Keys to Alexander Zverev’s success against Novak Djokovic

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Since his Wimbledon debacle, Alexander Zverev is enjoying a dream run on hard courts this season. The 24-year-old German has been in scintillating form. His 16-match winning streak that includes triumphs at the Tokyo Olympics and Cincinnati Masters attest to his rise. No one ever doubted Zverev’s potential, but his performances failed to match his […] 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




Alexander Zverev defeats Novak Djokovic at the Tokyo Olympics

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Alexander Zverev has downed Novak Djokovic in the semifinals of the Olympic Games. He now has the opportunity to play for a gold medal against Russia’s Karen Khachanov. Though it was Zverev’s first appearance at the Olympics, he looked right at home playing for his country on the biggest stage. He had sailed through his […] READ MORE