• Andy Murray’s Golden Summer

    Earlier this year men’s world number two Andy Murray lost yet another Grand Slam final in the French Open to his chief nemesis Novak Djokovic – this was becoming a familiar feeling for him. Of course there is no shame in losing to a great champion like Djokovic or...
  • “It is all set up to be a wonderful fortnight in the French capital”: French Open Men’s Singles Preview

    About a month ago, it looked a formality that world number one Novak Djokovic would clinch his first French Open title at Roland Garros this year, and in doing so join an elite group of all-time greats in achieving the Career Grand Slam. However, as a result of the...
  • Varsity victory for UoN Tennis gives them unassailable Super Wednesday lead

    The University of Nottingham (UoN) Tennis Team thrashed the Nottingham Trent University (NTU) Tennis Team by 14 points to 6, giving UoN their 5th Super Wednesday point and an unassailable 5-0 lead. In an exciting, fast-paced format, games would be played to the best of three sets, with the...
  • Sharapova Shocks: What now for the Russian?

    It was news that nobody could have seen coming. Many journalists arrived at Maria Sharapova’s pre-arranged press conference in Los Angeles on Monday night expecting news that she would be taking a break from tennis to heal her persistent injuries, or perhaps announcing her retirement from the sport. What came...
  • Déjà vu Down Under: Australian Open Review

    What was predictable was that Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic would be walking out onto Rod Laver Arena for their respective finals of the 2016 Australian Open. What was less so was that only one of them would leave Australia with the first slam of the year. Djokovic’s obscene...
  • The Davis Cup: Is it really the ‘Tennis World Cup’?

    While Great Britain were gearing up for their first Davis Cup final since 1978, culminating in their first victory since the 1930s, the build-up was somewhat focused on Andy Murray’s decision to play the ATP World Tour Finals the week before. The British number one, who qualified as the...
  • Novak Djokovic CAN beat Roger Federer’s Grand Slam tally

    Roger Federer has won 17 Grand Slam titles, and is widely regarded at the greatest tennis player of all time. World number one Novak Djokovic currently sits on 10 major titles, still some way behind, yet is comfortably the best player on the planet at the moment, and has been...