UKT Blog

19th April 2019

Stan REALLY is the Man

Stan Wawrinka, once ranked 3rd in the ATP rankings, and holder of 3 grand slam titles, has had a troubling 2 years. After suffering injuries to his knee and back he dropped as low as 263 in the world. He has since climbed back to 36th in the world rankings, with his best result reaching the final of the ATP 500 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in February. View this post on Instagram The runner
Former world No.1 Andy Murray has turned to the fairways in his bid to return action on centre court at Wimbledon this summer. The two-time Wimbledon champion, who had a hip resurfacing operation in January in a last ditch bid to overcome injury posted an image on his instagram account yesterday, with the encouraging words: Played my first round of golf for 6 years yesterday … pain free. Hip resurfacing = (thumbs up)’. Murray has
Six months after that meltdown, Serena Williams may have actually admitted that her controversial and unprecedented US Open finals outburst went well over the top. The former No. 1 whose recent tennis seems to have taken a backseat to motherhood, gave what almost amounted to an apology for her Flushing Meadows boilover which left winning opponent Naomi Osaka in tears on the victory platform. Williams made her “confession” on the Today show in New York, but seemed
To promote the start of the Clay court season, the ATP tweeted a poster image of the 9 best male players in the theme of Netflix’s hit show Stranger Things. To commemorate Federer’s return to the clay after a 3 year absence, the Swiss Maestro was placed front and centre. This did not go down well with the Nadal faithful, who think the ‘King of Clay’ should have been the main man to showcase the
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga put aside bad memories of a qualifying round loss last month in Miami, opening his campaign in Marrakech with a win as he continues a comeback from 2018 knee surgery. The 33-year-old – a one-time world No. 5 – missed more than half last season due to his injury and recovery.. But the Frenchman came out of the blocks fast at the start of the clay season, defeating Cedrik-Marcel Stebe, 6-1, 7-6(3) in the