Monthly Archives: September 2016

Team GB’s Davis Cup defence: Where do they go from here?

For all the expectation surrounding a potential first British Davis Cup defence since 1936, Andy Murray and his teammates were ultimately outplayed and outclassed by a tenacious Argentinian squad in Glasgow. Singles wins from Juan Martin del Potro, Guido Pella and Leonardo Mayer sealed Argentina’s passage to November’s final in [...]

2016-10-05T11:50:35+01:00 September 23rd, 2016|Davis Cup|0 Comments

The ‘Big Five’?

Stan Wawrinka’s US Open triumph sent shockwaves through the tennis world. Anyone who witnessed the Men’s Final would have seen Stan’s blistering baseline game simply overpower Djokovic, using his backhand to devastating effect.  Not only were Stan’s physical and technical abilities a joy to behold throughout the tournament, but his [...]

2018-08-03T07:50:58+01:00 September 23rd, 2016|ATP, Results analysis|0 Comments

Can Wawrinka back up US Open success with victory at the St. Petersburg Open?

If Stan Wawrinka is to firmly establish himself within the newly-coined ‘big five’ of tennis as his counterpart Novak Djokovic suggests, the Swiss will need to back up his emphatic triumph at Flushing Meadows last week with victory at the St. Petersburg Open. After falling a set behind in the [...]

2018-08-03T07:49:55+01:00 September 19th, 2016|ATP, Betting Analysis|0 Comments

Davis Cup Semi-final Preview: France bring in Gasquet to Replace injured Tsonga, but will he play?

If the US Open is anything to go by, France’s Davis Cup team appears to be in great shape heading into their semi-final showdown with Croatia. For the first time in 89 years, France had three men’s quarter finalists at the American Grand Slam, but now Davis Cup veteran and World [...]

2018-08-03T07:48:02+01:00 September 14th, 2016|Davis Cup, Results analysis|0 Comments

US Open Men’s Semi-Finals Preview

Tonight in a hot and humid Arthur Ashe Stadium, the remaining four from a main draw pool of 128 take centre stage to book their place in the final of the US Open. In a rerun of the Rogers Cup Masters tournament in Toronto 5 weeks ago the line-up once [...]

2018-08-03T07:46:05+01:00 September 9th, 2016|ATP, Betting Analysis, Results analysis, US Open|0 Comments

US Open 2016 – Women’s Semi-Finals Preview

Serena vs Pliskova The Grand Slam curse on Karolina Pliskova seems to have been lifted this fortnight at Flushing Meadows. The talented Czech player has no fewer than six WTA titles to her name, but before this year's US Open had only reached as far as the 3rd round of [...]

2018-08-03T07:45:03+01:00 September 8th, 2016|Betting Analysis, Results analysis, US Open, WTA|0 Comments

The Crying Game

Win or lose, ATP or WTA, one thing’s for certain: there will be tears It happened at the Olympics this year and at the heat induced emotional US Open; we have bared witness to our athletes getting emotional time and time again.  But why does it happen? And why, now [...]

2018-08-03T07:41:43+01:00 September 8th, 2016|Player behaviour, Psychology|0 Comments

Are you betting on tennis? If not, you could be missing out

Tennis betting has grown by 500% in a decade. Do you know the third most popular sport in the UK when it comes to betting? The answer may surprise you. The first two are well known – football and horseracing – but the third in line is less well known. [...]

2016-09-12T17:26:12+01:00 September 7th, 2016|Betting Analysis|0 Comments

US Open 2016 QF Preview

It was an eventful first week of the 2016 US Open. British interest has been high, what with Konta collapsing, Edmund destroying Isner, Evans coming so close to a huge win vs Wawrinka. We’ve seen Challenger tour journeymen prosper in Chiudinelli, Lorenzi and Marchenko producing career best slam results. Young [...]

2018-08-03T07:39:01+01:00 September 6th, 2016|US Open|0 Comments