Category: Editor's thoughts

Anastasia Potapova Slam Debut, Kaia Kanepi Back At Wimbledon Qualifying

Jakub Bobro- 27/06/2017

The bottom half of the Ladies' Singles Qualifying draw is filled with young stars like Anastasia Potapova, Kayla Day, or Destanee Aiava.

Aleksandra Krunic and Alison Van Uytvanck Head The Lists At Wimbledon Qualifying

Jakub Bobro- 27/06/2017

Women's Singles Qualifying for Wimbledon starts on Tuesday. Here is the preview of who will qualify for the main draw out of the top half.

Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Qualifying Singles: Who Can Come Through?

Jakub Bobro- 26/06/2017

The Wimbledon starts with qualifying on Monday! Who will be the 16 qualifiers that make it to the main draw?

Day 6 At Queen’s: Marin Cilic Set To Lock Horns With Foe Feliciano Lopez

Adam Addicott- 25/06/2017

Marin Cilic (zimbio.com) LONDON: On a day when the rain made an unwelcome return to The Queen’s Club in London, Marin Cilic and Feliciano Lopez ...

Day 5 At Queen’s: The Importance Of The First Serve On Grass

Adam Addicott- 23/06/2017

Marin Cilic (zimbio.com) LONDON: The Aegon Championships is reaching the business end of the draw with the semifinalists being decided on Friday. As three former ...

Day 4 At Queen’s: Is It Time To Make All The Top Players Play Doubles?

Adam Addicott- 22/06/2017

Marin Cilic (zimbio.com) LONDON: It has been a fairly unpredictable week so far at the Aegon Championships in London, but there is one similarity between ...

Day Two At Queen’s: Murray, Wawrinka And Raonic Crumble, But It Was Expected

Adam Addicott- 20/06/2017

Andy Murray (zimbio.com) LONDON: If anybody paid close attention to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Monday, they would have known that the one-sided dominance in men’s tennis ...

Day One At Queen’s: Regardless Of Age, A Player’s Love For The Grass Is Special

Adam Addicott- 19/06/2017

Grigor Dimitrov (zimbio.com)_ Editor Adam Addicott presents the first in a series of daily reports live from the Aegon Championships at the Queen’s Club. It ...

Five Dangerous WTA Players Heading Into Wimbledon

Tony Fairbairn- 18/06/2017

Karolina Pliskova (zimbio) The most fascinating grand slam of all is just around the corner with a completely different surface for the players to get ...

Analysis: 4 ATP grass-court specialists to watch this June-July swing

Cody Fitzpatrick- 18/06/2017

As Wimbledon fast approaches, all eyes will be on the grass-court heavyweights like Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Milos Raonic. These are players who are threats ...

Rafael Nadal Inches Closer To Roger Federer’s 18 Grand Slams

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 12/06/2017

Relying on a more complete game than when he was in his prime, Rafael Nadal is challenging Roger Federer’s all-time record of 18 Grand Slam ...

French Open: Rafael Nadal is stronger than ever

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 12/06/2017

Rafael Nadal (zimbio.com) Nadal used to be the best defender in the world. Now he is an aggressive baseliner that serves at 125 MPH. Whenever ...

Rafa Was At His Best Against Stan

James Beck- 11/06/2017

Rafael Nadal (zimbio.com) How does Rafa Nadal maintain his concentration on his serve when perspiration is constantly dropping from his nose onto the red clay? ...

French Open Review: A Perfect Final Day

Staff- 11/06/2017

Rafael Nadal (zimbio.com) By Cheryl Jones The prelude to an amazing day was captured by a quote from Bethanie Mattek-Sands, “But, going out when you ...

From Iva Majoli To Jelena Ostapenko

James Beck- 11/06/2017

Jelena Ostapenko (zimbio.com) Two decades ago, there was another Jelena Ostapenko. Iva Majoli, too, was 19 years old when she showed up at Roland Garros. ...

French Open: Ostapenko And The Feeling Of Having Witnessed The Triumph Of A Prodigy

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 11/06/2017

Jelena Ostapenko’s surprising win at the French Open reminded me of Wilander, Becker, Chang, Kuerten, Graf, Seles and Hingis when they captured their first big ...

Is An Ostapenko Win Good For The WTA?

Tony Fairbairn- 10/06/2017

Jelena Ostapenko (zimbio) Jelena Ostapenko won her maiden grand slam at Roland Garros by defeating Simona Halep, however the big question on everyone's minds, is ...

Latvian Woman Takes Roland Garros

Staff- 10/06/2017

Jelena Ostapenko (zimbio.com) By Cheryl Jones It was a sure thing that a woman who had never won a Grand Slam prior to today would ...

Reflections on Roland Garros 2017

Alex Burton- 10/06/2017

Nadal looks back to his scintillating best at Roland Garros in 2017 (Zimbio.com) With the Men's Singles final set to take place on Sunday, we ...

French Open: The Best Possible Men’s Final

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 10/06/2017

Nadal will be the favorite but Wawrinka has enough weapons in his arsenal to make some damage. The contrast in style should be a recipe ...