Author: Tony Fairbairn

Vasek Pospisil Announces Roland Garros Absence

Tony Fairbairn- 22/05/2017

Vasek Pospisil (zimbio) Vasek Pospisil has announced that he will miss the second grand slam of the season in Paris at Roland Garros. The world ...

ATP Rome Draw: Andy Murray And Novak Djokovic Suffer Tough Draws

Tony Fairbairn- 12/05/2017

Can Andy Murray defend his title in Rome? (Zimbio) Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic suffered tough draws ahead of the masters 1000 event in Rome. First ...

Eugenie Bouchard Ends Four Month Losing Streak In Madrid

Tony Fairbairn- 06/05/2017

Eugenie Bouchard (zimbio) Eugenie Bouchard ended her four month losing streak at the Mutua Madrid Open after a 6-4 4-6 6-1 victory over Alize Cornet. ...

Why Some Of Britain’s Players Are Being Pressured By The Hype

Tony Fairbairn- 02/05/2017

Kyle Edmund (zimbio) Some of Great Britain's finest tennis players are not reaching their full potential, so is the British hype getting to these players? ...

Munich Update: Tommy Haas Beats Stakhovsky In Last Munich Appearance

Tony Fairbairn- 01/05/2017

Tommy Haas (zimbio) Tommy Haas secured a 1-6 6-3 6-4 victory over Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky on day one of the BMW Open in Munich. The ...

Rafael Nadal Fights Off Chung Challenge To Reach Semifinals In Barcelona

Tony Fairbairn- 28/04/2017

Rafael Nadal fought off a valiant Hyeon Chung to advance to the Barcelona Semifinals with a 7-6(1) 6-2 victory. Despite Nadal's clay court reputation, the ...

Barcelona Update: Andy Murray Produces Much Needed Win, Nadal Eases Through

Tony Fairbairn- 27/04/2017

Andy Murray (zimbio) Andy Murray produced a vital 6-4 6-4 victory over Feliciano Lopez to advance to the quarterfinals in Barcelona. Murray, who was eliminated ...

UBI Exclusive: Maria Sharapova Roundtable

Tony Fairbairn- 25/04/2017

Maria Sharapova (zimbio) After a 15 month absence, Maria Sharapova returns to competitive tennis as she takes on Roberta Vinci on Wednesday in Stuttgart. So ...

The World’s Problems Relate Back To Tennis As Serena Responds To Nastase

Tony Fairbairn- 24/04/2017

Serena Williams (zimbio) Serena Williams has responded to Ilie Nastase's racial comments about her, saying 'Barriers still need to be broken down' Serena Williams has ...

Ilie Nastase Causes Trouble Again As Fed Cup Tie Is Temporarily Suspended

Tony Fairbairn- 22/04/2017

Ilie Nastase (Daily Mail) The Fed Cup World Group Play Off tie between Romania and Great Britain was temporarily suspended in Constanta as Romanian Fed ...

David Goffin Produces Best Tennis Of His Career As He Tops Djokovic In Monte Carlo

Tony Fairbairn- 21/04/2017

David Goffin (zimbio) David Goffin produced one of the best performances of his career to beat Novak Djokovic 6-2 3-6 7-5. Brilliant. Bold. Stunning. These ...

Lucas Pouille Reaches Second Masters SemiFinal After Bizarre Victory Over Cuevas

Tony Fairbairn- 21/04/2017

Lucas Pouille (zimbio) Lucas Pouille managed to reach his second masters 1000 semifinal of his career with a bizarre 6-0 3-6 7-5 victory over Pablo ...

Pablo Cuevas Stuns Stan Wawrinka In Monte-Carlo

Tony Fairbairn- 20/04/2017

Pablo Cuevas (zimbio) Pablo Cuevas produced a workmanlike performance to stun former champion Stan Wawrinka 6-4 6-4 to advance to the quarterfinals. In a match ...

Agnieszka Radwanska Acknowledges Star Quality of Rising Stars

Tony Fairbairn- 13/04/2017

Agnieszka Radwanska (zimbio) Current world number eight and former grand slam finalist Agnieszka Radwanska has acknowledged the power of WTA's young guns in a recent ...

Uncertainty Reigns Over The ATP World Tour As We Approach The Clay.

Tony Fairbairn- 11/04/2017

Andy Murray (zimbio) As we approach the clay court season, uncertainty reigns over the ATP World Tour as surprises are in store for the tennis ...

Marrakech Update: Tommy Robredo Successful On Clay Court Return

Tony Fairbairn- 10/04/2017

Tommy Robredo (zimbio) Tommy Robredo made a successful ATP World Tour return on the clay after a 6-4 6-4 win over Sergiy Stakhovsky In a ...

World Group Play Off Seeding Revealed, Argentina And Croatia Amongst Seeded Teams

Tony Fairbairn- 10/04/2017

Argentina will be seeded for the world group play off draw tomorrow (zimbio) The seeding for the world group play off draw for the Davis ...

This Week’s ATP Talking Points: The Clay Returns

Tony Fairbairn- 10/04/2017

Jack Sock (zimbio) On the ATP World Tour this week the clay courts return with two 250 events in Houston and Marrakech, so let's see ...

David Goffin Sees Off Lorenzi To Seal Davis Cup Semifinals For Belgium

Tony Fairbairn- 09/04/2017

David Goffin (zimbio) David Goffin secured a 6-3 6-3 6-2 victory over Paolo Lorenzi to book Belgium's place in the semifinals of the Davis Cup. ...

Serbia Advance To Davis Cup SemiFinals After Thrilling Doubles Victory

Tony Fairbairn- 08/04/2017

Nenad Zimonjic and Viktor Troicki (Zimbio) An inside look into Serbia's doubles victory over Spain in the Davis Cup, by Giovanni Vianello It’s been a ...