Novak Djokovic: Defeat In Monte Carlo Raises New Dilemna

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After Novak Djokovic’s Monte Carlo defeat to Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, the Serbian made a surprising confession. Famed for his incredible stamina and athleticism, Djokovic stated post-match that he ‘collapsed physically’ during the contest, adding: “I was hanging on the ropes the entire match. I didn’t like the way I felt physically in the third set, I […] READ MORE


State of Clay: Five Things We Learned at the Monte Carlo Masters

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The Monte Carlo Masters marks the traditional start of the European clay-court season, at least on the men’s side of the game. Martin Keady looks back at the last week of action from Monaco, to see what lessons can be learned for the rest of the season on ‘le terre battue’. Five Things We Learned […] READ MORE




What next for Daniil Medvedev?

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Daniil Medvedev has had a stunning last 10 months. From winning just five matches across ten events last spring and summer, he now finds himself ranked within the world’s top 15, having won three titles since August, after what has been a meteoric rise for the young Russian. But whilst the future looks bright for […] READ MORE


Fabio Fognini dethrones the King in Monte Carlo

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In perhaps one of his best ever performances, the often erratic Fabio Fognini dismissed the King of Clay, Rafael Nadal. Admittedly, Nadal didn’t play at the level we’re accustomed to, serving no aces, two double faults and managing just six games. But that should take nothing away from Fognini, who delivered a commanding performance, rifling […] READ MORE