Del Potro set to return at Delray Beach!

Originally posted on TennisTalk:
Juan Martin Del Potro is coming back! The Argentine has only featured in 14 matches since the start of 2014 with just 4 appearances on the tour last year but he is coming back at Delray Beach which begins on the 15th of February he confirmed via YouTube! It’s so good…

Nadal will play at Queens club this summer

Rafael Nadal remains one of the biggest names in the sport of tennis, and is still many fans’ favourite despite having now not won one of the Grand Slam tournaments since 2014. But those fans will be delighted to hear that the Spaniard will be partaking in this summers Queens club tournament due to start…

Pig-pourri: ATP Memphis Preview

Originally posted on tennispig:
The Memphis Open has turned into the Kei Nishikori Invitational over the last three seasons. This year’s top seed is back to defend his title as he seeks his fourth consecutive title in Memphis. ATP Memphis Preview This ATP World Tour 250 made history in 2015. Memphis had twice seen Jimmy…

Ecuador 2016: Championship Prediction

I think Bellucci reverses last year’s loss in Ecuador  Thomaz Bellucci vs. Victor Estrella Burgos I do not have a ton to say about this match due to a lot going on for me this weekend.  I have always liked Bellucci’s game and have been puzzled by his lack of a break through on tour….

Sofia, Bulgaria 2016: Championship Prediction

Viktor Troicki vs. Roberto Bautista Agut The top two seeds come into the final with momentum.  Troicki is making a bit of comeback.  Bautista Agut won a tune-up for the Australian Open, played well in Melbourne, and not is in a second tournament final of 2016.  Bautista Agut’s grinding style and his confidence will likely…

Montpellier 2016: Championship Prediction

Richard Gasquet vs. Paul-Henri Mathieu This should be a fun match for both players and for the fans.  Mathieu has a veteran’s chance at winning a late career title on French soil.  Gasquet is ranked #10 in the world and has a chance to win a title on French soil as a #1 seed.  Mathieu…

Montpellier 2016: Semifinal Predictions

Richard Gasquet vs. Dustin Brown This should be a fun contrast of styles and Dreddy loves to get to the net while Gasquet is an aggressive baseline player.  This match has 2 keys: how well does Brown serve? and how well does Gasquet’s forehand hold-up under Brown’s pressure?  I think Gasquet will move well enough…

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Human Kinetics Blog Nick Bollettieri’s training and development system is recognised around the world. Now, Bollettieri provides the same instruction on skills and tactics that has made his IMG Academy a destination for aspiring players from around the world. From serves and returns to volleys and lobs, every shot in the game is covered to…

Pig-pourri: ATP Montpellier Preview

Originally posted on tennispig:
ATP Montpellier Preview This indoor stop normally attracts plenty of local Frenchman to the field. This year is no different. The top seed is defending champion Richard Gasquet. Gasquet will be making his 2016 season debut after missing the first month due to a herniated disc in his back. Four of…