New king of the court

Tweet Daniil Medvedev is about to end Big Four’s 15-year domination on the Association of Tennis Professionals tour. Men’s tennis has been dominated by the Big Four for 15 years now and until July, there wasn’t any signs that it is going to change. Andy Murray has been out of the picture for a while now, but Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic kept controlling the ATP stage. But now they have a reason to worry because Medvedev is in the form of his life and is on his…

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Opinion: The numbers behind Kyle Edmund’s demise

Tweet This time last year, Kyle Edmund was on the brink of breaking into the world’s top ten. He was playing at the European Open in Belgium which turned out to be his first title on the ATP Tour. After beating Gael Monflis in the final, he broke down in tears and ran over to his coach. Fast forward 12 months, he loses his seventh match in a row in the first round of qualifying at the same tournament to the 116th best player in the world, Norbert Gombos. The…

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Andy Murray’s career will be shorter if he continues to play singles

Tweet Before the start of the Australian Open in January, Andy Murray was a broken man. Breaking down in his pre-tournament press conference and admitting that retirement was a real possibility was a major low for British tennis fans. However, he has since made an extraordinary comeback in doubles and now in singles. The bad news for his fans is that his singles career could shorten his career considerably in comparison to if he had chosen to play doubles exclusively. Clearly, doubles is a lot less physically demanding than the…

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Nick Kyrgios: The unprecedented entertainer tennis needs more of

Tweet If you are not a regular fan of tennis and want to be entertained, I have two words – Nick Kyrgios. Standing at 6”4, regularly serving 130+ mph second serves and playing shots 99.9% of tennis players would not even think to play, Kyrgios inherits an abundance of talent and it’s a shame he fails to apply that at a consistent level. The unique, charismatic and heavily controversial character is something the sport lacks and spectators have split opinions on his actions – I find it absolutely brilliant! Kyrgios…

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