Tennis

27th Jan 2018 by Trystan Pugh

Australian Open 2018 - Marin Cilic vs Roger Federer Preview

In a repeat of last year's Wimbledon final, we should be treated to a more competitive affair this time around as blisters curtailed Cilic's performance significantly at SW19. The Croatian has clearly been playing with great confidence here...

26th Jan 2018 by Trystan Pugh

Australian Open 2018 - Simona Halep vs Caroline Wozniacki Preview

The world number one and two will contest the Australian Open final on Saturday and there are many similarities between the two players. Both Halep and Wozniacki have saved match points on their route to the final and are both seeking their first Grand Slam...

25th Jan 2018 by Trystan Pugh

Australian Open 2018 - Hyeon Chung vs Roger Federer Preview

Chung has well and truly announced himself on the scene at this year's Australian Open and it is clear that we are witnessing the arrival of a top player. Federer has yet to drop a set so far but that could come to an end...

24th Jan 2018 by Trystan Pugh

Australian Open 2018 - Marin Cilic vs Kyle Edmund Preview

Two the biggest forehands in the game meet in this semi-final and it is Edmund who has been receiving most of the headlines thanks to his unexpected run to the semi-finals. The Brit has been playing the best tennis of his career...

23rd Jan 2018 by Trystan Pugh

Australian Open 2018 - Tomas Berdych vs Roger Federer Preview

Berdych was the tour leader for break points converted on hard courts last year and he will need to be just as clinical if Federer is to present him with any chances in this quarter-final clash that has an air of familiarity about it.

22nd Jan 2018 by Trystan Pugh

Australian Open 2018 - Rafael Nadal vs Marin Cilic​ Preview

Cilic defeated Nadal in their first ever meeting back in 2009, but since then the Spaniard has had it all his own way and this week he has played like a man intent on winning the trophy he thinks should have been his last year.

22nd Jan 2018 by Trystan Pugh

Australian Open 2018 - Grigor Dimitrov vs Kyle Edmund​ Preview

Edmund has played some of the best tennis of his career to reach the quarter-finals and has clearly relished being the underdog in most of his matches. Dimitrov will not underestimate him as the pair contested an incredibly close match in Brisbane...

21st Jan 2018 by Trystan Pugh

Australian Open 2018 - Novak Djokovic vs Hyeon Chung Preview

Some doubts remain over Djokovic's fitness and it could well be that his lack of competitive tennis since Wimbledon last year is catching up with him. He will certainly not have it easy against an opponent who will be full of confidence...

20th Jan 2018 by Trystan Pugh

Australian Open 2018 - Grigor Dimitrov vs Nick Kyrgios Preview

It is difficult to see anything other than a close match between these two as they have beaten each other in the past and also have the experience of progressing further in this tournament. Kyrgios has been marginally more consistent than Dimitrov so far...

20th Jan 2018 by Trystan Pugh

Australian Open 2018 - Rafael Nadal vs Diego Schwartzman Preview

Schwartzman is an accomplished all-round player and will certainly be no walkover for the world number one. This year's run to the fourth round represents his best performance at the Australian Open, but the way that Nadal has played...

19th Jan 2018 by Trystan Pugh

Australian Open 2018 - Richard Gasquet vs Roger Federer Preview

Gasquet has simply had no answer to Federer on hard courts in the past, with a 2006 meeting in Canada being the last and only time he has claimed a set off the Swiss great on this surface. Although he has outclassed his opponents...

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