Corruption in Tennis

Tennis is engulfed in a ‘tsunami’ of corruption… Ouch, how do you sort this one out? It is pretty devastating to hear that about the sport I have dedicated my life to, but I’m not surprised. A match where the players stand to lose money, even if they win, cannot be bet on. It is […]

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On Court Coaching

In 2008 the WTA finally gave in to the increasing difficulty to police the words that come from the players box, and introduced on court coaching. The trouble was mainly because of the of the many languages used, with some English speaking players claiming it was unfair that a Russian player is free to have […]

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Rain Delays

Unbelievably, Doha in the desert had hourly battles with rain and the tournament spent much of the week underwater. It was the sort of light drizzle that us Brits get blamed for everywhere we go, and the players were frustratingly pulled off the court up to 4 times in a match. The main problem is […]

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A Lesson From Johanna Konta

I had an absolute blast watching Jo march her way through to the semi final over the past two weeks, and I know you all did too! Consistent quality of strike, aggressive movement, amazing strength out wide and a cool calm focus on getting the job done, it seems like Jo has got pretty much […]

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Match Fixing

The tennis world has been rocked this week after the allegations of not only match fixing going on in the sport, but also the governing bodies covering it up. If this were to be true it would mean tennis is corrupt from the top of the sport all the way down, and like Cycling, Football […]

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