The long rallies; sly drop shots and heavy topspin are almost upon us. The years’ second Grand Slam is just days away, so it’s time for a preview and for you to openly mock my picks. Continue reading French Open Preview 2019
With the 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 demolition of Rafael Nadal in Sunday night’s Australian Open final the question has surfaced can Novak Djokovic catch and ultimately surpass Roger Federer in Grand Slam tournament wins. Continue reading Can Djokovic pass Federer’s Grand Slam total?
Your liver has been marinating in booze over Christmas and the Ash Barty hype has started to ramp up, which means the Australian Open is just days away and the draw was released only hours ago, so lets deep dive into the first Slam of the year. Continue reading Australian Open Preview 2019
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
This years final Grand Slam is just days away, and as if Davis Cup dramas, on-court serve clocks, the re-awakening of Djokovic and Ivan Lendl jumping back into the coaching ranks aren’t enough storylines I’m sure the next two weeks in New York will keep us entertained. Continue reading US Open Preview 2018
Anderson vs Djokovic
Not sure anyone had Kevin Anderson vs Novak Djokovic as their final two weeks ago before the tournament started but here we are. This will be Anderson’s second Grand Slam final as he lost last year’s US Open final to Nadal, this will be Djokovic’s 22ndGrand Slam final, the Serbian is 12-9 in those finals. Continue reading Wimbledon Mens Final Preview
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
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?
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
Its time to order some strawberries and cream and wash it down with a Pimms and Lemonade, for no other reason that the great big ‘W’ is just days away. Whilst we’re at it lets climb to the top of ‘Murray Mountain’ and long for the day when it used to be called ‘Henman Hill, who always seemed to lose in the semi’s to somebody. Continue reading Wimbledon Preview