JOURNAL, MADRID OPEN: Thoughts on Roger Federer's quick start, Naomi Osaka's emerging patterns, and David Ferrer's mental strength.
Author: Abigail Johnson
May 6th, 2019 – Madrid: A Question Of ‘Choking’, Dimitrov’s Wanderings, Kvitova’s Layers
JOURNAL, MADRID OPEN: Assessing what kept the seeds safe on Monday, musing over Grigor Dimitrov's form, singling out the best of the WTA and more.
Australian Open ATP 2019 Draw Breakdown (And Predictions)
AUSTRALIAN OPEN: I analyse the men's draw at the 2019 edition of the event and make predictions like it's 2014. Because what has really changed at the top?
Frederik Nielsen: “Playing Wimbledon was a dream… I was just hoping not to muck up”
INTERVIEW: Frederik Nielsen talks winning Wimbledon in 2012, staying motivated, marketing doubles and partnering Joe Salisbury.
Alex de Minaur: “Being top 100 doesn’t change who I am or what I do”
INTERVIEW: Alex de Minaur talks belief, reaching the top 100, and adapting to tennis outside of Australia.
Ashleigh Barty: “You have to learn how to lose”
INTERVIEW: Ashleigh Barty talks her grass-court success and dealing with disappointment at the Nature Valley Open.
Mihaela Buzarnescu: “Sometimes you have to be alone”
INTERVIEW: Mihaela Buzarnescu talks her insane rankings rise, Simona Halep's French Open win, and the impact of her coach.
Naomi Osaka: “I perform better against higher-ranked players”
INTERVIEW: Naomi Osaka talks her improved mental strength and handling pressure at the Nature Valley Open.
French Open 2018 Journal Days One And Two: Shocks And Pressure
ROLAND GARROS: Thoughts on Jelena Ostapenko's "shock" upset, Alexander Zverev's biggest improvements and more.
Yosuke Watanuki Is The Real Deal
OPINION: Japanese 20-year-old Yosuke Watanuki has the talent, the mindset and the form to rocket up the rankings.