Monday, January 17, 2022

Tournaments

Australian Open 2018 Day 8 Preview: Keys, Djokovic and Pliskova aim for the Quarters

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And so the wait continues. With Nick Kyrgios’ exit on Sunday at the hands of Grigor Dimitrov, the Australian Open will not crown a home-grown singles champion for the fortieth year running. Speaking as an Aussie...

Australian Open 2018 Day 5 Preview: Will it be Tsonga or Kyrgios Under the...

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It’s never easy to be a professional tennis player, but some days are tougher than others. Thursday at the Aussie Open was definitely one of those days. Reaching a scorching 69°C (156.2°F!) at one point...

Australian Open 2018 Day 3 Preview: Shapovalov Looks to Upend Tsonga Once Again

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Guess who’s back, back again. Novak’s back, tell a friend. Well, unless you’re friend is Donald Young, in which case he already knows. One hundred and eighty seven days since Novak Djokovic last played a meaningful...

The Draws are set for Canadians at the 2018 Australian Open

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Montreal, January 11, 2018 – The draw ceremony was held on Wednesday night for the 2018 Australian Open with three Canadians, Eugenie Bouchard (Montreal, QC), Milos Raonic (Thornhill, ON), and Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill,...

Davis Cup 2017 Final: Team Players and Preview

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WORLD GROUP FINAL FRANCE vs. BELGIUM Venue: Stade Pierre Mauroy, Lille, FRA (hard - indoor) Team Nominations France: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Lucas Pouille, Pierre-Hugues Herbert, Nicolas Mahut; Captain: Yannick Noah Belgium: David Goffin, Steve Darcis, Ruben Bemelmans, Arthur De Greef;...

US Open 2017 Day 1 Preview: Sharapova & Shapovalov Aim for Upsets

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Three majors in, 2017 has already been a remarkable year. Between the improbable resurgence of Federer, Nadal and Venus, Serena winning a major while pregnant, Jelena Ostapenko’s arrival, Muguruza’s return to form, the men’s...

ARE WE GOING TO PARTY LIKE IT’S 2007?

Rewind back a decade ago to 2007. It was the year when Roger was the four time defending champion and he went on to win his fifth Wimbledon, thus equalling Björn Borg’s record five consecutive...

Wimbledon 2017: Day 9 Women’s Quarterfinals Previews

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Wow. That’s all you need to say to sum-up both Monday at Wimbledon and its best match, Gilles Muller’s 15-13 fifth set victory over two-time champion Rafael Nadal. To say Muller’s win was unexpected would be...

Wimbledon 2017: Men’s and Women’s Draw Preview and Analysis

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Wimbledon, the year’s third major championship, commences on Monday and, as always, there are a number of fascinating story-lines heading into the tournament. Can Federer continue his dream season by capturing an historic eighth...

Djokovic advances in Eastbourne Opener; Ferrer Upset in Antalya

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Aegon International—Eastbourne, Great Britain Second-round results: (1) Novak Djokovic Defeats Vasek Pospisil 64 63 Donald Young Defeats USA Jared Donaldson 64 75 First-round results: Daniil Medvedev Defeats (5) Sam Querrey 63 75 (7) Richard Gasquet Defeats Frances Tiafoe 57 76(4)...

Contact Point

Kokkinakis Wins Maiden Title in Adelaide; Karatsev Defeats Murray for Sydney...

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Adelaide International 2—Adelaide, Australia Hometown hero Thanasi Kokkinakis claimed his maiden ATP Tour title on Saturday in Adelaide, Australia, defeating Arthur Rinderknech 6-7(6), 7-6(5) 6-3....