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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Brits to Watch at US College in 2016

    Bobby Knight is the founder of collegetennistoday.com, an American blog focused on providing US college updates to collegiate tennis fans and players alike. Knight has a unique knowledge of the collegiate game, and as such is able to provide his insight on the Brits currently studying across the pond. For those interested in following him

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  • The LTA Must Act Now after Britain’s Davis Cup Victory

    After Great Britain won their first Davis Cup for 79 years, engaging millions of Brits in the process, there is simply no excuse for the LTA to not capitalise on that momentum. ‘Golden times for British Tennis’? After a string of astounding performances from the Murrays, James Ward, and Captain Leon Smith to lift the

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  • 10 Reasons it’s Not Easy Being a Famous Tennis Player

    The glitz and glamour of the elite game of tennis is easy to see every year when Wimbledon rolls around: Roger Federer strolling out in his own brand of clothing; friends and family lounging in the royal box; vast amounts of prize money on offer for the champion. But it’s not all sunshine and rainbows

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  • Davis Cup Success Must Be Taken With A Pinch Of Salt

    Imagine Lionel Messi skipping the FIFA World Cup, Lewis Hamilton resting instead of racing the Monte Carlo Grand Prix, or Rory McIlroy deciding that he just didn’t feel competing at the Masters this year. Quite simply, you can’t. These situations are ludicrous – top athletes actively deciding against competing in the premier tournaments of their

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