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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

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