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Subhadeep Roy - Sep 15, 2022

World No. 14 Matteo Berrettini of Italy beat world No. 29 Borna Coric of Croatia 6-7 6-2 6-1 to ensure Italy’s win the second rubber against Croatia in a Davis Cup tie in Turin on Wednesday. Italy later ensured a 3-2 win over the Croats as Fabio Fognini won the decisive rubber. Italy thus moved […]

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Kiril Anastasov - Jun 25, 2022

This week, I’ve had the great joy of attending the ITF W25 tournament in Prokuplje, Serbia. Far away from the grass courts of Wimbledon, where qualifying was in full swing, young prospects and weathered veterans go toe-to-toe, trying to climb up the WTA rankings. With 60 points and $25,000 at stake, the competition is intense. […]

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Martin Keady - Dec 3, 2021

There are many reasons to dislike the new Davis Cup. Its scheduling at the end of the season inevitably means that many of the best male players do not take part, either through injury or exhaustion; its near invisibility as an event, including minimal broadcast coverage even in major European markets, renders any claim that […]

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Johnny Connell - Dec 1, 2021

The fourth and final quarterfinal matchup of the 2021 Davis Cup Finals looks to be the most lopsided matchup as Russia takes on Sweden in Madrid. The Russians are arguably the strongest team in the draw, boasting four players ranked in the top 30, spearheaded by a pair of top 10 stars in Daniil Medvedev […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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