Tagged with London

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

TPFTennis’ Top 10 Moments in 2012

TPFTennis’ Top 10 Moments in 2012

What a year this has been for tennis, and we, as spectators, have thoroughly enjoyed it. Here’s our top ten moments that we’ve seen, accompanied with highlights just below. 10) Yaroslava Shvedova’s ‘Golden Set’ Having earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records, it simply had to make it onto our list of … Continue reading

Djokovic through to the Final

Djokovic through to the Final

The world number one has reached his first ATP World Tour Finals final in London by beating Juan Martin Del Potro 4-6 6-3 6-2 in two hours and eleven minutes at the O2 Arena. The first set was won by the world number seven, who had came through the round robin group stage in second … Continue reading

It’s almost Semi-Final time in London

It’s almost Semi-Final time in London

The semi-finals are fast approaching at the ATP World Tour Finals with Group A concluding their matches last night. Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray are the players to advance from Group A. Tomas Berdych and Jo-Wilfred Tsonga have missed out on progressign to the semi-finals. Meanwhile in Group B, Wimbledon champion Roger Federer has already … Continue reading

ATP World Tour Finals to remain in London

ATP World Tour Finals to remain in London

It has been revealed that ATP are continuing their partnership for the O2 Arena in London to host the ATP World Tour finals until 2015, after a two year contract extension was signed. Rio de Janeiro attempted to win the deal but couldn’t covince the ATP, with London being close to Paris falling into the … Continue reading

Paris Masters: Djokovic in Second Round Shock!

Paris Masters: Djokovic in Second Round Shock!

World number one Novak Djokovic has been defeated at just the second round at this year’s Paris Masters. American Sam Querry beat the Serb 0-6 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 today. Djokovic amazingly won the first set without dropping a single game. Querry seemed to wake up after that and edged the second set on a tie-break. … Continue reading

Wimbledon Over Winter

Wimbledon Over Winter

From the reports from a Senior Groundsman at Wimbledon, we’ve put together this quick article about what goes on at Wimbledon over the Winter. In the weeks immediately after the end of the Olympics, the courts are re-turfed, the top layer of the court is stripped off, scarified in two directions then they seed, feed and cover. Once … Continue reading