Over the course of the next couple of weeks 256 players will battle for the Australian Open titles. Out of the 256, 6 of them are Brits so who is playing down under? Kyle Edmund v Dusan Lajovic Kyle had a good week in Hobart making the quarter finals before losing to John Isner in a match where he played the better tennis. The issue for Kyle who is of course a former Australian Open semi-finalist is that Dusan Lajovic is in very good form right now. I would have to say one of the most valuable players during the … Continue reading Brit’s in Melbourne, how will the seven singles players get on?
Jo Konta faces another battle to get to the WTA Finals. In 2016 The Brit missed out by 35 points to Svetlana Kuznetsova with it going down to the wire in Moscow. In 2017 Jo missed out by 185 points for a place in Singapore Now, Jo is close again but it will take some doing. The top eight qualify and Jo has some work to do down in eleventh. Right now Jo is 735 points off Belinda Bencic who currently occupies the last position but has just withdrawn from Osaka. Jo is also 683 points off Elina Svitolina in … Continue reading Having narrowly missed out on the WTA Finals twice before, Jo Konta now faces a tough fight to qualify in a season of inconsistencies
Sunday was not a day of rest at Flushing Meadows. Comebacks, surprises and for some business as usual ahead of the second week of the final major of 2019. Federer’s 56th Major Quarter Final! Quite the record for Roger Federer, he may not have won at Flushing Meadows for 10 years but the former world number one has grown into the tournament. He began with a couple of difficult four set wins but in the last two rounds has bulldozed through Dan Evans and David Goffin to make the second week once again. Next up for Federer is a match … Continue reading Djokovic 🚑 Federer’s 56th QF 🏅 JoKo’s comeback 🤩 Serena’s 99th win ✅ No Barty party 🎉 Wang Qiang’s form 📈 Stan’s still the man 💪🏻 & Medvedev’s still making friends 👀
A trip to Canada always kicks off the hard court season in full swing! The tournaments alternate destinations each year. This year the ladies will be back in Toronto and the men will be in Montreal. The draw is packed with many exciting round one match ups! So let’s take a look… Milos Raonic v Taylor Fritz Taylor is the form player, he has had some great results of late with wins in Nottingham and finalist in Atlanta. Everything has come together for the American whose game does look much more combined now. Raonic is looking for some momentum, he … Continue reading Montreal & Toronto ready for a week of intense battles 🍿🇨🇦
Jo Konta could be on course for a place at the WTA Finals. This isn’t the first time this sentence has been used. Back in 2016 it came down to the day before the cut off point. She began her year with a semi-final run in Melbourne but finished the race a cruel 35 points behind Svetlana Kuznetsova who won the last spot at the final moment. 2017 was a similar story. Semi-finalist at Wimbledon and winner in Miami it was a good year for Jo but once again she missed out on the last spot finishing 9th 185 points … Continue reading Johanna Konta’s form has been great but Shenzhen qualification would sign off a successful year!
New home and one of the biggest prize pots in tennis but as of yet we are yet to have our first qualifier but who is on course for a place in Shenzhen? World number one Ash Barty is on course for a place at the WTA Finals leading the race at the moment with Simona Halep in second following her Wimbledon win and despite not big run at a major Karolina Pliskova also is set for a place there. So, the rest? Petra Kvitova currently occupies fourth place with 500 points more than Bertens in 5th and both should … Continue reading WTA Finals Shenzhen; who is on course for a place at the season ending championships?
On Monday, 16 men and 16 women will battle for a place in the quarter finals. 32 will become 16 but who will be the final eight on both the men’s a women side? Women’s Bottom Half Maybe looking ahead but a guarantee is that we will have a first time Wimbledon finalist! In the bottom half of the draw we have; Elina Svitolina v Petra Martic Karolina Muchova v Karolina Pliskova Simona Halep v Coco Gauff Shuai Zheng v Dayana Yastremska No of the eight players have been to a Wimbledon and now one will. But first, we have … Continue reading Wimbledon; Middle Monday Preview