The US Open 2019 is one of the biggest tournaments on the tennis calendar and this year’s edition has shown why. There have been massive upsets this year but with that has also come many big triumphs.
The US Open holds as much importance as any major tournament on the tennis calendar. Everyone loves the US Open because it provides us with a lot of entertaining moments that go down in history.
The tennis hall of fame and the list of US Open title holders are almost identical with only the best of the best being able to clinch the main prize and the tournament with the biggest purse up for grabs.
On what was a day that will go down in the history books where sport is concerned, Wimbledon 2019 ended in typical dramatic style.
Wimbledon is well and truly in full swing now, with the tournament now into Day 5. So far, there have been thrills and plenty of shocks, and Day 4 provided tennis fans around the world with some epic entertainment once again.
Coco Gauff managed to shock the world when she beat her idol and five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams in the first round, and now her fairy tale debut at Wimbledon has continued, with the 15 year old managing to beat Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3 6-3 on Court One in the second round.
Monday July 1st saw Wimbledon day one finally get underway, in the most eagerly anticipated Grand Slam on the tennis calendar.
Ashleigh Barty, 23, has become the first Australian world number one since Evonne Goolagong in 1976 after winning the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham.
The French Open has come to an end at Roland Garos, and what a tournament it proved to be once again. There were many highs and lows over the two weeks, proving once again just why Roland Garos and the French Open are loved by tennis fans all around the world.
Djokovic fans will be getting excited as the Serbian has just created history at this year’s French Open. He has just become the first male player to reach ten consecutive quarter finals and is on course to become part of a select group of players once again. Read more
Dutch female tennis star Kiki Bertens, who was finished as runner up in the Madrid Open a year ago, came back with a vengeance to claim the Madrid Open title just 12 months later.
The 2019 Miami Open was one for the books, with so many shock defeats and victories. There were also some rather surprising winners while some not so much but rather expected.
So, the Australian Open has drawn to a close and what a first Grand Slam of the season it proved to be.
When you hear the name Serena Williams you automatically associate the name with legendary status. She’s already confirmed her place in tennis history and is continuing to rewrite the record books.
Andy Murray, arguably a future legend of the game has been forced to cut his incredible career shorts due to a constant hip injury.
The US Open finished this weekend and what a tournament it’s been once again.
Multiple Grand Slam winner, Novak Djokovic, made history at the weekend as he became the first ever player to win all nine Masters 1,000 tournaments as he beat seven-time champion Roger Federer in straight sets 6-4 6-4 at the Cincinnati Masters.
Simona Halep, 26, is the current world number one in world tennis and has many career titles under her belt.
Well, the tournament at Indian Wells is over and the main talking point is Juan Martin Del Potro defeating Roger Federer in the men’s singles final on Sunday.
Tennis is currently missing one of its top stars in Scotland’s Andy Murray and already people can’t wait for the 30-year-old to return to action. Murray, the former world number one, has been out of action since having surgery on a recurring hip injury in January.
Wimbledon Champion Roger Federer succumbed to Alexander Zverev, a man 16 years his junior, at the Rogers Cup in Montreal. The Swiss headed into the Montreal final looking to add to his five title haul in 2017 but the 20 year old German had other ideas. Read more
Roger Federer claimed a record eighth Wimbledon title at the All England Club, beating Croatian Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 in the final. It was Federer’s second Grand Slam title of the year after winning the Australian Open in January. Many people felt that The Swiss was well past his best after enduring a near 5 year barren spell in terms of Grand Slams but after claiming two this year, it seems that may not be the case. Read more
Serena Williams taking a break from tennis to have a child left many questioning who would take her place as the best in the women’s game. Serena won the Australian Open in January and then began her break and many saw a prime opportunity for someone to seize the chance to be the new dominant force in women’s tennis. Read more