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
Serena vs Osaka
This has been Naomi Osaka’s Grand Slam arrival party, the 20 year old Japanese player has lost only one set all tournament, against an in form Aryna Sabalenka in the 4thround, she has a big game and has learnt how to use it.
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
Williams vs Kerber
This is a final worthy of Wimbledon, one of the best players of all time, Serena, up against a former world number one and two-time Slam winner Angelique Kerber. Let’s talk numbers, Serena will be going for her 24thSingles Grand Slam title which will equal Margaret Court’s record, the American will also be vying for an 8thWimbledon title, which will put her one ahead of German Steffi Graf. Continue reading Wimbledon Ladies Final Preview
It’s winter in Australia, as evidenced by a balmy 17 degrees today in Sydney. You can imagine the nights are getting a tad chilly, down to a low of 7, this essentially means if you’re staying up during the night watching the tennis on the hallowed turf of Wimbledon these next two weeks you’d better be doing it either by the fireplace in the lounge room or under cozy electric blankets in bed. Continue reading Wimbledon Preview 2018
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?
Change can happen fast in tennis. Coming into last years’ Australian Open Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were the overwhelming favorites to win in Melbourne, both having dominated the previous season. Continue reading Australian Open Preview
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
The clay season has been in full swing for a few weeks and now its time for that iconic event in Paris that lights up the European tennis calendar, its Roland Garros. So lets dust the clay off our shoes, order a ‘un café’ and croissant and digest what’s likely to happen at the second Grand Slam of the year. Continue reading French Open Preview