Comeback Murray power naps into China Open quarter final

Andy Murray credited a pre-match nap with waking up his tennis as the Scot advnced to an injury comeback quarter-final on Wednesday at the China Open., Murray’s Beijing bounce marked the first time in his year-long hip surgery comeback that he has won two consecutive matches. The 32-year-old treble grand Slam champion explained how he beat fatigue to reach the last eight. Murray’s wakeup call resulted in a defeat of fellow Briton Cameron Norrie 7-6(6), […]

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No go for Soeda as Djokovic powers into quarters in Japan Open

Novak Djokovic powered into the quarter-finals to further solidify his Tokyo debut, with the Serb No. 1 putting a stop to hopes of Go Soeda on Wednesday at the Japan Open. The 6-3, 7-5 decision took Djokovic 95 minutes and put him into a  quarter final place for the eighth time from 12 tournaments played this season. The 24-year-old Soeda, ranked 133, now stands a miserable 1-12 at his home event after breaking through this […]

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Serena Williams season over as she pulls plug on Beijing?

Serena Williams seems all but certain to have pulled the plug on her 2019 season, with the 38-year-old withdrawing from the Beijing WTA event which began at the weekend. Williams will likely have some remorse after losing two Grand Slam finals (Wimbledon, and US Open)  and for a second straight year to draw level with the all-time mark of 24 grand Slam singles titles after winning her 23rd in 2017. Williams will be missing from […]

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Why Raonic needed to beat Zverev in Laver Cup

We love the Laver Cup, we think it is a fabulous idea. To see a team of players competing for a common goal is something you rarely see in tennis. You have the Davis/Fed Cups, but they are split across the whole year, which loses some of its appeal. With those sort of competitions, you sometimes end up with players ranked 100+ in the world, who you may never have really heard of, competing against […]

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Djokovic moves to 3rd on ATP list of World Number 1’s

After retiring in the 4th Round of the US Open, and then subsequently losing his title to Rafael Nadal, Djokovic’s position as #1 in the world was put under some pressure. After the US Open, he was sitting only 640 points above Nadal, the closest it has been between these two this year. Luckily for Novak, Nadal hasn’t played any of the 250 ATP events since the US to increase his point total, plus, even […]

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