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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Murray faces up to hip op future

Former World No.1 Andy Murray has admitted he faces a full hip replacement once his tennis career is over. Murray told British media yesterday he was aware the hip resurfacing operation he underwent in January was likely to last him only into his 50s. And that he would require a full hip replacement as the original procedure can only be performed once. “There is always a risk in sport,” Murray said. “The prosthesis that I […]

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Kyrgios and Hewitt set for Cup captain clash

Aussie bad boy Nick Kyrgios may hold the ATP Cup fate of longtime critic Lleyton Hewitt in his hands as the new team event gets ready to challenge the Davis Cup for men’s tennis bragging rights. As de facto Aussie team leader by virtue of his top national ranking (27th), the unpredictable Kyrgios is empowered under the rules of the 24-nation, $14 million competition set for January in three Australian cities, to select a team […]

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