Why Elina Svitolina is Still a Contender for Roland Garros

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Elina Svitolina is coming into Roland Garros in Paris with a lot on the line – she is still recovering from injury and uncertainty surrounds her fitness level. Following a four match losing streak, it’s clear that a win would be paramount in order to boost her confidence. However, the Ukrainian can’t be counted out […] READ MORE



‘Walking Wounded’ Caroline Wozniacki Faces Uphill Struggle Ahead of US Open

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Since winning the Australian Open 2018, there is a fierce determination to Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki. A Wozniacki Slam this season was definitely foreseeable. Unfortunately, she has not hit the same heights since January. A Winless, Injury Laden North American Hard-court Season So Far A left knee injury and a strapped shoulder ensured that Caroline Wozniacki […] READ MORE


Without a Trace: Four WTA Players Who ‘Disappeared’ from Tour

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Over the past two years, we have seen many comebacks from players after long breaks. We’ve witnessed the successful returns of Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka from pregnancy, and also Maria Sharapova after being suspended. These players have rapidly rose up the rankings and are almost at their best. However, there have been many other […] READ MORE


Andy Murray Withdrawal from Wimbledon Gives More Recovery Time

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On the eve of the Wimbledon Championships in front of the pro-British crowd, two-time champion Andy Murray has withdrawn from the tournament. At the end of 2017, Murray was forced to have hip surgery to correct a nagging injury. It caused him to miss the US Open, the Australian Open earlier this year and now […] READ MORE


Kvitova Eyeing Previously Unthinkable 3rd Wimbledon Title

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Petra Kvitova has now shown impressive consistency, winning five titles this season, splitting these between two each on clay and hard court and one, so far, on grass. This incorporated a 14-match hard court winning streak and a 13-match clay one. Not bad, considering that on balance – grass is her best surface. Precautionary Injury […] READ MORE



Comeback Comparison: Federer 2017 vs Djokovic 2018

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Both Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic suffered injuries in the past two years that kept them out of the game for an extended period of time. Federer injured his left knee in the fifth set against Milos Raonic in the Wimbledon 2016 semifinals – a match in which he subsequently lost. This match turned out […] READ MORE



Bethanie Mattek-Sands to Make Injury Return in Miami

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Bethanie Mattek-Sands will make her long-awaited return at the Miami Open after being given a singles wildcard. The American suffered one of the most gruesome injuries in recent tennis history at last year’s Wimbledon, forcing her out of the sport. In the second-round against Sorana Cirstea, her knee buckled on a net approach, leaving her […] READ MORE