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Don’t engage in outside distractions whilst in tournament mode coaching philosophy news Oct 26, 2020

By Val Febbo with Marc Sophoulis

The 2020 French Open was fairly bizarre in many ways, for starters players wore leggings and long sleeves due to freezing weather, it was in September/October and...

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The Tennis Menu team’s favourite matches of all time news Oct 23, 2020

By The Tennis Menu staff

With thousands of matches played every year, it is difficult to decide which match is your favourite, but that is what we have been tasked with here at The Tennis Menu.

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Pakula extremely confident of Australian Open going ahead news Oct 21, 2020

By Val Febbo

As Melbourne continues to move towards the ‘Covid Normal’ lifestyle the big talk throughout tennis circles is what the Australian Open will look like in January 2021.

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Andrey the giant: Rublev’s rapid rise news Oct 19, 2020

By Val Febbo

He began the year with his ranking at almost a career high of 23 and two titles to his name, but Andrey Rublev has well and truly etched his name into the top echelon of the ATP Tour...

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Tennis breeding a line of fashion icons news Oct 16, 2020

By Val Febbo

Tennis is a sport that has produced some of the greatest athletes the world has ever seen, and it is often noted about the famous kits and outfits that have been worn in epic moments....

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Slammed out: The Tennis Menu team share their 2021 forecasts news podcast Oct 14, 2020

By Joel Fruci

The rescheduled Roland Garros marked the end of grand slam season 2020, leaving a handful of tour events to close out a season like no other. 

While plenty changed at the...

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Rafa rectifying previous humiliation news Oct 12, 2020

By Val Febbo

The 2019 Australian Open final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal was the pair’s first meeting at Melbourne Park since their five hour and 53 minute epic in 2012, with their...

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Centurion Nadal in the rarest of air news Oct 07, 2020

By Val Febbo

It’s rare that a player gets to play 100 matches at a Grand Slam, let alone boasting a 98% winning record at the tournament, which is the feat that the one and only Rafael Nadal...

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How has Roland Garros 2020 gone this long? news Oct 07, 2020

By Val Febbo

He is negative now, but after the revelations that Alexander Zverev had played his fourth round match at Roland Garros against Jannik Sinner with Coronavirus symptoms, the...

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“It’s not just all power” – Why Iga Swiatek can win Roland Garros news Oct 05, 2020

By Joel Fruci

Such is the uniqueness of this French Open that it would be fitting if an unseeded player claimed the Suzanne-Lenglen Cup. 

The clay slam has always had a reputation of serving up...

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Can clay and line calling technology finally start dating? news Oct 02, 2020

By Val Febbo

Amidst all the trashy magazine talk about which high profile celebrities may or may not be dating or breaking up, the relationship tennis fans are concerned with is that of line calling...

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New balls, please: The numbers behind Roland Garros’ Wilson balls news technical analysis Sep 28, 2020

By Joel Fruci with Marc Sophoulis

Day one of the French Open main draw has come and gone, but that’s all the time it took for the tournament’s unique conditions and fresh balls to become...

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