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US Open Preview 2021

They should rename this the Novak Djokovic Open as his storyline at this tournament will perhaps be the biggest in tennis in decades, since Steffi Graf won her ‘Golden Slam’ in 1988 and Rod Laver won his second Calendar year Slam in 1969. Only Serena’s chase in 2015 could rival it, but here for the next two weeks, the Serb will get all the headlines, especially without Federer, Rafa or Serena who are all missing due to injuries. Continue reading US Open Preview 2021

French Open Mens Final Preview 2021

Here we have a player who is in the GOAT conversation against a player looking for their first Grand Slam title. It’s Novak Djokovic v Stefanos Tsitsipas for all the glory at Roland Garros  A Sunday final on the red dirt of Paris without Rafa Nadal is talk of heresy, but here we are after Novak played one of the best matches of his career in defeating the 13 time French Open Champion. Continue reading French Open Mens Final Preview 2021

Naomi Osaka wants no part of the media


Tennis and drama are the marriage partners that keep on giving.  Just when you think the status quo can become monotonous, drama says ‘just wait, let me drop this bombshell’, and that’s what Naomi Osaka did this week.  In a social media post the Japanese superstar stated “I’m not going to do any press during Roland Garros”. Continue reading Naomi Osaka wants no part of the media

French Open Preview 2021

The second Grand Slam of the year begins next week, when qualifying matches will get underway at Roland Garros, with main draw starting May 30th. Summer in Paris is the pinnacle of the dirty, dusty clay court season.  The French covid cases have dipped from 35,000 per day a month ago to 14,000, which will allow more fans into the stands. Continue reading French Open Preview 2021