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
The Laver Cup this year will be taking place in Geneva, Switzerland and the teams have finally been confirmed. Team Europe has been confirmed for some time but now Team World has just been confirmed and here are the eight players who will be taking part. Team Europe Captain – Bjorn Bjorg Rafael Nadal Roger Federer Dominic Thiem Alex Zverev Fabio Fognini Team World Captain – John McEnroe Kevin Anderson John Isner Milos Raonic Denis Shapovalov As you will notice there are five players for Team Europe and just four players for Team World. It is expected to be filled … Continue reading Laver Cup teams announced!
No one wants to skip a major but for Milos Raonic it might seem like the right thing to do. The right knee is still a problem for the former Wimbledon finalist who we haven’t seen since his straight sets defeat to Kyle Edmund in Miami and now we probably won’t see Milos until Roland Garros. There is a possibility that the 28 year old could turn up at Roland Garros without any clay court tournaments under his belt and with a knee problem jumping from hard to clay and to grass courts make no sense which is why I … Continue reading Madrid ❌ Rome ❌ should Milos skip Roland Garros?
If you need a master class in hitting the inside-in and inside-out forehand than look no further than what Kyle Edmund just did! 6-4 6-4 against Milos Raonic the 12th seed was a good result for Kyle who is the 19th seed in Miami. Kyle sprayed that forehand perfectly throughout the match, the angles he created and the pace and depth he got on the ball time and time again was beautiful execution from the British number one. Image Credit – ATP You can see from the graphic above with ATP TennisTV the positioning of the ball from Edmund’s forehand … Continue reading Forehand firing 🔥 inside-out and inside-in on full show as Kyle Edmund defeats Raonic
Performances don’t get more messy than that. Milos Raonic now has Fabrice Santoro in his team following the departure of Ivanisevic and Fabrice is known for being creative and you could tell that idea was there but Milos was effectively a rabbit in the headlights. I like Raonice and I think Santoro was a good hire but at the same time there needs to be a better plan. At times it was an awkward watch. He’s never been the best at the net but this was far from great from the Canadian who made error after error and if anything … Continue reading Off the hook! Raonic recovers from messy performance in the nick of time!
January and the Australian Open may have been about the achievements of Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic but also some shouting about what Milos Raonic and Lucas Pouille. Milos Raonic has had a tough time, a couple of Wimbledon finals to his name but injuries have not helped over the last couple of years but I think he deserves great credit for his performances in Melbourne. Wins against Kyrgios, Wawrinka, Herbert and Zverev really did start up the conversation again about his chances for the season and where the year could take him. Not only were the wins impressive on … Continue reading No one surprised us in January better than these two, can they keep it going?
In Montreal and Toronto it was a very busy day on Wednesday. Both sites were hit with rain but all men’s matches got completed whereas for the ladies four of them will have to play twice on Thursday as four match are still yet to be completed. What were the stories from the day? Stan the man! If Stan’s tournament does end against Nadal in the next round it will still be considered a success. In his opening two matches he has fought from a set down twice and against Fucsovics he found himself 6-1 down quite quickly but remained … Continue reading Canada round-up! Wawrinka battles 💪🏻 Kiki’s big win 😁 Buzarnescu 🚑Raonic out ❌ Thiem’s unsurprisingly quick exit 🤔