Serbia win the ATP Cup!

It has been an incredible 10 days of tennis. Played across Perth, Brisbane and the final eight coming together in Sydney the new format has proved incredibly popular with fans and players alike with over 220,000 fans attending the event. To begin the day Roberto Bautista Agut extended his winning record to 6-0 for the event with a straight sets win against Dusan Lajovic. Another 100% record was kept as the super impressive Novak Djokovic also boasted a faultless 6-0 record in singles with his 6-2 7-6 domination of Rafael Nadal. It meant the first ATP Cup title would come … Continue reading Serbia win the ATP Cup!

Cuevas cruises past Troicki in Monte Carlo!

Routine doesn’t get more routine than that! Pablo Cuevas quickly secured his place in the second round at Monte-Carlo for the second year running after a pretty solid performance against Victor Troicki didn’t show up. For Troicki this was his first clay court tournament since Roland Garros last year which will be the same for a number of players coming into Monte-Carlo but Cuevas had already played in three clay court tournaments this year so has the practice and a title to his name in Brazil earlier on in the year. Overall you couldn’t have asked for a more solid … Continue reading Cuevas cruises past Troicki in Monte Carlo!

Wimbledon 2016, the story so far…

The first of Wimbledon was full of drama, surprises, shocks and as expected rain but what have been the main talking points at SW19 so far? Gilles Simon’s weather update Well just a couple of games into Gilles’ match against Dimitrov which he subsequently lost the Frenchman was caught on camera giving a little weather update. “It’s raining on grass. That’s amazing. Grass is wet. Over, thank you.” Gilles wasn’t too happy about having to play in these conditions before play was suspended for the day and the Frenchman wasn’t too happy whilst speaking in his press conference. Novak? The … Continue reading Wimbledon 2016, the story so far…

Victor Troicki produces great shot but loses the point…

We have seen quite a few party tricks in Miami thus far from Novak Djokovic and Agnieszka Radwanska and yesterday Victor Troicki joined in on the action yesterday with a volley winner whilst jumping over the net but lost the point… video via YouTube Channel – ATPWorldTour It is clever from Troicki but its shame for him as well he didn’t win the point. At the same time it’s a spectacular volley from David Goffin who got so much top spin on the ball that it bounced back over the net meaning Troicki lost the point as he basically hit … Continue reading Victor Troicki produces great shot but loses the point…

Efficient Troicki defeats ineffective Raonic in Beijing!

Victor Troicki pulled off a slight surprise in Beijing defeated Milos Raonic with a solid and composed performance against the big serving Canadian who offered little threat to the Serbian. I saw most of the match from the mid-way points in the first set onwards and I felt like I was just watching one player. Troicki broke serve twice during the match both times at 4-4 for a 5-4 lead before serving out the match 6-4 6-4 which I think is a score line that flatter Raonic who failed to break Troicki and didn’t even see a break point in … Continue reading Efficient Troicki defeats ineffective Raonic in Beijing!

China Open – Tsonga, Bouchard, Troicki and Comebacks!

It’s been another great day in Beijing, there have been plenty of upsets, surprises, comebacks and an emotional retirement as some of the best in tennis battle in an important week on the tour. Keys completes comeback! After coming through a tough round one match against Kristina Mladenovic who Madison Keys has lost to twice this year on the tour winning in straight sets but today came from a set down to defeat qualifier Kateryna Bondarenko 3-6 6-1 6-0. It’s a good comeback from Keys to go from winning 3 of the first 9 games in the match to go … Continue reading China Open – Tsonga, Bouchard, Troicki and Comebacks!