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



Carlos Alcaraz Garfia’s Rapid Rise in 2020

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Carlos Alcaraz Garfia made incredible progress in 2020 to highlight his status as one of the brightest young ATP talents. After starting the year at #490 in the ATP rankings, the Spaniard climbed 354 places to reach a career-high position of #136 in October. Alcaraz Garfia ended the year at #141 and as the youngest […] READ MORE



Ten Things To Look Forward To In Tennis In 2021

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Tennis lovers, like everyone else, will be glad to see the back of 2020 and will hope that, especially with mass vaccination against Coronavirus, it will finally be possible to get back to normal, or at least “mormal” (more normal), in 2021. 1.THE RETURN OF FANS Embed from Getty Images There is surely only one […] READ MORE



The Three Best Matches at the ATP Finals in London

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The 02 Arena in London hosted numerous great matches in its 11-year spell as the home of the ATP Finals. The 12 consecutive editions held in London from 2009-2020 is bettered only by the 13 hosted by Madison Square Garden in New York City from 1977-1989. Sustained quality, drama and tightness are all ingredients that […] READ MORE


Roger Federer Unsure of 2021 Australian Open Participation

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20-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer is a major doubt for the 2021 Australian Open, admitting his rehabilitation has taken longer than expected and he is still not at 100%. Speaking at an awards ceremony in Switzerland in which the 39-year-old was honoured with a distinctive prize for being the Best Swiss Male Athlete of […] READ MORE


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


Thiago Seyboth Wild Gets Reality Check

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It was a glorious moment. Casper Ruud mishit the backhand wide and Thiago Seyboth Wild fell to the ground, hands on his head. The 19 year-old Brazilian had won his first ATP Tour title out of nowhere. Seyboth Wild had never and was World No. 182 before the start of the tournament. He had some […] READ MORE