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Wimbledon Preview 2017

Since a white tennis ball was first struck with grace whilst wearing long pants in 1877 and the bearded Spencer Gore became its very first winner ‘The Championship’ has been the premier tennis event around the world. In 1884 Maud Watson won the Ladies Singles, her prize was a Silver Flower Basket, this year the Ladies Champion will win 2.2 Million Pounds, which roughly equals my weekly fuel bill for the Mustang. Continue reading Wimbledon Preview 2017

Margaret Court Arena should stay as Margaret Court Arena

Margaret Court sure knows how to put her foot in it, not just once but multiple times. Opinions are like ‘you know what’, everyone has got one. In this age of Political discourse gone bezerk having an opinion on just about anything can be a dangerous game. On social media you’ll be vilified one way or another, and being on the ‘correct’ side of any issue is in the eye of the keyboard warrior. Continue reading Margaret Court Arena should stay as Margaret Court Arena

Wawrinka v Nadal Preview

There’s one more late night on the cards tennis fans, as Stan Wawrinka will do his best to deny Rafa Nadal a mind bending 10th French Open title starting at 3pm local Paris time. This final matchup isn’t all that surprising, Rafa was expected to come through the bottom half of the draw and hasn’t lost a set whilst demolishing the Djokovic conqueror Dominic Thiem easily in a straight set semi final shellacking, 6-3, 6-4, 6-0. Continue reading Wawrinka v Nadal Preview

Djokovic needs a coach, who could it be?

Before the Masters Series Madrid Novak Djokovic dropped the hammer on coach Marian Vajda, fitness coach Phil Gritsch and physio Miljan Amanovic, an admission the Serbian feels his career is crabbing sideways. After the ejection of Boris Becker late last year the Djokovic team resembles nothing like the one that helped the Monte Carlo resident storm to 12 Grand Slam. Continue reading Djokovic needs a coach, who could it be?

Serena Williams is pregnant, what happens now to Womens Tennis?

Serena Williams inadvertently announced she was pregnant through snapchat the other day, which sent the tennis world dizzy and completely opened up the chances of a myriad of WTA players to win a Grand Slam for at least the rest of the season as Serena ends up with child. Lets check out where the tennis landscape is currently and look at what’s happened the past 5 Slams and who is likely to fill the big void that Serena leaves. Continue reading Serena Williams is pregnant, what happens now to Womens Tennis?

The Federer Resurgence

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At the beginning of the year if I’d told you that even in the backdrop of Andy Murray’s rise to World Number one and Novak Djokovic domination at the Australian Open where he’s won the event 5 out of the last 6 years, that Roger Federer would not only win the Australian Open but also the first Masters Series event of the year in Indian Wells you’d have thought I’d had a kangaroo loose in the top paddock. Continue reading The Federer Resurgence

NRL Season Preview 2017

Its time to raid the wardrobe and break out your footy jersey, the NRL season kicks off on Thursday night with reigning premiers Cronulla taking on the Brisbane Broncos at Shark Park. Its been five months since the Sharks won their maiden Premiership over the Melbourne Storm when in the dying minutes prop Andrew Fifita crashed over for a barnstorming try, then as the clock ticked down the Sharks defense survived for a 14-12 victory. Continue reading NRL Season Preview 2017