Sorry Eugenie, But Sharapova Is Fine To Return 

Eugenie Bouchard has made absolutely no secret of what she thinks of Maria Sharapova in the previous weeks.  Sharapova made her return last month, after a 15 month doping ban, at the Stuttgart Open, where she made it to the semi-finals.  Upon her return, Bouchard, in a scathing interview, branded Sharapova a ‘cheat‘ and said…

Is This Murray’s Vive La France?

With Andy Murray breezing into the quarter finals to face a tie against Richard Gasquet, the time has come for him to start dreaming about the possibility of lifting the title at Roland Garros.  Despite being without a coach after his split from Amelie Mauresmo three weeks ago, the 29 year old has enjoyed a pair…

The Fallout Of Sharapova’s Revelations

Maria Sharapova’s recent revelations that she failed a drugs test in January 2016 seems to have pulled the rug out from under the feet of tennis followers everywhere. After a ten year association with melodium, a drug used to help cardiac issues and angina which would have surely blighted her career for the past decade,…

Combustible Kyrgios could be a winner 

Nick Kyrgios brings to the table of tennis as much attention as anyone ever has done over the previous decade. Yet the unquestionable talent of the titanic Greek-Aussie is being overshadowed by his seeming inability to keep his head clear. In an environment when a small lapse in concentration can be the difference between a…

Tennis: Is Rafa finished? 

As the Australian Open kicks off this week, there has already been a few notable knockouts. None more so than Rafael Nadal. His ignominious departure coming at the hands of fellow Spaniard, Fernando Verdasco, in a 5 set epic in Melbourne.  It is the latest, and perhaps most crucial, in a series of failures and…