Grand Slams

Carlos Ramos

Stop blaming Carlos Ramos for applying the rules

A series of unfortunate events occurred in the U.S. Open women's final, which can only be summarised in one simple sentence: please stop blaming umpire Carlos Ramos for applying the rules. First offence: warning for coaching The first of the warnings...
Naomi Osaka

You need not apologise, Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka is a Grand Slam champion. At her first final, the 20-year-old became the first Japanese player, man or woman, to win a Major singles final after a 6-2, 6-4 win over Serena Williams. The 2018 U.S. Open has...
Grand Slams - Anderson vs Isner

Marathon matches at Grand Slams must end

A lot of people have been saying it for a while, and this Wimbledon made everyone repeat it anew: marathon matches at Grand Slams must end once and for all! It is difficult to understand that, after the 70-68 win of...
Serena

Serena Williams’s inspiring Wimbledon run

At only her second Grand Slam appearance since being pregnant, and giving birth, to her daughter, Serena Williams reached no less than the Wimbledon final. A sure sign that she is back in great form, indeed. However, most important...

In-form Angelique Kerber wins her first Wimbledon crown

Two years after losing her first Wimbledon final to the hands of Serena Williams, Angelique Kerber turned things around, as she defeated the American 6-3, 6-3 to claim her first crown at The Championships. In the final, the German played...
Wimbledon - Kevin Anderson

Wimbledon – Surprises and familiar faces in the men’s semis

On Friday, the Wimbledon men's semifinals will be a mixture of familiar faces and surprises. If the bottom half match will feature an old rivalry, the one from the top half will be completely new, at least for one...
Wimbledon - Angelique Kerber

Wimbledon – High quality women’s semifinals

The Wimbledon women's semifinals will be played this Thursday, and needless to say that they promise to be high quality matches. After all, despite the quick and massive exodus of the top 10, the remaining players are respectively seeded...
Leylah Annie Fernandez

A big first for Leylah Annie Fernandez

Before Roehampton, last week, Leylah Annie Fernandez had never played on grass. The 15-year-old Canadian did well in this first time, reaching the round of 16 before making her way to Wimbledon. A nice experience What was Fernandez expecting of that...
Australian Open - Team Djokovic

Australian Open – What to watch on Day 2

Schedule, preview and featured matches for Day 2 at the Australian Open
Australian Open - Belinda Bencic

Australian Open – A flurry of upsets marks Day 1

No less than 11 upsets marked Day 1 at the Australian Open, including three top 10 players