Britain poised for USA challenge

Britain poised for USA challenge

This weekend’s mouth-watering tie on the clay of San Diego is sure to be an interesting watch. The USA, giants of the sport but no longer among the top dogs, entertain Great Britain, back in the Davis Cup World Group. There will be some big-hitting on the clay, which makes for tantalisingly good tie. I, … Continue reading

The Impact of the Australian Open

Rankings Shakeup The 2014 Austrlian Open has set a different tone for the year with huge changes in the rankings, causing champion Stan Wawrinka to jump up to third, while Andy Murray slides down to sixth following his quarter-final exit. Below is the top 8 before and after the tournament. 1. Nadal (13130)     … Continue reading

#AusOpen: Heat, Murray, Fedberg & More

#AusOpen: Heat, Murray, Fedberg & More

After four days of action, I discuss the main talking points of the 2014 Australian Open. Heat Temperatures have soared into the mid 40s. Fortunately, they’re on their way down. I wouldn’t mind a fraction of those temperatures in the rainy UK. I’m always in awe of the unbelievable fitness levels of players but I … Continue reading

The Big Australian Open Preview

The Big Australian Open Preview

Can Nadal overcome Djokovic’s dominance down under?  I think that Novak Djokovic will triumph at this year’s Australian Open. Four times a champion and the winner in each of the last three years, he always produces in Melbourne and I can see that continuing. The draw has been kind to the Serb, another reason for … Continue reading

Becker and Djokovic join forces

Becker and Djokovic join forces

The announcement of Novak Djokovic’s appointment of Boris Becker as head coach sent shock waves crashing through the tennis world. It is one big gamble for the world number two, who is looking to win a fourth consecutive Australian Open. Will it pay off? When Andy Murray hired Ivan Lendl similar shock waves came crashing. … Continue reading