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Time for Some Hard Decisions

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Rafael Nadal’s call for less hard court tournaments is getting plenty of support. It is clear the Spaniard puts his persistent knee troubles down to, at least partly, the damage done by playing… Continue reading

Improving Simon just not Quite There

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World number 13 Gilles Simon is increasingly becoming a good tennis bet to make the finals stages of ATP tournaments after the Frenchman reached his second semi-final berth of the season last month… Continue reading

Serbia Risk Falling at Fed Cup first Hurdle

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Serbia’s Fed Cup team are in danger of crashing out in the opening round of the tournament to Slovakia this weekend after their two star players pulled out with injury. Both Jelena Jankovic… Continue reading

Ferrer could cause ATP Finals upset

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The ATP World Tour Finals may witness a shock champion this year after fourth-seed David Ferrer continued his excellent run of form at the Valencia Open 500 in late October. Much like Petra… Continue reading

Monfils’ Season all but over after Stockholm Exit

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Any hopes Gael Monfils had of regaining some credibility from a frustrating season went out the window on Wednesday after the Frenchman crashed in the early round of the Swedish Open, much to… Continue reading

Murray should have some Fighting Talk

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Britain’s Andy Murray will go into the final Grand Slam of the year, the US Open, this week, but the recent Olympic double medalist is – as ever – not talking up his… Continue reading

Federer could target Brazil

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Roger Federer has refused to rule out the prospect of going for Olympic tennis gold in Rio in four years time. The Swiss ace collected his first Olympic medal at London 2012, but… Continue reading

Azarenka facing US Open fitness fight

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Victoria Azarenka is facing the very real possibility of missing out on the US Open after pulling out of the Montreal Cup and Cincinnati Masters after picking up a worrying knee injury. Azarenka… Continue reading