2021 WTA Tour Players to Watch: Elena Rybakina

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Elena Rybakina has made it known that she wants to break into the top ten on the WTA Tour this year. After an incredible 2020, it’s only right that she sets such lofty goals for herself. The young Kazakh won two tour titles last year and looks like one of the rising stars on the […] READ MORE


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


Match Analysis: Aryna Sabalenka wins Abu Dhabi Open final

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Aryna Sabalenka won the Abu Dhabi Open last Wednesday, defeating Veronika Kudermetova 6-2 6-2 in the final of the WTA 500 event. In doing so, Sabalenka extends several ongoing streaks. She has won 15 matches in a row, picked up her third consecutive title (she also won the Ostrava and Linz Opens) and has not […] READ MORE


Andy Murray Tests Positive: What it Means for Tennis

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It’s fair to say that the coronavirus had an immense impact on the sporting world in 2020, with leagues and events across every sport being cancelled, postponed or altered to some degree. And whilst we may have left 2020 behind, the virus continues to affect sports in numerous ways. For the fans, it has meant […] READ MORE


Strong Field of Players at Abu Dhabi Women’s Tennis Open

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The 2021 WTA season is just around the corner and the players are getting ready for some action. The inaugural Abu Dhabi Women’s Tennis Open will be the first event of the season. It starts on January 5th and ends on January 13th. Despite the global pandemic, tennis will resume with all of the health […] READ MORE


Clara Tauson Handling Expectations Well Heading into 2021

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What were you doing when you were 14 years old? For many, the early teenage years was filled with activities such as video games, pick-up football in the local park, and trips to the mall. However, for 14 year-old Clara Tauson, it was taking down a seasoned pro in a professional tennis tournament. For Tauson […] READ MORE


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

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


WTA Tour Announces 2021 Schedule

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After weeks of discussion behind the scenes with tournaments and players, the schedule for upcoming 2021 season has now been ratified for the first two months – beginning with the ATP tour’s announcement and the WTA following suit. The WTA tour will officially start in the Middle East with the inaugural Abu Dhabi Women’s Tennis […] READ MORE