Three Best Men’s Players to Never Win the Australian Open

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Winning one of tennis’ four Grand Slam tournaments is the pinnacle of achievement in the sport. The Australian Open (then known as the Australasian Championships) became the last event to be selected as a major tournament by the ILTF (now the ITF) in 1924. The year’s first Major did not always match the French Open, […] READ MORE



Could 2021 be Nick Kyrgios’ Year?

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It has been 11 months since Nick Kyrgios played on the ATP Tour, having last competed in Acapulco in February 2020. He withdrew from all events for the remainder of 2020, following the Tour’s suspension due to the coronavirus. In this time he has slipped to number 46 in the world rankings. With two fellow […] READ MORE


Season Review of ATP Players Ranked #21-30 Including de Minaur, Coric, and Isner

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A look at the players who finished the COVID shortened 2020 ATP season ranked inside the top 30 including the talented Alex de Minaur, Borna Coric, and Felix Auger-Aliassime. #21 Felix Auger-Aliassime Embed from Getty Images Auger-Aliassime went 23-19 in 2020 and showed his promise, reaching three ATP finals on the season. On the downside, […] READ MORE


Ten Terrific Things In Tennis In 2020

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There wasn’t a lot to enjoy in 2020 in tennis or indeed in general, but, as Martin Keady (our resident tennis historian) reports, there were at least these 10 things. RAFAEL NADAL MAKING IT 20 MAJORS IN 2020 Embed from Getty Images In an utterly imperfect year,  the symmetry of Rafael Nadal’s 13th French Open […] READ MORE





What’s a Tennis GOAT, anyways?

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You’ve thought long and hard over this. Some days you couldn’t be more sure. Other days you have no idea. Though one thing is for certain: as a new decade begins, the debate has never been more debatable. Who is the GOAT of men’s tennis? But just one second, ladies and gentlemen of the court. […] READ MORE


Mikael Ymer is So Much More Than a Great Defender Now

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In February twelve months ago, Mikael Ymer still traveled the ATP Challenger Tour. Ranked no. 206 in the ATP Rankings, he was far from being directly accepted into ATP World Tour events. The Swede had been one of the most promising young talents for some time but couldn’t find a way to get through to […] READ MORE