Can Daria Kasatkina Return To The Top Ten Of Women’s Tennis?

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Daria Kasatkina is one of the great artists of women’s tennis, a player with multiple shots and skills that stand in direct contrast to the “monogame” of so many other players (both female and male) from Russia and the old Soviet Bloc. Now, four years on from first reaching the top ten of women’s tennis […] READ MORE


Iga Swiatek – Unstoppable?

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Iga Swiatek is dominating the WTA Tour. The 20-year-old has won 23 consecutive matches, which includes four consecutive titles, she looks unstoppable. A second Roland Garros title beckons in June, can anyone stop her? Swiatek became the first woman ever to win the first three 1000 level titles of the season when she swept all […] READ MORE


What is Ashleigh Barty’s Legacy?

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As a sport, tennis has had its fair share of shocks over the last number of years. And last week we had another one, with the sudden retirement of Ashleigh Barty despite being clear number 1. On the “shocks” scale this was quite a big one, superficially up there with Bjorn Borg in 1981 and […] READ MORE



2022 WTA Predictions: the Grand Slams and WTA Finals

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Following my popular article last year, I will once again be giving my WTA predictions for the upcoming 2022 season. In this article, I will be giving my predictions on the biggest tournaments of the year (Grand Slams and WTA Finals). So without further a do, here are my predictions… Australian Open   2021 Final: (3) […] READ MORE


Emma Raducanu Prepares Approach for Next Season

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Emma Raducanu season ended with defeat in Linz. The US Open Grand slam champion was the top seed at the WTA event. However, Raducanu was beaten in the first round. The Brit has been searching for a new coach since parting ways with Andrew Richardson. Since the stunning title win in Flushing Meadows Raducanu has […] READ MORE


Pete Sampras – The Right Hander who Played like a Left Hander

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There were some fantastic matches during the 2021 US Open. One of the stars of the tournament was Leylah Fernandez, who wowed crowds with her crafty game and competitive spirit.  Every match Fernandez was involved in had drama, including the final. The quarterfinal match against Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina caught my eye. However, not for reasons […] READ MORE



Ash Barty Wins First Wimbledon Title, Defeating Karolina Pliskova

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World #1 Ash Barty claimed her second career Grand Slam title and first Wimbledon title, defeating Karolina Pliskova 6-3 6-7(4) 6-3 in a topsy turvy final that went to three sets, a final where both players had opportunities, but in the end the Australian Barty made the most of her chances and came out on […] READ MORE


Paula Badosa Captures Maiden WTA Title At Serbia Ladies Open

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Paula Badosa’s slow but steady progress has finally been rewarded. The Manhattan-born Spaniard won the inaugural WTA Serbia Ladies Open – her maiden tour-level title – after her opponent, Ana Konjuh retired midway through the second set with an injury. In a battle between two 23-year-olds whose career paths had taken completely opposite itineraries, it […] READ MORE