Dominic Thiem Claims His First Indoor ATP Title in St. Petersburg

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Dominic Thiem produced a ruthless peformance to win the St. Petersburg Open for the first time in his career. The Austrian outplayed Martin Klizan as he raced to a comfortable 6-3 6-1 victory in little over an hour. By becoming the St. Petersburg Open champion, Thiem registers his eleventh career title and first on indoor […] READ MORE


Novak Djokovic in Position to End Year as World No. 1

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Following the announcement from World No. 1 Rafael Nadal that he has withdrawn from the China Open and Shanghai Masters due to a knee injury he sustained at the US Open, Novak Djokovic’s hopes of ending the year as World No. 1 may soon become a reality. Nadal took to Twitter on Wednesday to confirm […] 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


Are We Entering a Third Phase of Djokovic Domination?

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Novak Djokovic at his peak is arguably the most devastating player in the history of the sport. Few names in tennis could live with the Serb at his best, let alone beat him. After reaching the highest of heights in tennis excellence back in early 2016, Novak Djokovic endured a rather tricky spell immediately afterwards–but […] READ MORE


Hyeon Chung Withdraws From Roland Garros with an Ankle Injury

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The tennis world was struck with some devastating news this morning as the popular South Korean star, Hyeon Chung, withdrew from the French Open. The news was somewhat expected, but nonetheless a shock considering Chung was looking to play in Lyon just a week before the start of Roland Garros. The world #20 released a […] READ MORE


Dominic Thiem Silently Enjoying a Great Start to 2018

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When we talk about the players who have been most impressive this year, we talk about the likes of Roger Federer, Caroline Wozniacki, and Simona Halep. No one mentions Dominic Thiem despite his relatively successful start to the season. 13-1 Record Although he has played in three tournaments and a Davis Cup tie, the Austrian […] READ MORE


The Five Finest End-of-Season Men’s Finals

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Famous Five: with the ATP Finals starting this weekend, Martin Keady looks back at the finest finals in the tournament’s history. The ATP Finals, as it is now called, has had many different names and many different formats over the near-half century that it has been in existence (2020 will be the 50th anniversary of […] READ MORE


The Return of David Goffin

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Many tennis fans around the world will be suffering from Wimbledon withdrawal symptoms as the grandest tournament came to an end a couple of days ago. As a result of this lull, some fans may be forgiven for not avidly checking the scores of this weeks tournaments. Nevertheless, there is a heartwarming story this week: […] READ MORE