The Greatest: The Men and Women Who Made Tennis. No. 5 – Mike Davies

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Mike Davies might just be the most important figure in tennis history who even tennis fans have never heard of. That is because he wasn’t one of the sport’s great champions, or even one of its greatest broadcasters or writers. Instead, he was an administrator, but he was not just any old administrator. Indeed, he […] READ MORE


What’s a Tennis GOAT, anyways?

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You’ve thought long and hard over this. Some days you couldn’t be more sure. Other days you have no idea. Though one thing is for certain: as a new decade begins, the debate has never been more debatable. Who is the GOAT of men’s tennis? But just one second, ladies and gentlemen of the court. […] READ MORE


The Greatest: The Men and Women Who Made Tennis. No. 3 – Björn Borg

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Björn Borg was the man who made tennis sexy. In the second half of the 1970s, he generated the kind of obsessive fan behaviour, even mania, that tennis had never really seen before. That was not only because of his domination of the men’s game, especially on the utterly contrasting surfaces of Roland Garros and […] READ MORE


Where Does Roger Federer Stand in the Tennis and Sporting Pantheons?

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Last weekend, Roger Federer literally went where no man has gone before, by becoming the first male tennis player to reach the landmark of 20 Major victories. Of course, Federer has achieved many remarkable things before. Only last summer, he became the first man to win eight Wimbledon singles titles, taking him past his own […] READ MORE