2021 WTA Tour Players to Watch – Bianca Andreescu

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It might seem strange to include Bianca Andreescu in our 2021 WTA Tour Players to Watch series. After all, she took the tennis world by storm in 2019 culminating her first grand Slam at the US Open. However, she hasn’t been seen since pulling out of the WTA tour finals that year with a knee […] READ MORE


What Next For Laura Robson?

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Is tennis the sport that broke a thousand hips? It must seem like that to British tennis fans, after they learned this week that Laura Robson has followed Andy Murray in having hip problems so severe that she will have to undergo a third hip operation at some point in the near future. Tennis is […] READ MORE


Sara Sorribes Tormo Shows Heart Once Again in Abu Dhabi

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If you watched Sara Sorribes Tormo on match point of her second round win against Bernarda Pera, you would have thought it was early in the first set. Sorribes Tormo was displaying her usual high energy level and fighting spirit. Yet, it was far, far from the beginning of the opening set. Sorribes Tormo was […] 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 Terrific Things In Tennis In 2020

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There wasn’t a lot to enjoy in 2020 in tennis or indeed in general, but, as Martin Keady (our resident tennis historian) reports, there were at least these 10 things. RAFAEL NADAL MAKING IT 20 MAJORS IN 2020 Embed from Getty Images In an utterly imperfect year,  the symmetry of Rafael Nadal’s 13th French Open […] 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 WTA players without a singles title

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Winning a singles title is a much coveted achievement which has alluded established players on both the ATP and WTA Tours. Anna Kournikova is arguably the best WTA player to never win a tour level title. The Russian reached #8 in the world but lost all four singles finals she reached in her short career. […] READ MORE



Jennifer Brady Ready for US Open Run

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In early January of the 2019 season, Jennifer Brady was a relative unknown at World No. 125. The former college star from UCLA had the potential to take over matches with her powerful game, yet struggled with the consistency necessary to compete at the highest level on the WTA Tour, despite some flashes of potential […] READ MORE


Appreciating Anastasia Nefedova’s Exhibition Tennis

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If there’s anything good that has come to the tennis world by the coronavirus pandemic, it’s that us tennis fans have been further exposed to the depth on the WTA and ATP Tours. Names such as Alycia Parks, Felix Corwin, and Liam Draxl, who many might have known much about (if anything at all) have all showcases […] READ MORE