Russia banned from sporting events by WADA following failure “to pull a rabbit out of the hat.” Where does this leave Tennis at the 2020 Olympics?

The World Anti Doping Agency have banned Russia from major sporting events for four years. The ban has come after an investigation into Anti-Doping in Russia following an investigation against RADA (Russia Anti-Doping Agency) were deemed non-compliant for manipulating data handed to investigating team in January. Investigators said back in September that they would have... Continue Reading →

Shanghai Showdown ๐Ÿคฏ Bartoliโ€™s back ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป Del Potro set back ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Federer 2023? ๐Ÿง Naomi Osaka ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต or ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ? Bublikโ€™s retirement ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ & more! ๐ŸŽพ

This last week saw the final stint in Asia for the men as they competed in the Shanghai Masters. Some of the WTA stars stayed in Tianjin and some of the women returned to Europe in Linz. So what happened? The question is, what didnโ€™t happen? The week isnโ€™t even over yet! Murray/Fognini dramaโ€ฆ We... Continue Reading →

Olympic Tennis Qualification; How do you qualify? ๐Ÿง Russia await fate ๐Ÿ˜ฌ Thiem is staying at home ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Why Venus might miss out! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

The 2020 Olympics are still a while away. At the end of July the top men and women will head to Tokyo to compete for their country but there are some rules which could cause qualification to be tricky and some issues to overcome. Russia could be expelled from the 2020 Olympics and 2022 World... Continue Reading →

Simona Halep; โ€œChill yearโ€ ๐Ÿ˜Ž Pre-Season break ๐Ÿ Roland Garros defence โŒ Darren coming back? ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป Flag-Bearer ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ A medal will do ๐Ÿ…Horia Tecau ๐ŸŽพ

Simona Halep is having a chill year, you wouldn't have thought it. Wimbledon champion and the holder of the longest residency of active players in the top 10 going back over five years the Romanian has been a bit more chilled this year but that was the plan. Three major final defeats on the bounce... Continue Reading →

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