Tag Archive: Denis Istomin

Jan 05

Five Players Facing a defining 2017

The 2017 tennis season is already underway, with balls being struck with energy over different time zones and Noumea making it’s once a year move into the wider consciousness. While some can look back with satisfaction as to their progress, others found 2016 exasperating, injury-laden or simply without enough ticks next to them on scoreboards. …

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Sep 17

Davis Cup – Five Players with a Long Weekend

It’s one of the most intriguing weekends of the tennis year, as some players summon their heaving bones from the US Open to go through their final Davis Cup tie of the campaign. There are lots of arguments about where Davis Cup fits in the schedule, the format (although not from this quarter) but it …

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Sep 02

US Open – One Week Down

Denis Istomin in orange

Week one of the US Open lacked the mayhem factor of the preeceding slam at Wimbledon but there are a few things worth reflecting on as the business of slicing up the major prize money is left to the biggest of the tennis cheeses. A few players have exceeded expectations, but there are some who …

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Jun 21

Wimbledon Preview: Its Pella versus Levine

The turnaround between Wimbledon and the French Open is absurdly swift, although in the future there will be a precious extra week to re-charge. But it normally leaves the pre-Slam feeling increasingly familiar, as the 32 seed draw allows the progress of the usual suspects into the last week, to the point where even the …

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