Were the right seeds sown on the the grass of Wimbledon?

And for another year, it is over. The two week excitement of one of the greatest sporting events of the year is over, and this time it seemed more then ever, there were shocks, surprises and upsets. For years, it seemed like the Wimbledon script had already been basically written, would it be Federer, Murray or Novak holding the Wimbledon Trophy at the end, and which Williams sister would it be in the final? Even […]

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How important is the big serve?

One of the biggest aims for young players in a match is to hit aces. If you can crack balls past your opponent, without them getting a touch, the confidence within you flows. At this years Wimbledon, a tournament considered a haven to the big servers thanks to that precisely trimmed grass, will have one of the fastest servers in the final, after Kevin Anderson, the 6 foot 8 giant shocked everyone by defeating Roger […]

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England (Great Britain) vs Croatia – Is tennis telling us the score?

Tonight England face Croatia in the semi final of the world cup, the first time England have made it this far through the tournament since 1990. Back then Ivan Lendl was world number 1, Croatia wasn’t even a country, and players such as G. Dimitrov, A. Zverev and D. Thiem hadn’t even been born. We wondered if we had a look at matches between Croatian and Engl… sorry British players in recent years, we could […]

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How the mighty have fallen

We are 4 days into Wimbledon, and preparing for the third round matches to begin. The 64 seeded players in the Mens and Women’s Singles events should all technically still be fighting in the competition. However this is clearly not the case. In the 1st round of the Mens these were the seeded players that went out; G. Dimitrov (6), D. Thiem (7), D. Goffin (10), B. Coric (16), J. Sock (18), P. Carreno Busta (20), R. Gasquet (23), F. Krajinovic (28), M. […]

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