ATP Finals Preview: The Eight Contenders

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

“Playing Nadal is like playing against someone with two forehands.” Former British tennis player Lee Childs on facing a 17-year-old Rafael Nadal

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

What happens after Serena? WTA on the road to success

Although not a Grand Slam, the Indian Wells Masters currently taking place in California is one of nine tournaments just below the four majors in importance. It is also one of only 12 combined events where the ATP meets the WTA. It is those big tournaments where the world simultaneously

Paris Masters: The Last Chance Saloon

This week marks the beginning of the end of one of sport’s most complicated qualification processes. The Paris Masters is the ninth and final ATP Masters 1000 tour event, the third tier of men’s professional tennis behind Grand Slams and the upcoming ATP World Tour Finals.  To backtrack, the ATP (Association of