabio Fognini vs Yuichi Sugita, the second headlines Novak Djokovic vs Hugo Dellien, and the […]

Daniil Medvedev ATP Cup Russia
Steen Kirby - Jul 22, 2021

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic games get underway with stars like Marin Cilic and Daniil Medvedev in action on day 1. We have predictions for all of the Olympic Tennis, as many ATP players represent their country in competitive match play, split between four articles. One features Fabio Fognini vs Yuichi Sugita, the second headlines Tennys […]

Martin Keady - Jan 30, 2021

Ahead of the ATP Cup next week, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, takes a look at the history of international team tennis tournaments, from the Grandaddy of them all – The Davis Cup – to the newest arrivals, like the ATP Cup itself. Tennis may be the greatest individual sport, but it also has […]

Francesca Jones
Glenys Furness - Jan 17, 2021

Francesca Jones qualified for the 2021 Australian Open in the United Arab Emirates, where the qualifying was held due to COVID-19. The young Brit had been one of the lowest ranked players in qualifying. She only made the event due to other players withdrawing. Jones defeated Lu Jiajing in the final round to book her […]

Clara Tauson
David Gertler - Dec 28, 2020

What were you doing when you were 14 years old? For many, the early teenage years was filled with activities such as video games, pick-up football in the local park, and trips to the mall. However, for 14 year-old Clara Tauson, it was taking down a seasoned pro in a professional tennis tournament. For Tauson […]

David Gertler - Jul 4, 2020

If there’s anything good that has come to the tennis world by the coronavirus pandemic, it’s that us tennis fans have been further exposed to the depth on the WTA and ATP Tours. Names such as Alycia Parks, Felix Corwin, and Liam Draxl, who many might have known much about (if anything at all) have all showcases […]

Huertas del Pino banned by ITF
David Gertler - May 21, 2020

You might not know Arklon Huertas del Pino. The Peruvian currently sits at world #586 in singles and holds the #337 spot in doubles. In other words, he is largely confined to the outskirts of the tennis universe. But with the tennis season suspended thanks to the global coronavirus pandemic, Huertas del Pino found himself […]

Steen Kirby - Apr 22, 2020

The global coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has triggered an unprecedented global economic and sports financial crisis, with the business of sports and pro tennis in worse shape than it’s been since the Second World War engulfed the globe 80 years ago. Tennis professionals below the elite of the elites have been hit hard financially by the […]



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