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Australian Open Mens Final Preview 2020

Novak Djokovic has won seven Australian Opens; every time the Serbian has made the final he’s won the event. He’ll be playing against a opponent he knows well, the Austrian with the sledgehammer backhand, Dominic Thiem.  Novak leads the head to head 6-4 but Thiem has won the last four out of five, this will be an intriguing match up. Continue reading Australian Open Mens Final Preview 2020

ATP Finals Preview 2018

Djokovic vs Zverev

The 21 year old German ‘next big thing’ vs 5 time ATP Finals Champion Djokovic, it’s the present vs the future.  It’s not an entirely unexpected final but not the Federer vs Djokovic blockbuster the casual tennis fan may have wanted.  They’ve played 3 times with the Serbian leading the head to head 2-1, including a round robin demolition this tournament 6-4, 6-1. Can the German make this a match? Continue reading ATP Finals Preview 2018

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

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?

US Open Preview

US Open Preview (6)

This year’s last Grand Slam is now upon us. On Monday the US Open starts in New York with a ton of storylines looking to unfold. How will the new $150 Million Centre Court roof fare on Arthur Ashe Stadium? Will Djokovic recover from his less than stellar summer? Can Angelique Kerber continue the hot streak? Will the absence of Roger Federer hurt the tournament? Continue reading US Open Preview