Nicolas Jarry: Gazing into an Unknown

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When Nicolas Jarry beat Alexander Zverev in the second round of the ATP 500 event in Barcelona this week, 3-6, 7-5, 7-6(5), it was a triumphant moment for a player who has been dogged by inconsistency. The early-spring slump that had dogged Jarry was a distant memory, Nicolas back in the form which saw him […] READ MORE


After Monte Carlo Upsets, Who’s Got Next (Gen) This Clay Season

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It was one thing for World #1 Novak Djokovic to go down, but then for Rafael Nadal to crash out as well– at a tournament he’s won 11 times– the whole thing raises the obvious question of wear-and-tear.  Are the GOATS’ beards getting grey? Is the brutality of red clay and the long, if glamorous […] READ MORE


Why Felix Auger-Aliassime Will Be the Greatest Player of His Generation

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The ATP NextGen are finally looking like serious candidates to threaten the elite of the game. Players like Stefanos Tsitsipas, Denis Shapovalov, Alex de Minaur, and Frances Tiafoe are all inside the world’s Top 30. Sitting just behind them at #33 is Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime. Auger-Aliassime, in my opinion, looks the most likely to have […] READ MORE


ATP Year in Review Rank 11-15 Including Kyle Edmund

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Our review of the individual 2018 ATP seasons for the year end top 50 rolls on with a look at the 11-15 ranking spots. In this group are a crop of rising talents including British #1 Kyle Edmund and Davis Cup champion Borna Coric. You can check out our look at the 16-20 ranked players […] READ MORE


Way Too Early 2019 NextGen Power Rankings

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As the class of 1997 exhausted its eligibility, it’s time to begin speculating about which youngsters will earn their berth for the NextGen Finals 3.0. Based off today’s ranking, the following eight players would be expected to qualify for the event. As of December 16, 2018 Player Country Year of Birth ATP Points Ranking Comments Stefanos Tsitsipas […] READ MORE


There are No Male Grand Slam Champions Under the Age of 30

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For the first time in ATP history, there are no active Grand Slam champions under the age of 30 years old. Thanks to Marin Cilic’s birthday recently, we have gone into uncharted territory on the men’s side of the game. There was once a time when players barely made it into their thirties: Bjorn Borg […] READ MORE


2018 Asian Swing Preview

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Next month sees the start of one of the busiest periods on the ATP calendar, the frantic Asian Swing. With five tournaments being played around Asia within the next month, vital points will be on offer as the race to clinch a spot at the World Tour Finals in November intensifies. Two 250 events will […] READ MORE


Dominic Thiem Proves He Is The Best of The Next Gen

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The genuinely epic US Open quarterfinal between Rafa Nadal and Dominic Thiem, which Nadal eventually won in a fifth set tie-break, proved two things beyond doubt. First, it showed that the US Open is absolutely right to have such fifth set deciders and that the other Majors should follow suit immediately, to prevent a repeat […] READ MORE



Jay Clarke Wins His First Ever ATP Challenger Title in Binghamton

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20-year-old Jay Clarke overcame many obstacles to win the biggest title of his young career so far. The Briton defeated top seeded Australian, Jordan Thompson, 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 after three hours of exceptional baseline tennis. The Binghamton Challenger has proved to be a happy hunting ground for British tennis players in the last fifteen years […] READ MORE