Two Defeats In A Week Slow Down The Jannik Sinner Bandwagon

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Jannik Sinner’s rise has been so rapid that it is easy to forget that just two years ago he was preparing to play at the NextGen ATP Finals in Milan. Winning that event, when he was still only 18, catapulted him into the consciousness of the tennis-watching world and the ensuing 24 months have been […] READ MORE


2021 ATP Tour Players to Watch – Dennis Shapovalov

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Denis Shapovalov has been in the discussion over the next great talent on the men’s tour for some time now. He became the youngest player ever to make a semifinal of an ATP Masters 1000 event in 2017. Since then he has been steadily climbing the ranks on the men’s tour. However, the rapid rise […] READ MORE


Why Andrey Rublev is Men’s Tennis’ Most Dangerous Rising Star

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Over the years, the term ‘rising star’ has been thrown around almost every time a young exciting talent emerges on the ATP tour. We have grown accustomed to seeing a handful of young players, nowadays dubbed as the ‘NextGen’, putting together impressive strings of results, which never fails to generate immense excitement around them. Russia’s […] READ MORE


Dominic Thiem Showing the Path to Grand Slam Success

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When Dominic Thiem, now 26, steps on to court to face Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open final, it will be the third time that the Austrian has reached this stage at a Major. By comparison, by the time his opponent had turned 26, Djokovic had claimed six Grand Slam titles and played in a […] READ MORE


Ten Things To Look Forward To In Tennis In The 2020s: Part 2

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Having looked back at both the highlights and lowlights of the last decade, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, now looks ahead to the next decade – the 2020s – and identifies 10 things that we can hopefully look forward to in the future development of tennis. Here are the final five. Serena Williams Matching […] READ MORE