Heather Watson 2019 in Review and 2020 Look-Ahead

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2018 could only go down as an annus horribilis of a season for Britain’s Heather Watson. 2019 mirrors the previous season in large chunks. That said, the Guernsey footwork-based point builder saved her best until last. Watson fell at the final hurdle against Rebecca Peterson in Tianjin in October, just failing to add to her […] READ MORE


Has Johanna Konta become Britain’s new figurehead?

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‘The King is dead! Long live the Queen!’ Andy Murray’s announcement earlier this year that sooner or later he will have to retire because of his ongoing hip problems had left British tennis fans wondering who could possibly fill the giant gap that he will leave behind. Fortunately, Johanna Konta’s Fed Cup heroics suggest that […] READ MORE






Heather Watson and her Season to Move on from

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British #3 is something that will be hard to hear/read for Guernsey’s Heather Watson (ranked #93). Given the set-back of a 2018 season that’s past, the 26-year-old recently lost her British #2 status. World #100 Katie Boulter temporarily claimed this crown, sending out a message to Watson that she needs to up her game in […] READ MORE


Broady Beats Boulter in Battle of Brits to Keep US Open Dream Alive

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Naomi Broady crushed Katie Boulter in the final set of an initially close three set US Open Qualifying 1st round match. The Stockport native could be on her way to salvaging a poor season that’s seen her sink to World #155. Broady secured a confidence-gaining 6-4 4-6 6-1 victory. She showed flashes of the form that […] READ MORE


Britain’s Bright Hope Gabriella Taylor Finding Transition back to Hard Courts Difficult

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Brits Katie Boulter, Harriet Dart, and Johanna Konta all kicked off the North American hard-court circuit with impressive first round WTA victories. Form is temporary, class is permanent–that’s why Gabriella Taylor should not be forgotten, despite bowing out of the $60,000 Lexington, Kentucky event at the hands of world #287 Jessica Pegula, 3-6, 6-7. Three ITF […] READ MORE