Crossroads for Stefanos Tsitsipas

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It has been a strange week for Stefanos Tsitsipas at the US Open. In three rounds of tennis, Tsitsipas played two five-set blockbusters lasting over four hours each, sandwiched by a four setter. The way those matches played out and ultimate defeat to Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz leaves Tsitsipas at an undoubted crossroads. Crossroads because 2021 […] READ MORE


A Brief History of Modern Olympic Men’s Tennis

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Ahead of the Olympic Tennis Finals this weekend, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, takes a look back at the history of the Men’s Singles in modern Olympic Tennis. Just as modern tennis is often considered to have begun in 1968, with the start of the Open (or fully professional) era, so modern Olympic tennis […] READ MORE


Daniil Medvedev: An In-Depth Look At His Game

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Daniil Medvedev is a player on the rise. A member of the “NextGen,” Medvedev won his biggest tournament last November at the season ending World Tour finals in London. He also became the first player to defeat the top 3 seeds to win the ATP Finals, which is a great achievement. This year Medvedev has […] READ MORE


The Return Of An Old Tactic For Roger Federer

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World #8 and 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer dismissed Denis Istomin in an hour and thirty-two minutes on Court Philip Chatrier on Monday. The Swiss looked sharp, dominating rallies and making Istomin run from side to side, putting him on constant defense. More so, Federer brought out a new–or perhaps old–tactic from his bag […] READ MORE


Serena Williams & Simona Halep: Tennis Takes it Toll

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Simona Halep and Serena Williams are amongst the tennis players are finding things tough at the moment. Not only have they had to deal with not being able to play due to the coronavirus pandemic, a lot have succumbed to injuries. Serena Williams shoulder The American is currently #7 in the world rankings, and is arguably […] READ MORE



2021 ATP Tour Players to Watch – Dennis Shapovalov

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Denis Shapovalov has been in the discussion over the next great talent on the men’s tour for some time now. He became the youngest player ever to make a semifinal of an ATP Masters 1000 event in 2017. Since then he has been steadily climbing the ranks on the men’s tour. However, the rapid rise […] READ MORE