Author: Tony Fairbairn

Dominic Thiem Edges Out Djokovic As Nadal Makes 14th Consecutive Quarter-Final

Tony Fairbairn- 19/04/2018

Dominic Thiem set up a clash with Rafael Nadal after beating Novak Djokovic on Thursday in Monte-Carlo.

Janko Tipsarevic Announces Construction Of New Academy In Serbia

Tony Fairbairn- 19/04/2018

Janko Tipsarevic (zimbio.com) Former world number eight, Janko Tipsarevic has announced his new academy is under construction and is set to be completed in the ...

Rafael Nadal Eases Past Bedene As Clay Court Confidence Continues

Tony Fairbairn- 18/04/2018

Rafael Nadal remained on course for an 11th Monte-Carlo title after thrashing Aljaz Bedene.

Novak Djokovic Thrashes Lajovic To Win First Match Since Australian Open

Tony Fairbairn- 16/04/2018

Novak Djokovic beat Dusan Lajovic in 56 minutes to make the Monte-Carlo second round.

Nick Kyrgios Acknowledges Maturity As Clay Court Season Intensifies

Tony Fairbairn- 14/04/2018

Nick Kyrgios (zimbio.com) Nick Kyrgios has acknowledged his recent maturity in his game as he aims to escape the clay court season unscathed. The Australian ...

Taylor Fritz Snaps Six Match Quarter-Final Streak As Johnson Test Looms

Tony Fairbairn- 14/04/2018

Taylor Fritz broke his Quarter-Final losing streak in Houston against Jack Sock.

Monte-Carlo Preview: Novak Djokovic Handed Nightmare Draw As Nadal Looks to Defend Title

Tony Fairbairn- 13/04/2018

Novak Djokovic has been handed a nightmare draw for the latest edition of the Monte-Carlo Masters as he appears in Rafael Nadal's quarter of the ...

Rafael Nadal Ready To ‘Start 2018 Season’ In Monte-Carlo

Tony Fairbairn- 13/04/2018

Rafael Nadal prepares to defend four clay court titles within the next month.

Juan Martin Del Potro Announces Clay Court Schedule

Tony Fairbairn- 11/04/2018

Juan Martin Del Potro will start his Clay Court season in May.

Argentina and Great Britain Headline World Group Play-Off Seeds

Tony Fairbairn- 09/04/2018

Can Argentina make the World Group again? (zimbio.com) Two of the last three Davis Cup champions Argentina and Great Britain are the top two seeds ...

David Ferrer Books Spain’s Spot in Semi-Finals With Thrilling Win Over Kohlschreiber

Tony Fairbairn- 08/04/2018

Wins for Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer saw Spain into the Davis Cup Semi-Finals.

Garbine Muguruza Thrashes Tomljanovic To Make Monterrey Semi-Finals

Tony Fairbairn- 07/04/2018

Garbine Muguruza was rampant in victory as she made the Semi-Finals for the loss of just three games.

Rafael Nadal Sets New Record As He Levels Tie Against Germany In Valencia

Tony Fairbairn- 06/04/2018

Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev both gained victories to level the tie at 1-1 between Spain and Germany in Valencia.

Davis Cup Draw: Rafael Nadal Returns Against Kohlschreiber As Pouille Leads French Charge

Tony Fairbairn- 05/04/2018

Rafael Nadal (zimbio.com) The Davis Cup Draw has been made for the World Group Quarter-Finals as world number one Rafael Nadal will make his return ...

Rafael Nadal Excited About Upcoming Davis Cup Tie In Valencia

Tony Fairbairn- 03/04/2018

Rafael Nadal joins Spain in Davis Cup Quarter-Final action against Germany in Valencia.

Four ATP Players Who Have Momentum Heading Into The Clay Season

Tony Fairbairn- 02/04/2018

Hyeon Chung (zimbio.com) After a chaotic few months, here are five ATP players who have all the momentum heading into the clay court season. 1. ...

The Main Reasons Behind Kevin Anderson’s Quarter-Final Masters Curse

Tony Fairbairn- 30/03/2018

Kevin Anderson (zimbio.com) Kevin Anderson's Masters 1000 curse continued as he lost his tenth Quarter-Final in a row to Pablo Carreno Busta at the Miami ...

Conchita Martinez Ends Collaboration With Garbine Muguruza

Tony Fairbairn- 28/03/2018

Garbine Muguruza and Conchita Martinez (zimbio.com) Conchita Martinez has ended her short term collaboration with current world number three Garbine Muguruza after the Spaniard's fourth ...

Rafael Nadal and Marin Cilic Lead Latest Davis Cup Nominations

Tony Fairbairn- 27/03/2018

Rafael Nadal (zimbio.com) Rafael Nadal and Marin Cilic are the latest big stars to be nominated for April's Davis Cup World Group Quarter-Finals. Davis Cup ...

Sloane Stephens Ousts Garbine Muguruza For Miami Quarter-Finals

Tony Fairbairn- 26/03/2018

Sloane Stephens (zimbio.com) Sloane Stephens ousted an underwhelming Garbine Muguruza 6-3 6-4 to reach the Miami Open Quarter-Finals.  The start of the match produced a ...