After Nadal’s French Open win, Matthew Bowden evaluates whether he really is the Greatest of All Time, and whether can challenge for the Wimbledon title this summer.
Senthur Shanmugarasa reviews the action from this year’s French Open Championship at Roland Garros. A semblance of tennis normality resumed in Paris last Sunday as Rafael Nadal cemented his position as the greatest clay court player in history, capturing his 13th French Open Title. The Spaniard beat Novak Djokovic over 3 sets, with victory putting […]
Print Sport Editor Nick Powell takes a look at the growing debate over whether to hold the remaining tennis Grand Slams of 2020 as Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Dan Evans and Judy Murray were among the many top tennis names to give their opinion on the potential return to play. ‘Selfish’, ‘extreme’, ‘doesn’t […]
When Rafael Nadal overcame Dominic Thiem in straight sets, it saw him clinch an unprecedented 11th French Open title and served to confirm a well-known tennis truth. Rafa is the King of Clay. The French Open is a unique event in that it is the only Grand Slam tournament to use a clay court, and this […]
The Australian Open tournament 2017 symbolised the comeback of the over-30’s, who took centre stage and dominated proceedings. Roger Federer, at the age of 35, won his 18th Grand Slam title against 30-year old Rafael Nadal in a scintillating 5-set thriller. Venus Williams, at the age of 36, became the oldest woman to reach the […]