“The hardest of sports will be asking once again if the game is worth the candle. Quite a few of us who have been involved with it most of our lives share the doubts.”
These are the words of late sportswriter, Hugh McIlvanney, after witnessing the fatal injuries suffered by Welsh
The 2019 Nitto ATP Finals begin in London tomorrow, with the top eight men in tennis set to battle it out for the prestigious, season-ending title.
Staged in the dramatically darkened 02 Arena, the eight-player field will compete for prize money totalling $8 million, with more than $2.7 million awaiting an
It is a common misconception that playing tennis is a strictly physical battle. An examination of one’s skill and prowess against those of an opponent. Whilst this undoubtedly carries some truth, it is the mental side of the sport where the true fight lies for many; a determinant often between
Nineteen grand slam titles. Two Olympic gold medals. A record 35 wins in ATP Tour Masters 1000 finals. Rafael Nadal, now 33, has amassed a staggering 84 titles in his professional career to date; a figure bettered only by great rival Roger Federer.
Often labelled ‘The King of Clay’, the Spaniard