Monthly Archive: April 2016

Apr 14

Tennis in Kosovo Part II: The Past and Future

The challenge of starting tennis, almost from scratch. It’s been quite a test for Kosovo to be able to establish and grow the sport, despite the success of many players from the former Yugoslavia. Think Seles, Ivanisevic, Djokovic and Cilic, all Grand Slam winners. (You’d forgotten Cilic for a second, right?) In the 1990’s, as …

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Apr 07

Kosovo’s Davis Cup Debut – when losing to Liechtenstein isn’t that bad

The European-African Davis Cup Zone III is not always the area where a lifetime’s hopes are reached. The 2016 round robin was held in Estonia, at the Tare Tennis Centre in the capital, Tallinn. But one team really were thrilled to just to be there to take on Liechtenstein, Greece and the hosts. That was …

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