Monthly Archive: December 2012

Dec 25

Five tennis things to watch for 2013

Just before the first serves are struck in Noumea and beyond, here are five things that might be worth keeping an eye on in 2013 in the tennis nether regions. 1) ¬†US Open Wars The Australian Open has made a significant play in the fight over players getting more from the Slams, with early exit …

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Dec 17

Five tennis matches of 2012 you might have missed

As 2012 finally descends into the mad scrap for Futures points, it’s time to reflect on some of the more interesting matches of the year that unfolded away from the very top of the game. Enjoy (or be repelled) by the somewhat self indulgent nature of the selections. The obvious absentee is Seppi-Wawrinka in Rome …

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Dec 03

Five Men of the Tennis Year

There were plenty of people with reasons to mark 2012. While Messrs Federer and Murray enjoyed that Grand Slam feeling, there were others, who in a more modest way had things to celebrate, or who’s hard work should be noted. 5) Philipp Marx No-one quite sweated their way through 2012 like German doubles specialist Philipp …

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