Tuesday, 23/1/2018 | 1:52 UTC+0
  • Roland Garros 2016: British Hopes Preview

    The tennis world is right in the middle of the rigours of the clay court season and it will culminate at the end of the month in the big one – the French Open at Roland Garros. Great Britain doesn’t have the finest of track records when it comes to this iconic tournament. Sue Barker’s

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  • Has Dan Evans Finally Come of Age?

    Dan Evans has capped off a remarkable 12 months by winning the Taipei ATP challenger event, beating Russian Konstantin Kravchuk. The tournament win is Evans 3rd Challenger level title in the last 9 months, and with it, the Brit has finally secured a lucrative place in top 100 world rankings for the very first time

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  • The Rise of Jamie Murray

    Jamie Murray is set to become the first male Brit in the modern era to hold a World Number One ranking, and it is fair to say that he has done it against the odds. The older Murray brother has, rightly or wrongly, been in the sizeable shadow of his younger brother Andy for some

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  • Elite of College Tennis: The Brits – An Analysis

    Earlier today Universal Tennis posted an article to their blog revealing the top 10 male and female tennis players currently studying at college in the US, ranked according to their Universal Tennis Ratings. Below, we’ll discuss what the graphic means and analyse how our college kids would stack up against players already on the pro

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  • Universal Tennis Rating: The Future of Tennis?

    Tennis worldwide is coming to a crossroads: with the emergence of the Universal Tennis Rating as a widely accepted method of judging a player’s ability, will the UTR eventually replace the need for national or international ranking systems? Or is a definite ranking necessary for the development of the game? And how accurate is the UTR

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  • Karim Najia – the (Multi-National) British Tennis Starlet

    With multiple passports and parents from opposite ends of the globe, 15-year-old Karim Najia has just burst onto the radar of hardcore British Tennis fans with his victory at the Fajr Junior Tournament on Kish Island in Iran, his first title at U18 level. But who exactly is this new British starlet? The young Brit

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  • Should Men and Women Get Paid the Same at Slams?

    In 2007, The Championships at Wimbledon became the last Grand Slam to offer equal prize money for Men and Women, to a host of praise from players and former players alike. But with men often playing up to twice as many minutes as women throughout a Grand Slam stretch, is equal pay really fair? With

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  • Kyle Edmund – Let Down by His Body Again

    After Kyle Edmund suffered another loss as a result of cramp, it is time to ask questions why the 21 year olds’ body has failed him once more. Edmund Feeling the Heat There is little doubt that Britain’s exciting young player can become a star of the future. With a serious degree of confidence for

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  • 2016 – The Continued Rise of Johanna Konta?

    After a breakthrough year in 2015 in which Konta enjoyed immense success, can she push on even further in 2016 and lift that illusive WTA title? Australian Open With freezing temperatures being endured here in the United Kingdom, the story could not be more different ‘down under’ with temperatures continuing to soar. In a sport

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  • Australian Open Draw Preview

    Just like that, the first Grand Slam of the year is here. It seems only yesterday we were sipping champagne and celebrating Britain’s Davis Cup triumph. But that is a thing of the past for our British stars, as all eyes turn to the Australian Open. On Friday morning in Melbourne the draw was made

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