2021 French Open Delayed By a Week

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The tournament organisers have taken the decision to delay the start of the 2021 French Open by a week. This is due to ongoing efforts to ensure that the tournament can go ahead as safely as possible. The French Tennis Federation are also hoping to allow as many fans as possible into the grounds and […] READ MORE


Melbourne Epics Should End Calls For Men To Play Three-Setters At Majors

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The 2021 Australian Open Men’s Singles event has produced more epics than an old-time Hollywood studio. In at least four classic five-set encounters, the best male tennis players in the world – including Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Dominic Thiem and Nick Kyrgios (who may not be ranked as highly as the others but […] READ MORE


2021 WTA Tour Players to Watch – Maria Sakkari

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Maria Sakkari has fast become a fan favourite on the WTA Tour. One look at her social media feed shows you just how hard she works to improve her game and, as such, it’s little surprise that she has steadily risen up the ranks on the women’s tour over the last two or three years. […] READ MORE



2021 WTA Tour Players to Watch – Iga Świątek

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New Grand Slam winners have become something of a regular occurrence on the women’s tour. Only Naomi Osaka and Simona Halep have won multiple Grand Slams since 2017. In that time we’ve had seven first time winners. The most recent name added to that list is Iga Świątek. Her victory at Roland Garros in 2020 […] READ MORE



2021 ATP Predictions: Grand Slam, ATP Finals and Olympic Champions

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Following my popular article last year, I will once again be giving my ATP predictions for the upcoming 2021 season. In this article, I shall be giving my predictions on the biggest tournaments of the year (Grand Slams, ATP Finals and Summer Olympics). So without further ado here are my predictions… Australian Open   2020 Final: (2) […] READ MORE


Ten Things To Look Forward To In Tennis In 2021

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Tennis lovers, like everyone else, will be glad to see the back of 2020 and will hope that, especially with mass vaccination against Coronavirus, it will finally be possible to get back to normal, or at least “mormal” (more normal), in 2021. 1.THE RETURN OF FANS Embed from Getty Images There is surely only one […] READ MORE


Ten Terrible Things In Tennis In 2020

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As has become customary in recent years, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back at 2020, beginning with the unfortunate and regrettable events of the year. COVID Embed from Getty Images There are absolutely no prizes for guessing what is No.1 on this list. Indeed, it might have been easier simply to write a […] READ MORE


The best ATP players without a singles title

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Winning a title is a significant goal for all professional tennis players. It is, though, a feat which has alluded a number of established current and former ATP singles players. Former world #25 Julien Benneteau, who retired in 2018, is perhaps the most notable case. The Frenchman failed to win any of the 10 tour-level […] READ MORE