Monthly Archive: November 2014

Nov 30

Five tennis players facing a defining 2015

While the tennis year of 2014 brought improvement for many, by the same token it also brought disappointment, injury and racket hurling in an expression of impotent rage for others (well, many too.) The sport is nothing if not relentless, and the year long ranking system makes continual demands on its performers. Gilles Muller and Simone Bolelli …

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Nov 24

Five Tennis Men of 2014

So with the year done on the ATP Tour, Challenger circuit and Davis Cup, its time to pick out our (entirely arbitrary) selection of five tennis men of 2014. Here are five tennis players who have add character, a good tale and some presence to the scene at generally, 250 or Challenger level. Whether it’s making …

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Nov 17

Race for the top 100 – Sela sneaks in for now as angst in Andria is guaranteed

With one week to go in the Challenger season, some players are finally sitting pretty knowing they will be part of things in Melbourne at the 2015 Australian Open. Blaz Rola and Dustin Brown produced solid weeks to make sure they can put their feet up after their efforts in Champaign and Brescia. Rola, the …

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Nov 09

The Race for the Top 100 – Groth, Sijsling and Gojowczyk the winners

With so many Challengers taking place over the past week, there was bound to be significant movement in the battle for the top 100. It wasn’t going to take too much for Igor Sijsling and Sam Groth to be certain of their places, as our guaranteed line of 600 annual ranking points will almost certainly prove …

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Nov 03

The Chase for Tennis top 100: Weekly Update 1

While the main ATP Tour takes a pause for breath, the traditional end of season scramble continues in the final weeks of the Challenger Tour for places in the Australian Open main draw and the top 100. With a host of players likely to use protected rankings to enter at Melbourne – Juan Martin Del …

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