Tag Archive: Radu Albot

Dec 13

Five Tennis People of 2015

With tennis largely shutting up shop for the year (although the Futures circuit really is in perpetual motion) it’s time to look at five figures in the tennis world who have done something worth mentioning, be it for year long work or, on occasion, just a glorious one off. 2015 saw some themes continue, with …

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Nov 25

Challenger Tour Finals: Eight chase success

If you haven’t had enough round robin tennis to end the year, there’s one more glorious opportunity to take some in as the ATP Challenger Tour Finals take place in Sao Paulo. Two groups of four will battle it out, just as their bigger brother event does in London, with the luxury of four singles …

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Jun 23

Wimbledon Qualifying Day One: Things We Learned

It started late, got sunnier and didn’t see too many surprises. That was the not as long as usual thanks to rain but still lengthy story as the men slugged it out on the grounds on Day 1 of qualifying at the Bank of England club at Roehampton. Most of those expected to come through …

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Dec 24

Tennis: King of Qualifying: 2014

It’s time, before the new season begins, to dig round the fringes of the ATP Tour, the qualifying section, and to declare this year’s King of Qualifying, the man who had the prized letter Q next to his name more than any other of his contemporaries. While this┬ácan occasionally be less than a badge of …

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Aug 22

US Open Tennis Qualifying: The Final Frontier

It’s been a great set of qualifying rounds for Asian tennis, there’s hope for Ireland and there’ll be a cult hero as part of Friday’s 32 competitiors in men’s US Open qualifying, who will be cut down to 16 for a US Open main draw place. It all makes for a classically random set of …

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Jan 07

Australian Open qualifiers 2014

With barely a blink of an eye, albeit plenty of pulled quadriceps and challenged glutes the first Grand Slam of 2014 is on us. The year remains in its infancy, and form is delightfully scarce, even though withdrawals are not. Someone has to be top of the shop in qualifying though, and that’s Dustin Brown …

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