Tag Archive: Andrey Golubev

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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Feb 02

Davis Cup: The Success Stories and honourable others

It was just another weekend of Davis Cup tennis. There were lengthy epics, genuine surprises, (over) boisterous crowd behaviour and much more as five sets and patrotism came to the fore in what is so often a solo sport. All from a tournament in desperate need of reform which the top players find a terrible …

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Jan 30

Davis Cup 2013 – the usual mayhem

Barely has the sexy presence of Radek Stepanek finished taking his shirt off than the Davis Cup is back with us for 2013. While a combination of injuries/scheduling/fall outs and squabbles has deprived us of (in ranking order), Roger Federer, David Ferrer, Juan Martin Del Potro, Janko Tipsarevic, Nicolas Almagro, Tommy Haas and Kei Nishikori …

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Jan 23

The curious case of Andrey Golubev

Every so often, players burst into the top 100 and shows considerable promise, only to apparently disappear into the depths of the ranking computer as fast as they arrived. That fate seems to have befallen Andrey Golubev, and while many will shed few tears, as the Russian succumbed to the lure of the Kazak petro-dolloar, …

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