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ATP World Tour Finals: Preview

2017-11-10T16:53:02+00:00 November 10th, 2017|ATP, Betting Analysis, Player behaviour, Psychology, Results analysis|

What a difference twelve months can make. Marin Cilic and Dominic Thiem are the only players from the 2016 Finals to have qualified again for 2017. Injuries have plagued a significant number of players at the summit of the ATP rankings, paving the way for no fewer than 4 of [...]

Who we fancy at the ATP Paris Masters

2017-10-28T18:52:28+00:00 October 28th, 2017|ATP, Betting Analysis, Masters, Player behaviour, Psychology, Results analysis|

For those not lying flat out on the rehabilitation bench, Paris Bercy calls. The final stop on the Masters 1000 tour has historically been known as one of the faster indoor hard-court tournaments and previous results have reinforced this. Bomb-droppers of varying effectiveness Jerzy Janowicz (2012), Milos Raonic (2014) and [...]

Wimbledon 2017: preview

2017-07-03T11:30:05+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Betting Analysis, Grand Slams, Player behaviour, Psychology, Results analysis, Uncategorized, Wimbledon|

Considering the ladies’ championships the main talking point and betting focus of any Grand Slam is usually, of course, Serena Williams. Now she is a mother in the making, much like with Roland Garros, Wimbledon betting becomes a little bit like The Grand National. So let's take a look at [...]

RG17: preview

2017-05-27T13:45:23+00:00 May 27th, 2017|ATP, Betting Analysis, Grand Slams, Player behaviour, Psychology, Results analysis, Roland Garros, WTA|

Men’s Tournament: So, what of the The Big Five’s chances? Well these days Roger plays when and where he wants - Roland Garros does not qualify. Murray and Stan have been stuck in 2nd gear for months (although maybe Wawrinka's just hitting form on cue - he's strong favourite to [...]

Musings on Clay, etc

2017-05-22T16:41:31+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|ATP, Betting Analysis, Results analysis, Roland Garros, WTA|

Dan Evans’ foray into the world of the red stuff got us thinking. Are modern players more capable of competing over all courts than their predecessors? Hark back to Spring 2004 and Guillermo Coria had just reached the final at Roland Garros, in the process achieving a new high ATP [...]

The Return of Maria Sharapova

2017-04-25T11:46:18+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Player behaviour, Psychology, WTA|

When a teary-eyed Maria Sharapova confessed to the world’s media that she had failed a drugs test at January’s Australian Open, a return to the court in a professional playing capacity seemed implausible, if not impossible. Sharapova tested positive for meldonium (a substance proven to increase endurance, reduce fatigue and [...]

The Victory Lap

2017-04-10T11:13:18+00:00 April 10th, 2017|ATP, Player behaviour, Psychology, Results analysis, WTA|

Here we take a look at which of our favourite tennis greats could be calling it a day this season. While many of these players could easily go on making decent prize money for seasons to come, let's outline a few reasons why this could/should be the end and offer [...]

Who can stop the Federer Freight Train?

2017-03-30T17:51:36+00:00 March 30th, 2017|ATP, Masters, Player behaviour, Psychology, Results analysis, Uncategorized|

  When Roger Federer, a model of durability throughout his playing career, damaged his knee early in 2016 running a bath for his girls, many feared it was the beginning of the end for the former number one. With no Grand Slam titles since victory over Andy Murray at Wimbledon [...]