ATP Cup; 24 teams & 124 players confirmed for Australia

The inaugural ATP Cup will begin in the New Year. Brisbane, Perth and Sydney will host 10 days of incredible tennis as 24 teams battle for one Cup. Who are the teams? Who are in which groups and who is playing? Group A – Brisbane Serbia Novak Djokovic Dusan Lajovic Viktor Troicki Nikola Cacic Nikola Milojevic France Gael Monfils Lucas Pouille Benoit Paire Nicolas Mahut Edouard Roger-Vasselin A few surprise players missing. Expected former Australian Open finalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Nicolas Mahut’s doubles partner Pierre Hugues-Herbert to feature. South Africa Kevin Anderson Lloyd Harris Ruan Roelofse Raven Klaasen Khololwam Chile … Continue reading ATP Cup; 24 teams & 124 players confirmed for Australia

Jamie Murray heaps pressure on the LTA as he delivers at the inaugural Murray Trophy in Glasgow!

Jamie Murray has shown the LTA was giving back is. The seven time Grand Slam champion has set the bar for the LTA to follow with a week of giving back at the Murray trophy in Glasgow. This is a new tournament on the challenger circuit this year and was named after Jamie & Andy Murray in celebration of the brothers achievements. This is pretty much all that has been done by the LTA to capitalise on the success of the brothers which is astounding. An organisation which gets £40 million a year from AELTC (All England Lawn Tennis Club) … Continue reading Jamie Murray heaps pressure on the LTA as he delivers at the inaugural Murray Trophy in Glasgow!

Back with a win; 6-4 6-7 10-5 Andy & Jamie 🇬🇧

Andy and Jamie Murray are back in action with a win! This was the first time the duo have played together for a couple of years and many more years on the tour. The first round opponents for the British pair were French pairing of Nicolás Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vaselin. Most of Nicolas’ success in doubles has come with Pierre Hugues Herbert who is focusing more on singles right now but of course didn’t play doubles with his fellow Frenchman at Wimbledon to play with Andy Murray. That partnership ended in round one but Mahut and Roger-Vaselin made it to … Continue reading Back with a win; 6-4 6-7 10-5 Andy & Jamie 🇬🇧

End of the Road; Murray & Soares partnership ends in Paris

It is the end of the road. A journey that begin just over 3 years ago has come to an end with two Grand Slam titles and a total of ten titles together. There were a few rumours but it has been confirmed that Roland Garros would be Jamie and Bruno’s last tournament together. Following a three set defeat against Sonego and Berrettini their run has come to an end in the first round. Bruno Soares will be linking up with Mate Pavic who is the fourth seed in doubles at Paris currently playing with Oliver Marach. Jamie Murray who … Continue reading End of the Road; Murray & Soares partnership ends in Paris

Jamie & Bruno cruise into semi-finals

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares are safely through to the semi-finals in Monte-Carlo. The third seeds who have needed all three sets so far in their opening two victories down in Monte-Carlo only needed two sets to see off Joao Sousa and Diego Schwartzman who usually play their trade on the singles tour. For the first ten games it was even. There was nothing to separate either teams who held service games easily but you could see that the Schwartzman and Sousa pairing don’t play as much because some balls got left for each other but when Murray and Soares … Continue reading Jamie & Bruno cruise into semi-finals

Jamie & Bruno into the semi-finals at the O2

The only British representative this year in London is Jamie Murray and he and his Brazilian teammate Bruno Soares have qualified for the semi-finals following their straight sets win seeing off Cabal and Farah from Colombia 6-3 6-4 in just over an hour. The match began with an exchange of breaks between the fourth and second seeds but it was Jamie and Bruno who really took control of the match and didn’t really look back at all winning big points and when they managed to get ahead kept that position against the second seeds who are debuting in London this … Continue reading Jamie & Bruno into the semi-finals at the O2

Brit double at the doubles in Acapulco!

Not one but two British players walked away with a Sombrero in Acapulco after title wins for Jamie Murray and Heather Watson. Jamie and Bruno picked up their first title since Queens last year resulting in Jamie’s 20th career doubles title as he and his partner put on a good week in the Mexican heat to secure their first silverware of the season. Heather Watson teamed up with Tatjana Maria for the week in Acapulco and it turned out to be one to remember with them also picking up the women’s doubles title.     Continue reading Brit double at the doubles in Acapulco!