Tennis

Winners and Losers from the weekend: Return of the Premier League, US Open & more

| 14.09.2020

Here’s who was making headlines for both the right and wrong reasons this weekend. The Premier League returned this weekend as Liverpool and Leeds went at it in unforgettable fashion, though all three promoted sides lost their first match of the season. In tennis, a stunning US Open comeback saw the first new male grand-slam winner since 2014, while an all-time NFL great had a debut to forget. Her... more...

Is Dominic Thiem ready to make the breakthrough?

| 11.09.2020

He could win his first Grand Slam at the US Open This year’s US Open has been unusual for many reasons, but it’s now guaranteed to be the first men’s Grand Slam event to be won by someone other than Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic since Stan Wawrinka won the tournament in 2016. If you add Andy Murray to the trio, the ‘big four’ have won all but seven of the majors since 2004. It’s be... more...

What can we expect from Andy Murray at the US Open?

| 01.09.2020

Former world number one looking to get back to his best Andy Murray returns to a Grand Slam tennis tournament for the first time since January 2019, marking the end of a long, tough journey through an almost career-ending injury. Now 33-years-old, Murray’s battle with hip injuries has seen him drop down the rankings to 115 in the world, four years after reaching the peak as world number one. Murra... more...

US Open: Who are the favourites?

| 27.08.2020

Latest odds for the tennis Grand Slam event Like everything else, the tennis calendar has been seriously disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. But the second Grand Slam of the year takes place next week, as the US Open gets underway. Several leading players from the men’s and women’s circuits won’t be taking part this year, but there should still be plenty of top-quality tennis being served up. B... more...

What is the greatest Wimbledon match ever?

| 29.06.2020

We’ve narrowed it down to four options Is there a greater British tradition than the Wimbledon Tennis Championships? Two weeks of thrilling tennis action, glorious sunshine (sometimes) and strawberries and cream. The tournament was due to get started today before being cancelled for the first time since the second World War due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, in honour of the historic compet... more...

Weekend Talking Points: Liverpool delight and a Hamilton fright

| 01.04.2019

Round-up of the weekend’s sporting action Another busy weekend of sport has been and gone, as the Premier League wrestled back the attention. We review Liverpool’s hard-fought victory over Tottenham Hotspur, a real scrap in Formula 1 and a momentous occasion for Roger Federer, It’s all here and more in our Weekend Talking Points… Liverpool live to fight another day The Premier League title race is... more...

Weekend Talking Points: Dons lead cupsets, as Djok, Osaka and Rose win

| 28.01.2019

We round-up all the weekend’s sporting action A busy weekend of sport saw Premier League clubs go tumbling in the FA Cup, England get a humbling in the West Indies and Novak Djokovic land a record-breaking seventh Australian Open. There was also success for Naomi Osaka and Justin Rose, while Cheltenham Trials Day gave us plenty of pointers ahead of the Festival in March. You can read about it all ... more...

Federer or Djokovic: Who will become King in Australia?

| 14.01.2019

We can get a record-breaker at the Australian Open Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are aiming for the same record in Australia this month. Both are multiple grand-slam winners, but they now go in search of a record-breaking seventh Australian Open title. Top-ranked Djokovic and defending champion Federer enter the season-opening major equal with Roy Emerson on six Aussie Open wins. They’ve been d... more...

Who are the favourites for the Australian Open?

| 10.01.2019

Odds and preview ahead of first 2019 grand-slam It’s a new year and this can spell new beginnings. One man that’ll hope this is the case at the Australian Open is Andy Murray. The two-time Wimbledon champion suffered an injury-ravaged 2018 which saw him drop out of the top 800. Whilst Murray is hoping for a renaissance, there’s a host of big names eagerly awaiting the first round draw on Friday. W... more...

Davis Cup Final preview: Can France retain their trophy?

| 22.11.2018

Odds and preview ahead of 2018 Davis Cup final The Davis Cup final begins on Friday as France take on Croatia on the clay courts of Lille’s Stade Pierre Mauroy. Yannick Noah’s side will return to the scene of last year’s victory, where they sealed a 10th Davis Cup win against Belgium. It’ll be Noah’s final game in charge before Amelie Mauresmo takes control in 2019. Croatia are bidding for just th... more...