Ben Stevens

Roland Garros 2018 Day 3 Preview: Serena Williams Makes her Grand Slam Return

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Just two majors into the new “lucky loser” rule, and we’ve already got a story that’s going to be mighty difficult to top. Originally ninth-alternate for the main draw, a slew of withdrawals meant 28-year-old Marco Trungelliti found himself back...

US Open 2017: Women’s Semifinal Preview

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It’s a strange notion to suggest with Serena Williams on the sideline, but the state of American women’s tennis has rarely looked better. What else can you say when all four semifinalists at the US Open come from the...

US Open 2019 Day 7 Preview: Djokovic, Wawrinka, Konta and Keys in Action

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The match itself might not have lived up to its billing, but still, how cool was that? Naomi Osaka, having just vanquished Coco Gauff under the lights of Arthur Ashe, could've done the normal thing and basked alone in the...

Wimbledon 2019: Day 1 Previews

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There really is nothing like Wimbledon. The birthplace of grand slam tennis, with 133 years of tradition behind it, it is nothing short of the crown jewel of the tennis calendar. Suffice to say, it doesn't need any extra...

2017 BNP Paribas Open: Eight Burning Questions for Indian Wells

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by: Ben Stevens If there’s one bad thing about Grand Slam tennis, it’s that it invariably leaves you wanting more. And while we can only get the real deal four times a year, thankfully there’s some almost-as-good-ness in the coming...

Australian Open 2019 Day 2 Preview: Kyrgios vs. Raonic Popcorn Special

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We think it is. We hope it isn't. However, if that's the last we see of Andy Murray at the Australian Open, it certainly came in a fitting send-off. The literal embodiment of the phrase "walking wounded", Murray probably shouldn't...

Wimbledon 2019 Men’s Singles Final Preview: Djokovic vs. Federer

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A match nearly four years in the making: Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer will once again, contest a grand slam final at Wimbledon 2019. Indeed, as long as it's been since their 2015 US Open final on the calendar, it...

2020 Australian Open Men’s Final Preview: Djokovic vs. Thiem

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They say defeat is a learning experience. While the ecstasy of success can sometimes mask our shortcomings, failure brings them into the light where they belong. In defeat, we get a chance to better ourselves, and yet paradoxically, it...

US Open 2018 Day 1 Preview: Wawrinka, Venus and Shapovalov Lead the Way

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Considering the goings on at the three preceding majors this season, it's safe to say the 2018 US Open has a lot to live up to – and yet with the way the stage is set for this tournament,...

Wimbledon 2018: Women’s Singles Final Preview: Serena Williams vs. Angie Kerber

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A remarkable tournament that has just kept on giving, the question everyone is asking is: what could it possibly have left? In Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber, the hope is "plenty". Two former world number ones, both desperate for another...

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Djokovic Wins Dubai Title; Nadal Captures Acapulco Crown; Ruud Reaches Santigao...

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Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships—Dubai, U.A.E. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic continued his fantastic start to the 2020 season after he dismissed No. 2 seed...