Author: Alex Burton

Tobias Kamke refuses to shake opponent’s hand after Wimbledon Qualifying defeat

Alex Burton- 26/06/2017

Kamke failed to make it past the first round of qualifying in Roehampton (Zimbio.com) Germany's Tobias Kamke failed to shake Adrian Menendez-Macieras hand after the ...

Alex De Minaur takes down a former grand slam semi-finalist in Wimbledon Qualifying

Alex Burton- 26/06/2017

Melzer suffered a disappointingly early exit to one of the next generation (Zimbio.com) Two players with impressive records suffered early exits in Wimbledon Qualifying. Former ...

Heather Watson stuns defending champion in Eastbourne

Alex Burton- 26/06/2017

Watson is a strong player on grass, having played a memorable match with Serena Williams in 2015 (Zimbio.com) Britain's Heather Watson has sent out a ...

Petra Kvitova withdraws from Eastbourne

Alex Burton- 26/06/2017

Kvitova has pulled out of Eastbourne, though there is no news about how serious any potential injury might be (Zimbio.com) Two-time former Wimbledon Champion Petra ...

Kyle Edmund beaten in Eastbourne first round, Donaldson saves match point in win

Alex Burton- 26/06/2017

Edmund has struggled this year on grass, suffering two early exits on the surface so far (Zimbio.com) Britain's Kyle Edmund has had a less than ...

Marcus Willis earns big win in Wimbledon Qualifying, all-British clash in the second round

Alex Burton- 26/06/2017

Willis once again defied rankings to see off the 31st seed Andrej Martin in straight sets (Zimbio.com) Marcus Willis was one of the stories of ...

Paolo Maldini draw revealed in Milan Challenger

Alex Burton- 25/06/2017

Paolo Maldini is a Italian legend and will be looking to transfer his football skills to the tennis court in Milan (Zimbio.com) Former Italy football ...

Halle Doubles Couldn’t Have Been Scripted Better

Alex Burton- 25/06/2017

Alexander Zverev was a beaten finalist in both the singles and doubles in Halle (Zimbio.com) The Gerry Weber Open doubles final, in Halle, Germany, couldn’t ...

Roger Federer Champion At Gerry Weber Open

Alex Burton- 25/06/2017

Federer won a record ninth title in Halle (zimbio.com) By Cheryl Jones Roger Federer still has it. Sunday, in the singles final at the Gerry ...

Cedrik-Marcel Stebe wins first Challenger title in four years in Poprad Tatry

Alex Burton- 25/06/2017

Cedrik-Marcel Stebe has had a torrid time with injuries but is climbing back up the ATP rankings (Zimbio.com) Cedrik-Marcel Stebe has had a tough career. ...

Petra Kvitova wins first title since injury

Alex Burton- 25/06/2017

Kvitova is a former Wimbledon winner and her win in Birmingham will give her the confidence to challenge this year (Zimbio.com) Petra Kvitova sent down ...

Andy Murray to play Hurlingham exhbition event

Alex Burton- 23/06/2017

Murray's surprise early exit at the Aegon Championships forced him to change his schedule to accommodate additional match-play ahead of Wimbledon (Zimbio.com) World No.1 Andy ...

Karen Khachanov wins battle of #NextGen Russians in Halle

Alex Burton- 23/06/2017

Khachanov hit 19 aces, but was broken five times in beating compatriot Andrey Rublev in Halle (Zimbio.com) Karen Khachanov secured a 7-6, 4-6, 6-3 win ...

Federer dicusses Murray’s injuries since turning No.1, looks forward to rest of season

Alex Burton- 23/06/2017

Federer is primed for another tilt at the title at Wimbledon (Zimbio.com) Roger Federer has commented on the fortunes of rival Andy Murray since the ...

Tommy Haas and Denis Shapovalov given Wimbledon wildcards

Alex Burton- 21/06/2017

Tommy Haas (zimbio.com) Two players at very different areas of their careers have been given Wimbledon wildcards. 18 year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov, who won the ...

Novak Djokovic will play Eastbourne, Gael Monfils given wildcard

Alex Burton- 21/06/2017

Djokovic is looking to adapt quickly to grass ahead of Wimbledon (Zimbio.com) World No.4 Novak Djokovic has confirmed that he will play Eastbourne as his ...

Gilles Muller wins Den Bosch title with straight sets win over Ivo Karlovic

Alex Burton- 18/06/2017

Muller won his second title of the year by edging Croatia's Ivo Karlovic over two tiebreak sets. (Zimbio.com) It has been a sensational breakthrough year ...

Lucas Pouille edges grass court expert Feliciano Lopez for Stuttgart title

Alex Burton- 18/06/2017

  Pouille won his second title of the season, and the first of his career on grass, as he prepares for Wimbledon (Zimbio.com) Lucas Pouille ...

Teenage sensation Felix Auger-Aliassime continues stunning run in Lyon

Alex Burton- 17/06/2017

Auger-Aliassime seems ready to announce himself on the professional tennis stage having spent most of his time on the junior circuit until relatively recently (Zimbio.com) ...

Roger Federer looks to get his grass season up and running in Halle

Alex Burton- 17/06/2017

Roger Federer needs some match practice having skipped the entire clay court season (Zimbio.co) Roger Federer's start to the grass court season didn't quite go ...