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There is nothing worse than watching an injured tennis player going through the motions. Each miss is greeted with a grimace, and every winner with an exclamation of joy. Yes, it’s confusing, and...

A lot was on the line. Tennis is always about lines and today the line is between two players who are also compatriots. Sam Stosur, the Australian #1 for the last eight years, was playing the pocket-sized...

The Zverev brothers both have a ton of talent, capable of giving the top seeds headaches every time they step on to the court. Misha Zverev had mischief in his eyes from the start as he sized up the Japanese...

Tennis royalty is all over Europe, with big name draws getting ready for Roland Garros. The WTA are playing in Strasbourg, the ATP in Geneva and, there is of course, the French Open on a screen near you...

I have had numerous up-close moments with the legend that is Serena Williams, but usually in a crowded room with 20 or so other journalists. Nonetheless, a seat close enough to have formed some opinions...

The bookies are having a field day and the commentators can’t stop talking about it. The women’s draw at the French open has never been more open. There is no favourite and seemingly everybody...

British tennis has a hero in Sir Andy Murray. It has to be admitted that since becoming world number one Andy Murray has played like anything but. Murray has suffered some surprising losses and he is...

The Wimbledon draw is not yet out, but we now know that Victoria Azarenka’s comeback will start on the grass of SW18. The feisty former world number one has been out of the game since the summer...

The Ukraine born Elina Svitolina is currently number 11 in the world, and has won more matches on tour this year (31) than anyone else and is number one in the race for the end of year championships for...

Novak Djokovic may be the former world number one, but not for a moment did world number 16 and 20 year old Alexander Zverev allow him to play like one. From the start, and in the first game, when Zverev...