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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 [...]

The Return of Maria Sharapova

2018-08-03T06:33:05+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

2018-08-03T06:58:13+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?

2018-08-03T06:57:32+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 [...]

Indian Wells 2017 Preview

2018-08-03T07:02:46+00:00 March 8th, 2017|ATP, Betting Analysis, Masters, Psychology, Results analysis, WTA|

You know you’re in a granite quarter when Verdasco and Johnson look like a pair of ten-a-penny bums. With 3 previous champions who have won 12 of the last 13 titles all lumped together no-one bar Murray is going to progress quietly. The preceding week's action has also been anything [...]

2017 Shuffle-Up (Part I : British Tennis)

2018-08-03T08:35:16+00:00 December 9th, 2016|ATP, Grand Slams, WTA|

In this article  we uncover exactly what's new on the UK front. Changes to the UK grass-court season in 2017: While the cornerstones of the world tennis calendar remained the same in 2016, there was a great deal of expansion into new markets and uncharted landscapes. Sofia, Bulgaria hosted its first [...]