Five Great Changing Of The Guard Battles In Men’s Tennis

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In time, “Madrid 2022” might become short-hand for the type of great, genuinely historic, changing of the guard battle between one era of men’s tennis and another. In becoming the first man ever to beat Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic on consecutive days on clay, Carlos Alcaraz has surely proved that all the hype about […] READ MORE



2021 ATP Tour Players to Watch – Ugo Humbert

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French tennis, in particular men’s French tennis, has been a story of what ifs since the turn of the century. Players like Gael Monfils, Richard Gasquet and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga have shown great promise without ever pushing on and winning big tournaments on a consistent basis. The old guard are nearing the end of their careers now […] READ MORE


2021 ATP Tour Players to Watch: Casper Ruud

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A shortened 2020 season meant that only nine clay court tournaments were played last year. Casper Ruud played in seven of those nine. He made two semifinals and two finals, winning his first tour-level title at the Argentina Open. Those strong clay results allowed him to climb from #53 in the world at the start […] 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



Andy Murray Tests Positive: What it Means for Tennis

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It’s fair to say that the coronavirus had an immense impact on the sporting world in 2020, with leagues and events across every sport being cancelled, postponed or altered to some degree. And whilst we may have left 2020 behind, the virus continues to affect sports in numerous ways. For the fans, it has meant […] 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


ATP Year In Review 6-10 Including Stefanos Tsitsipas and Andrey Rublev

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Our year end review for the 2020 season on the ATP Tour concludes with a look at the players who finished the year ranked 6-10. Matteo Berrettini Italy’s top player Berrettini struggled in 2020 with injuries, and benefited from the ATP’s coronavirus rankings freeze to stay in the top 10 at year’s end. His brief […] READ MORE