Is women’s tennis better for being ‘cattier’?

June 4, 2009

“Clearly women’s tennis is better than men’s tennis. It’s way cattier, so it’s way more exciting to watch.”

French Open exit a missed opportunity for Murray

June 3, 2009

The French Open quarter-finals were as good as it got for Briton Andy Murray as the number three seed was ousted by Chilean Fernando Gonzalez 6-3 3-6 6-0 6-4.

Sharapova shows she is more than a pretty face

May 31, 2009

I have never been a big fan of Maria Sharapova’s tennis. I prefer fellow Russian Dinara Safina, who I like to nickname ‘Marata’ (her brother being Marat Safin).

Nadal loses at French Open, Ancelotti leaves AC Milan

May 31, 2009

It has been quite a day in the world of sport, especially for tired sports journalists.

Time to silence the grunters?

May 30, 2009

larcherdebritoServe-GRUNT-forehand return-MOAN-groundstroke-YELP-backhand-SQUEAL-volley-SCREAM-drop shot … 0-15.

Dokic is not done yet

May 29, 2009

dokicIf anyone deserves to make a successful comeback to top flight tennis it is Jelena Dokic.

Murray may never find magic French formula … but so what?

May 29, 2009

murrayDefine the perfect claycourt tennis player.

How about: The patient counter puncher who’s happy to trade blows from the baseline until his opponent makes an error then pounces with an angled drive or pinpoint passing shot.

Murray handed awkward French Open draw

May 22, 2009

French Open third seed Andy Murray has been given a really tough first round opponent in Argentina’s Juan Ignacio Chela.

Can anyone crack Rafael Nadal on clay?

April 24, 2009

After only eight days into the 57-date European claycourt season, it seems as if only one name will be engraved on the French Open trophy this year.