Tag Archive: Alejandro Gonzalez

Dec 19

Five Tennis Players facing a big 2016

As some rise into the top 100 – yes, we mean you, Inigo Cervantes¬†–¬†others, inevitably, disappear down the rankings on the ATP Tour. The replenishing and renewal of tennis talent base is one of the sport’s fascinations, along with the unmerciful number cruching of the rankings computer. If you win matches, you make progress. Lose …

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Jan 12

Australian Open: Qualifiers Aiming to Shine

The Australian Open, for reasons of global pretension, or out of some pan-continental obligation, or a desire for car company sponsors, likes to call itself the Grand Slam of the Asia-Pacific. So it might have been met with a sense of joy that two Asian players came through the qualifiers to make the main draw. …

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Nov 17

Race to Australia: Mayervellous for Gonzo watchers and the last chance saloon

It was a great week for some of South America’s best in the race for Australian Open places. After a season that’s seen him both spend time out with injury and play for Argentina in Davis Cup, Leonardo Mayer needed to win the Guayaquil Challenger in Ecuador to get himself back into the top 100. …

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Nov 13

Challenger Tour Finals: It almost all ends in Sao Paulo

After trips to all five continents, obscure island paradises, welcoming tennis clubs and many other venues from the grandiose to the modest, the ATP Challenger Tour finals give seven players who’ve done well on the second tier the chance to get a little bit of limelight, money and ranking points. The Challenger Tour continues to …

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