1. Roger Federer Is the Ultimate Champion Once Again as Andy Murray Falters

    It was the sort of match that you knew, no matter what the final score line, would be tight. A closely-fought battle between two natural talents of tennis...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about over 4 years ago 983 reads 16 comments

  2. Rafael Nadal's Nagging Injuries: A Wounded Warrior

    The Australian Open is always an interesting setting for the formulation and renewal of tennis storylines. What effects will lag on from the previous season; which disasters will be erased ...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about over 4 years ago 985 reads 16 comments

  3. ATP World Tour Finals in London: Lessons Learned from Shanghai

    The World Tour Finals, the ATP Tour's year-end championships, which has now been completed following Nikolay Davydenko's singles victory, has re-established itself as the ATP's premium tournament following its premiere in its new home of London's O2 Arena

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about over 4 years ago 859 reads 10 comments

  4. Serena Williams and the Final Result of Her US Open Outburst

    Serena Williams, the world No. 1 in female tennis, has been fined and given a suspended three-year ban from the US Open for her tirade at a line judge at the US Open in Flushing Meadows...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about over 4 years ago 316 reads 4 comments

  5. Evening Sessions Became Late Night Sessions At The O2 Arena

    The day started well enough. In fact, the whole tournament started splendidly. A highly successful first Sunday with plenty of top players in action (Andy Murray's and Roger Federer's wins being the notable highlights)...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about over 4 years ago 348 reads 6 comments

  6. ATP World Tour Finals in London: First Impressions Of A Truly Impressive Event

    Well, the Barclay's ATP World Tour Finals got underway in London. And what a spectacle! This is an event in the truest sense of the word...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about over 4 years ago 385 reads 2 comments

  7. ATP World Tour Finals: With Groups Determined, The Scene Is Set

    Now that the competitors of the two round robin groups for the ATP World Tour Finals have been finalised, and official photos taken, the first day of hotly anticipated competition is less than 48 hours away...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about over 4 years ago 420 reads 0 comments

  8. Brawn GP No More: Mercedes Buys Out Team for 2010 F1 Season

    German car giant Mercedes has bought the Brawn Formula One team, with Jenson Button set to join Lewis Hamilton as his McLaren team-mate...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about over 4 years ago 188 reads 3 comments

  9. ATP World Tour Finals: The Contender Run-Down

    Now that the final tournament of the season is reaching its conclusion, the 2009 ATP Tour will culminate in the ATP World Tour Finals at London's O2 Arena between Nov. 22 and Nov. 29, less than two weeks away...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about over 4 years ago 512 reads 0 comments

  10. Down To the Crunch: Is the Tennis Calendar Too Long?

    Many tennis players are growing increasingly unhappy at the gruelling length and content of the ATP Tour. The yearly season runs from early January, where warm-up tournaments take place in Australasia ...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about over 4 years ago 173 reads 1 comments

  11. The ATP World Tour Finals: Expectation Mounts

    The ATP Tour is set to culminate this year, at the end of a very long season, in London's grand O2 Arena between Nov. 22 and Nov. 29, where the ATP World Tour Finals are due to take place...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about over 4 years ago 855 reads 4 comments

  12. US Open 2009: Fashion Hits and Misses

    The final Grand Slam of the tennis season, and of the decade, is upon us. Under the bright lights of New York, the world's best have a chance to shine by displaying their consistency and talent ...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about almost 5 years ago 92 reads 6 comments

  13. Royal Dilemma: Beyond Roger Federer, Who Can Be King of Queens at the U.S. Open?

    The last Grand Slam of 2009 (and of the first decade of the third millennium) starts on Monday, with 128 male players desperate to create one more highlight in their 2009 tennis resume...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about almost 5 years ago 488 reads 20 comments

  14. Who Ever Said This Was a Weak Tennis Era?

    The ATP made history in Montreal last week, as the top-seeded players at the Rogers Cup Masters—the top eight ranked players in the world—all progressed through to the quarterfinals of an ATP Masters event...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about almost 5 years ago 334 reads 22 comments

  15. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Other Protagonists on the Hardcourts

    After an eventful early summer on the clay and grass courts of Europe, soon the world's top players will return to North America for the hardcourt swing of the tennis tour...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about 5 years ago 2,945 reads 22 comments

  16. Roger Federer and the Drama Over That Jacket

    Over one week has passed since the dramatic, history-making final between Roger Federer and Andy Roddick—yet aside from Federer's record-breaking 15th major win, one element of the match ...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about 5 years ago 6,917 reads 34 comments

  17. Roger Federer's Most Important Grand Slam Titles

    With Roger Federer's nailbiting 5-set win over Andy Roddick in this year's Wimbledon final, there is little left ammunition left to argue against Federer as the greatest tennis player of all time...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about 5 years ago 720 reads 4 comments

  18. Wimbledon Championships: Quintessentially British

    Wimbledon. A microcosm of established British traditions, maintained in perfect form for all to enjoy for two weeks every year. There is quiet, respect, calm. Orderly queuing, assiduous ground-staff, precisely uniformed officers...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about 5 years ago 494 reads 10 comments

  19. Stanislas Wawrinka: Flying Under The Radar At Wimbledon and Elsewhere

    Stanislas Wawrinka is the second most famous Swiss player and well used to being kept in the tennis shadows. The experience of flying under the Swiss and international tennis radar due to Roger ...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about 5 years ago 323 reads 2 comments

  20. Wimbledon 2009: Fashion Hits and Misses

    Another surface, another Major, another chance to see the world's best male and female tennis players battle it out to try and win the coveted Wimbledon trophy. Once more, we will take a look at the lighter side of the event - the clothing...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about 5 years ago 1,541 reads 4 comments

  21. John McEnroe: A Great Ambassador For Tennis

    For years, many tennis fans saw John McEnroe as the sport's ultimate left-handed compliment. Winning three Wimbledon and four US Open titles, he was undoubtedly a star of the wooden-racket ...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about 5 years ago 243 reads 2 comments

  22. Roger Federer, Andy Murray, and Other Contenders for Wimbledon 2009

    Wimbledon, the most prestigious tennis tournament of them all, begins next week with a new roof over Centre Court...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about 5 years ago 623 reads 4 comments

  23. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, And Healing The Wounds Of Wimbledon 2008

    Being ill can sometimes have some small advantages. Yesterday I spent the afternoon in bed, totally engrossed in L...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about 5 years ago 639 reads 4 comments

  24. A Tale of Two Cities: A Tennis Dimension

    'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season ...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about 5 years ago 312 reads 7 comments

  25. The Many Records of Roger Federer

    It's time for the Second Age of Superlatives, the Second Age of Triumph, and the Second Age of Celebration to reappear in the vocabulary of tennis journalists and fans...

    Chloe Francis Written by Chloe Francis about 5 years ago 1,359 reads 4 comments