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USA - Czech Republic (Fed Cup)

Apr 22nd, 2017 at 00:44 Diesel20 on Tennis 0 comments 116 views

With Fed Cup starting today, I decided to make a short preview of the semifinal match between USA and Czech Republic. There were only three different winners since 2004 (Russia, Italy and Czech Republic), but it seems very likely that we are going to see some other team win this year, considering Russia and Italy are already out of the competition and Czech Republic won't play with their strongest team in …

Davis Cup 2017 Quarter-Final Preview

Apr 5th, 2017 at 22:51 undertherobe on Tennis 2 comments 275 views

We’re already a quarter of the way through 2017 and after the first Grand Slam of the season in Australia, and the first two Masters Series events in the United States, we’re at the quarter-final stage of the Davis Cup with some intriguing matchups to look forward to this weekend. Belgium vs Italy Belgium caused one of the upsets of the first round when they eliminated Germany despite the absence the …

Jo Konta - Can she win the Volvo Car Open in Charleston ?

Apr 2nd, 2017 at 12:31 The rabbit on Tennis 0 comments 204 views

Jo Konta has won the Miami Open which is a Premier Mandatory tournament and one of the most prestigious events on the WTA tour and this is Jo's biggest victory of her career so far and she is going to move up to number 7 in the World rankings. Jo has improved a lot in the last 18 months which is partly due to her improved serve and also because …

Miami Open ( WTA ) 2017

Mar 20th, 2017 at 16:20 The rabbit on Tennis 0 comments 250 views

The Miami Open is one of the WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments and it takes place from the 21st March until the 2nd April 2017 on the outdoor hard courts at the Tennis Center, Crandon Park, Key Biscayne, Miami, Florida in the USA. The main court is the Stadium Court which has an octagon shape to it and 12 other courts are also used. The courts are amongst the slowest hard …

Three players to break the Big 4 dominance at Masters level

Mar 8th, 2017 at 23:40 undertherobe on Tennis 2 comments 432 views

When it comes to betting on the Masters events in recent years, there hasn’t been too far to look with 71 of the 81 titles since the start of 2008 being won by one of Novak Djokovic (28 wins), Rafael Nadal (19 wins), Andy Murray (14 wins) or Roger Federer (10 wins). Whilst Nadal and Federer could be perhaps considered in the twilight of their careers, it shouldn’t be lost on …

BNP Paribas Open ( WTA ) 2017

Mar 7th, 2017 at 11:20 The rabbit on Tennis 0 comments 219 views

The BNP Paribas Open is one of the WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments and it is the most attended tennis event in the world after the four Grand Slams. It takes place on the outdoor hard courts from the 8th March until the 19th March 2017 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, Indian Wells, California, USA and it is situated in the Coachella Valley which is a desert valley known for …

Malaysian Open (Kuala Lumpur) WTA preview and tips

Feb 26th, 2017 at 21:24 Diesel20 on Tennis 0 comments 116 views

Malaysian Open is a relatively young tournament, with first edition of the tournament in 2010. The field of players isn't exactly strong this year, considering Svitolina (ranked 13th at the moment, but she will become top10 player in the next rankings update after her win in Dubai), Suarez Navarro (ranked 14th) and Garcia (ranked 24th) are the only players from top50. However, there are some very interesting players to watch …

Alya WTA Malaysian Open 2017

Feb 26th, 2017 at 16:08 The rabbit on Tennis 2 comments 123 views

The Alya WTA Malaysian Open is one of the WTA International tournaments and is taking place from the 27th February until the 5th March 2017 on the hard courts at TPC Kuala Lumpar in Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia. This tournament first took place in 2010 and used to be sponsored until last year by BMW. It is the main tennis tournament held in Malaysia and the defending champion is Elina Svitolina …

Davis Cup 2017 - Great Britain travel to Canada minus the world number one

Feb 1st, 2017 at 21:52 undertherobe on Tennis 1 comments 241 views

Just two months after Argentina’s stunning comeback win over Croatia, the Davis Cup returns with sixteen teams in the World Group hoping to end 2017 by lifting the trophy. The timing of the first round immediately after the Australian Open means that as usual, we have a host of withdrawals with the likes of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka all absent. Another two players absent are Andy Murray and Milos …

Who's going to win The St. Petersburg Ladies Tennis (WTA)?

Jan 31st, 2017 at 23:57 Diesel20 on Tennis 0 comments 114 views

St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy is a WTA Premier tournament and was first held in 2003. However it was just an ITF tournament until last season, when it became the WTA Premier tournament. There are some very good players here this season again and I think several players have a chance of winning this tournament. Last season the tournament was won by Roberta Vinci, who won against Babos today and reached …

Taiwan Open ( WTA ) 2017

Jan 29th, 2017 at 13:08 The rabbit on Tennis 0 comments 115 views

The Taiwan Open is one of the WTA International tournaments and is taking place from the 30th January until the 5th February 2017 on the indoor hard courts at Taipei Arena in Taipei City, Taiwan. This tournament first took place in Kaohsiung in 2016 and has been moved to Taipei from 2017 onwards. Venus Williams won last year when she defeated Misaki Doi by two sets in the final but …

St Petersburg Ladies Trophy ( WTA ) 2017

Jan 29th, 2017 at 11:56 The rabbit on Tennis 0 comments 115 views

The St Petersburg Ladies Trophy is one of the WTA Premier tournaments and is taking place from the 30th January until the 5th February 2017 on the indoor hard courts at Sport Club Dinamo, St Petersburg in Russia. It became a a Premier tournament in 2016 when it replaced Antwerp. The winner of this tournament last year was Roberta Vinci who defeated Belinda Bencic in the final and she is …