Novak Djokovic: The Demolition Man Who Destroyed The Tour

Watching Djokovic’s struggles now, let’s #tbt to a time when he seemed unstoppable…

It seemed like yesterday when Novak Djokovic, contesting his 4th Roland Garros final, lost to an on-fire… 830 more words


Can Federer and Nadal dominate at Slams again?

The men’s Australian Open Final was a thing of beauty; contrasting styles evoking a sense of timelessness from the two legends. Rafa, with his physicality and his hefty left-handed topspin forehand has always been Federer’s bane – especially on clay, where the ball bounces up high to the Swiss Maestro’s single-handed backhand and usually draws the error. 813 more words


Yes or No? Should Maria Sharapova get a wildcard into Roland Garros?

Maria Sharapova is a two time former Roland Garros champion, around about this time last year it was announced the former World Number One had failed a drug test. 339 more words


Maria Sharapova: wilderness and wildcards

This clay court season, Maria Sharapova will return from the tennis wilderness. A five-time Grand Slam champion, former World No. 1, and with an enormous off-court profile, she is one of the biggest stars of the game, but will not be welcomed back in the manner we have seen Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal return from injury this season, as hers is an exile steeped in controversy and fault.. 1,238 more words


Trying the French Open instead of Wimbledon

Here in the UK we love watching a bit of tennis in the Summer! Well … normally just those two weeks at Wimbledon and then most of us go back to not knowing that much about tennis for the rest of the year. 688 more words


Wawrinka’s chance to break away from Federer’s shadow?

Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka cruised into the Australian Open semi-finals where he meets compatriot Roger Federer on Thursday January 26 in what’s set to be a fiery Swiss encounter. 669 more words