Ten Terrible Things In Tennis In 2020

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As has become customary in recent years, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back at 2020, beginning with the unfortunate and regrettable events of the year. COVID Embed from Getty Images There are absolutely no prizes for guessing what is No.1 on this list. Indeed, it might have been easier simply to write a […] READ MORE


Rafael Nadal Crushes Novak Djokovic to Equal Grand Slam Record

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It was a match that, on paper at least, promised much. History was at stake for both men, with neither having an inch to give in the race to finish as the ‘greatest of all time‘. Instead, Rafael Nadal struck a shattering blow, crushing his great rival Novak Djokovic to win his 13th French Open […] READ MORE





Men Set for Blockbuster Semifinals

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The final four men are known for this year’s Roland Garros and they are ready to give us some thrilling matches in the semifinals. These four men have given their all in this tournament and are worth to be here. Two familiar names, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, are the heavy favorites to be in […] READ MORE



French Open Semifinal Predictions Including Rafael Nadal vs Diego Schwartzman

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The semifinals of the French Open feature Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic looking to continue their winning streaks against Diego Schwartzman and Stefanos Tsitsipas respectively. Our panel of Yesh Ginsburg, David Gertler, Jim Smith, and Damian Kust offer their predictions. Rafael Nadal vs Diego Schwartzman Embed from Getty Images David: Rafael Nadal had to work […] READ MORE


Novak Djokovic and Pablo Carreno Busta Serve Up a Timely Reminder of the Joys of a Four-Setter

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Best-of-five set tennis has come under a determined assault in recent times. Ignoring the apparent lack of evidence to support their case, a number of former-players and journalists have argued that such long matches are out of step with the interests of the viewing public. Ben Rothenberg, one notably determined critic of the format, recently […] READ MORE


Nadia Podoroska On The Edge Of Grand Slam History

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Arriving at the French Open, Nadia Podoroska had never been past the first round at a Grand Slam. She now finds herself in the semifinals at the French Open. Now, having already equalled her compatriot, Gabriela Sabatini’s runs to the last four in 1985, 1987, 1991 and 1992, she will seek to reach her first […] READ MORE