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Tennis Tuesday – Serena Seals Singapore Title

Roger Federer narrowed the gap between him and the No.1 spot, as Andy Murray and Tommy Robredo battled it out – again. In Singapore, Serena dominated and here is the rest of the tennis news this Tuesday. Winning Week Serena Williams defeated Simona Halep to win her 3rd consecutive WTA Finals title in Singapore, avenging her loss to the Romanian …

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The Changing Nature Of Court Surfaces

With Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic set to contest the French Open Final on Sunday one cannot help but wonder how four players (Federer and Murray) have consistently featured in the Grand Slam finals for the past eight years. In the previous 32 finals (including the 2014 French Open) 22 of the finals have featured two of these players. Only …

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Is Rafa Nadal’s Power Starting to Wane?

It’s French Open time again and, of course, Rafael Nadal is the favourite for the title. But not by much. Tennis commentators and fans have Novak Djokovic as their pick. So, what has changed? Surely, the eight-time champion should be everyone’s first pick. Is Nadal starting to show his age? It sounds really ridiculous! He only turns 28 on June …

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Tennis Tuesday – Roland Garros in Full Swing

The French Open kicked off Sunday afternoon at Roland Garros and already there are upsets, snubs, five-set matches, and Djokovic making a new friend.   Biggest Talking Point Nadal began the defence of his title on Court Suzanne Lenglen, not Philippe Chatrier. The women’s defending champion, Serena Williams, got to play on the main court which makes this snub fairly …

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