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Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

Last Monday was the twelve-year anniversary of Lleyton Hewitt first crashin on to the tennis stage as world no.1, by by winning the 2001 year-ending ATP Masters Cup in Sydney. In the final he face Sebastien Grosjean of France, whom he dispatched in straight sets 6–3, 6–3, 6–4. Highlights below (20 mins). The Aussie went on … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

The ATP World Tour Finals showcased the brilliance of the world’s best singles players. Amidst all of that the doubles proved to be an entertaining showpiece. Look back on the doubles final below. – Nathan Morley

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

With the season-ending Tour Finals in full swing we look back on an exciting match from the same event in 2009. This one is one of the occasions that Federer did NOT reach the final of the year-ending tournament, being beaten by Nikolay Davydenko in the semi-final, with the Russian going on to be crowned … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

Every so often we are treated to matches of the highest order. This firmly fits into that. There are matches where neither player deserves to lose. I can safely say that this accords with that. In this case, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray, both vying for their first Tour Finals title, battled out an extraordinary … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week: Roger Returns

Classic Match of the Week: Roger Returns

Roger Federer seems to be back into some kind of form after his recent slump, reaching the semi-finals at what is probably considered the most important tournament to him – the Basel Open. He holds many records at the tournament, including: Most singles titles: 5 (2006, 07, 08, 10, 11) Most consecutive singles finals: 3 … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

Andy Murray received his OBE yesterday. Today he has a further honour; featuring in TPFTennis’s Classic Match of the Week! Instead of picking the fantastic Wimbledon final of this year (which will no doubt be featured at a later date), I have decided to pick his quarter-final victory over Fernando Verdasco. Perhaps more overshadowed by … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

Shanghai Masters is the penultimate Masters event of the year and this year, at the time of writing, it has a tasty semi-final line-up of Novak Djokovic V Jo-Wilfred Tsonga and Rafael Nadal V Juan Martin del Potro. Last year produced an excellent final. In fact, it was that good we decided to make it … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

Serena Williams will end the year as the WTA world number one regardless of any further results. She has won three of the four slams this year. To commemorate her guaranteeing a third year as ending as No 1, this week’s Classic is her first Wimbledon triumph –  back in 2002. – Nathan Morley

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

In Great Britain’s next Davis Cup tie they’ll face the USA, who lost their most recent match to Serbia 3-1. The team was Sam Querrey, John Isner and of course the Brian brothers, and personally I can’t see that changing. The last time Britain faced the most successful team in Davis Cup history (although they’re … Continue reading