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Fillip for Ferrer
Fillip for Ferrer Mark Petchey

Fillip for Ferrer

Mark Petchey marvels at David Ferrer's win over Rafael Nadal but downplays it's long-term significance.

Negating Nadal Mark Petchey

Negating Nadal

Rafael Nadal is the undisputed king of clay, so how do you beat him on it? Mark Petchey examines...

Grass greener in US Mark Petchey

Grass greener in US

Mark Petchey hails the new world number two and clears up the debate over Andy Murray's best surface.

No quarter given Mark Petchey

No quarter given

Fans can expect a huge scrap in the last-eight of the men's singles at Wimbledon, says Mark Petchey.

The whole package Mark Petchey

The whole package

Andy Murray is a genuine contender for the Wimbledon title. Mark Petchey looks at the reasons why.

A welcome break Mark Petchey

A welcome break

He suffered an early exit in Rome but Mark Petchey believes Andy Murray will bounce back in Madrid.

Simply the best Mark Petchey

Simply the best

As the Masters Tour rolls into Rome this week Mark Petchey can only see one winner - Rafael Nadal.

Rising to the surface Mark Petchey

Rising to the surface

Andy Murray will prove his worth on clay this year, says Mark Petchey, even if he takes time to adjust.

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Barry Cowan looks ahead to the Barcelona Open and reflects on injuries to Laura Robson and Novak Djokovic

Barry Cowan looks ahead to the Barcelona Open and reflects on injuries to Laura Robson and Novak Djokovic

This is a massive week for Rafa Nadal in Barcelona - he simply has to win.

Greg Rusedski - Stanislas Wawrinka could end year as 'shock' World No1

Greg Rusedski - Stanislas Wawrinka could end year as 'shock' World No1

Greg Rusedski says Stanislas Wawrinka could end the year as 'shock' World No1 after beating Roger Federer in Monte Carlo.

Raz Mirza feels Stan Wawrinka must be considered favourite to win the French Open

Raz Mirza feels Stan Wawrinka must be considered favourite to win the French Open

Stanislas Wawrinka has undoubted talent, but always seemed to lack the temperament to be considered a world-class tennis player.