US Open

Albert Ramos-Vinolas US Open
Fraser Learmonth - Sep 1, 2021

The 2021 edition of the US Open is in full swing and already proving to be an exciting tournament. 12 seeds in the men’s draw have been eliminated at the time of writing. That’s before the second half of the draw have even finished their second round matches. All Grand Slam matches have the promise […]

Reilly Opelka US Open
Steen Kirby - Sep 1, 2021

Novak Djokovic and Reilly Opelka play their second round US Open matches in New York City as Grand Slam action continues. Anish Joshi and Damian Kust offer predictions for every second round match. Novak Djokovic vs Tallon Griekspoor Embed from Getty Images Anish: By the high standards he sets, Djokovic wasn’t playing well at all […]

Chris Evert, Serena Williams, Martina Navratilova, three of the greatest US Open champion.
Laurie Burnette - Sep 1, 2021

There have been an incredible number of great champions at the US Open. But, just as in the men’s game, only a handful of women in the Open Era have been able to dominate the event and win multiple titles in the trying New York conditions. Here’s a look at these champions in greater detail: […]

Carlos Alcaraz in action on the ATP Challenger Tour
Damian Kust, Editor - Sep 1, 2021

Carlos Alcaraz had barely competed on hard courts prior to this season. He was the semifinalist at M25 Martos back in 2019, then received a wildcard for the Mallorca Challenger and lost in straight sets to Jurij Rodionov. The 2020 season saw him take tour-leading three Challenger titles, but all of these trophies came on […]

Novak Djokovic Australian Open
Manuel Traquete - Sep 1, 2021

Day 2 of the men’s tournament at the US Open saw the beginning of Novak Djokovic’s quest for the Calendar Grand Slam, with a four-set win over teenager Holger Rune. The Serb only needs six more wins now to complete this extraordinary feat. US Open Men’s Day 2 Recap On the plus side Holger Rune […]

Stefanos Tsitsipas in action at the ATP Cincinnati Masters.
Niranjan Deodhar - Aug 31, 2021

Stefanos Tsitsipas’ worst nightmare seemed to be coming true at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday. The 3rd seeded Greek was up against 2012 US Open champion Andy Murray in his tournament opener. In his most recent Grand Slam appearance, at Wimbledon this summer, Tsitsipas was bundled out in straight sets in his opening round against […]

Stefanos Tsitsipas in action at the ATP Cincinnati Masters.
Fraser Learmonth - Aug 31, 2021

Wednesday’s action at Flushing Meadows features several mouth-watering matches for tennis fans across the world. Don’t have time to watch them all but want to know when you should be tuning in? Fear not, I’ve taken the pick of the lot from the men’s and women’s draws and broken down why each match is must-see […]

Kevin Anderson Australian Open
Steen Kirby - Aug 31, 2021

Kevin Anderson vs Diego Schwartzman is a key matchup on day 3 of the 2021 US Open in New York City, Casper Ruud also plays. Anish Joshi, Jack Edward and Damian Kust offer their predictions for every day 3 match. Kevin Anderson vs Diego Schwartzman Embed from Getty Images Damian: Anderson defeated Vesely in 4 […]

Maxime Cressy
Pablo Mosquera - Aug 31, 2021

World No. 151 Maxime Cressy stole the show at the US Open. The French-American pulled off one of the biggest upsets in recent memory as he defeated Olympic Bronze Medalist Pablo Carreno Busta 5-7 4-6 6-1 6-4 7-6(7) in an offensive onslaught that lasted three hours and 31 minutes. Cressy fired 46 aces and saved […]

Grigor Dimitrov US Open 2021
Steen Kirby - Aug 31, 2021

Grigor Dimitrov, Andrey Rublev and Brandon Nakashima play their second round matches at the US Open in New York. Anish Joshi, Jack Edward, and Damian Kust offer all their predictions for second round matches. Andrey Rublev vs Pedro Martinez Embed from Getty Images Anish: Rublev was pretty clinical in his straight-set win over Ivo Karlovic […]

Daniil Medvedev US Open
Steen Kirby - Aug 31, 2021

Second round action gets underway in New York at the US Open with Daniil Medvedev and Dan Evans taking to the court. We have predictions for all the round 2 action with Jack Edward, Yesh Ginsburg, and Anish Joshi offering their perspectives on the matches. Daniil Medvedev vs Dominik Koepfer Embed from Getty Images Jack: […]

Frances Tiafoe Winston Salem 2021
Steen Kirby - Aug 31, 2021

Frances Tiafoe and Stefanos Tsitsipas play their second round matches at the US Open in New York as Grand Slam tennis continues. Our panelists Anish Joshi, Jack Edward, and Damian Kust, offer their predictions for all the matches. Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Adrian Mannarino Embed from Getty Images Jack: What looked like a tough draw for […]

Paula Badosa
Pablo Mosquera - Aug 31, 2021

Paula Badosa, a New Yorker by birth, is in the midst of a career season. At 33 wins and just 13 losses, the Spaniard is currently No. 25 in the Race to Shenzhen and has won at least three matches at Roland Garros, Wimbledon, Tokyo Olympics and Cincinnati. While these results should inspire loads of […]

John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl, two of the greatest US Open players.
Laurie Burnette - Aug 31, 2021

Over the years, the US Open has been seen by some as the most difficult major to win. Mainly due to the conditions, the heat, the raucous crowd, late night matches, planes overhead. Plus, the semifinal and final taking place within 24 hours. As the late commentator Bill Threlfall once observed “only the best players […]

Novak Djokovic, who is attempting to complete the Calendar Grand Slam, consults with his coach.
Damian Kust, Editor - Aug 31, 2021

The 2021 US Open is the eleventh time in history a tennis player arrives in New York with the hopes of winning a Calendar Grand Slam. What was the success rate in the past and how did Djokovic’s “ancestors” fare on their opportunities to make history? 1933 – Jack Crawford, lost in the final to […]

Andy Murray accepts the acclaim of the Centre Court crowd.
Manuel Traquete - Aug 31, 2021

Day 1 at the US Open featured the Round 1 matches of the bottom half of the men’s draw. The day was clearly defined by the epic showdown between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Andy Murray on Arthur Ashe Stadium, but there was plenty of other exciting action going on at Flushing Meadows. US Open Day 1 […]

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Day 4 Amanda Anisimova
Jack Edward - Aug 31, 2021

This Wednesday, Simona Halep and Amanda Anisimova are due to play their fourth match together (2-1 Halep) in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon. Though they’ve played a Grand Slam quarterfinal before (Anisimova won in the 2019 French Open quarterfinals), it feels as though the stakes have never been higher–it’s unclear how much more success Halep can […]

Jan-Lennard Struff
Damian Kust, Editor - Aug 31, 2021

Braunschweig, Germany– While Federico Delbonis and Jan-Lennard Struff had already faced each other in the opening round at a Challenger (Helsinki 2012), neither had played a lot on that circuit in recent years. In fact, the Argentinian last showed up on it at Ismaning 2020, while Struff played Phoenix earlier this year, but before that […]

Taro Daniel French Open
Damian Kust, Editor - Aug 31, 2021

Braunschweig, Germany– Taro Daniel made plenty of headlines earlier this year when he qualified and made the third round at the Australian Open, defeating Andy Murray. Plenty of that came from a much-improved serve, which generated a lot more free points and a higher ace rate. “I definitely changed my approach towards my service game […]

Taylor Fritz Wimbledon R16
Jakub Bobro - Aug 31, 2021

American Taylor Fritz is in the form of his life and playing some incredible tennis, the question is whether it will be enough for him to upset Rafael Nadal in the Wimbledon Quarterfinals. We have predictions for every Quarterfinal match at Wimbledon including Novak Djokovic’s Quarterfinal match. Our panelists take a look at Wednesday’s quarterfinals […]

Novak Djokovic Wimbledon 2022 R16
Steen Kirby - Aug 31, 2021

Jannik Sinner will need to play his best tennis if he’s going to upset Novak Djokovic in the Quarterfinals of Wimbledon 2022. British hope Cameron Norrie has a match with veteran Belgian David Goffin, both players have their hopes up of a surprise semifinal showing. Our panelists predict every match including the set of quarterfinal […]

Hamad Medjedovic was a champion on the Challenger Tour last week.
Damian Kust, Editor - Aug 31, 2021

Despite the first week of Wimbledon, it was still a very busy week on the ATP Challenger Tour. Interesting prospects Hamad Medjedovic and Juan Bautista Torres won their first events. Meanwhile, Constant Lestienne keeps going in a wonderful season, while Facundo Mena proved his altitude clay expertise. Read back on this week’s action: Challenger Tour […]

Simona Halep Wimbledon
Yesh Ginsburg - Aug 31, 2021

All four women’s quarterfinals are set at Wimbledon. Manic Monday might be no more, but the latter rounds of the tournament are still full of intrigue. Can anyone beat Simona Halep? Is Ons Jabeur ready to win a Major? As always, our writers share their thoughts on the quarterfinal matches. Predicting these matches are Jakub […]

Fraser Learmonth - Aug 31, 2021

  Alize Cornet is having quite the season in 2022. The French star made her first Grand Slam appearance at the French Open in 2005. 17 years later she made her first ever Grand Slam quarterfinal at the Australian Open in January. On Sunday she replicated the feat at Wimbledon, toppling world #1 Iga Swiatek […]