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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2016 – The Year of Andy Murray?

    With the Australian Open just around the corner, Lewis Wright analyses Andy Murray’s chances in the tournament this year, as well as his overall prospects for the coming tennis year. Andy Murray enters 2016 as arguably the greatest player this nation has ever seen, and yet that World Number One spot still eludes him. With

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  • Can Andy Murray Ever Be World Number 1?

    Andy Murray, Britain’s Number 1 and current World Number 2, has been a part of the arguably greatest era in Men’s tennis. But will our greatest tennis player for almost 80 years ever reach that fabled Number 1 spot before his time is up? Has he become the best player never to reach the very

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  • Five Top Noughties Juniors You’ve Never Heard Of

    The likes of Kyle Edmund, Laura Robson and the Broady siblings have perforated the edges of our tennis lives in recent years, with all of them having been born in the mid-to-late nineties and enjoyed successful Junior careers. But another generation of tennis juniors is on the rise: we look at a few of the

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  • Young Guns to Watch in 2016

    2015 – the best ever year for British tennis? Probably not. The hyperbolic tendencies of British journalists are once again in full swing. Davis Cup champions and a female Brit nominated for WTA Most Improved Player (and one who is genuinely showing top 20 form) is nothing to be sniffed at, sure. But whilst there

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