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It was interesting yesterday to read some of the responses to Rafael Nadal’s ninth French Open triumph. Whilst there was obviously a large amount of admiration for a man who continues to achieve things that have never before been done in his sport, I also read some comments about how boring it was for a… Continue reading >

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For the first time since Juan Martin Del Potro’s victory over Roger Federer in the 2009 US Open Final, men’s tennis finally has a Grand Slam champion from outside of the group of four players who have dominated the sport for so long. There was no shortage of drama in Melbourne, but also perhaps some… Continue reading >

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Andy Murray will begin the defence of his US Open title next week, and if the draw goes to plan he could be in for a tough couple of weeks. Seeded 3rd after being overtaken by Rafael Nadal following the Spaniard’s latest tournament win at Cincinnati last week, Murray faces the prospect of having to… Continue reading >

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So, not only is Rafael Nadal back, but he’s answered all of those who questioned whether he would ever get back to a position of competing for – and winning – the sport’s top prizes. Such was the seriousness of his most recent injury setback, there were even suggestions, only 6 months ago, of the… Continue reading >

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Congratulations to Andy Murray after winning the Cincinnati Masters title last night. The win, achieved after Novak Djokovic retired midway through the second set, will set Murray up perfectly for another shot at the US Open, which starts next week. Many feel that the New York based tournament represents Murray’s best chance of securing his… Continue reading >

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Unless you were hoping for a British winner, Wimbledon once again failed to let us down. There may have been only few major shocks, but there were plenty of results which would have taken the majority by surprise, and certainly no shortage of drama. Nothing particularly new has been learnt, but a couple of things… Continue reading >

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As expected, the French Open gave us a dramatic couple of weeks of tennis. The women’s competition provided the first ever Chinese Grand Slam champion, in Li Na. In the men’s singles, things seemed no different to so many years of late with Rafa Nadal picking up a sixth title, and Roger Federer yet again the… Continue reading >