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What is the single most important quality in a tennis champion? I would have to say desire, staying in there and winning matches when you are not playing that well. – John McEnroe

Djokovic Wins 5th Paris Indoor Title, Puts Pressure On Nadal For No. 1 Ranking

Novak Djokovic collected his fifth Paris Indoor title cruising past surprise finalist Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4. “I think I had the best serving match of the tournament, and that’s why the match was pretty short,” said Djokovic who improves to...

IFT JUNIORS REPORT – Rune: I know how to win big matches

Title-hungry Holger Vitus Nodskov Rune believes he is developing the ability to win big matches and deal with pressure moments after being crowned 2019 ITF Junior Finals boys' champion. Rune defeated Harold Mayot 7-6(3) 4-6 6-2 to seal victory and,...

Confidentially Speaking…João Sousa, Portugal’s greatest player

Tennis Signal will participate at Web Summit in Lisbon (we've got selected for the festival's ALPHA startup program), so in the coming week, we tune ourselves with the best of Portugal's tennis! In the first part, here we go...

2019 WTA Finals Draw Analysis: Youth vs. Experience clash for supremacy in Shenzhen

WTA Insider breaks down the draw for the 2019 Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen, where the tour's new generation aims to put a final stamp on a breakout season. SHENZHEN, China - The draw for the 2019 Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen is...
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WTA Insider Courtney Nguyen | Real-time data from SAP’s Tennis Analytics is changing the...

TORONTO, Canada - Former Australian No.1 Nicole Pratt, former coach to Casey Dellacqua and current coach to WTA Rising Star Daria Gavrilova, has been relying on analytics for years. For the past three years she has been using her own system to track...

At 38, Roger Federer Is Still Fastest Out Of The Blocks

Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers shows how the five-time US Open champion starts better than anyone on serve If Roger Federer were a sprinter, he would be the fastest to get out of the blocks. An Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers analysis of...
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How Losses Set Karen Khachanov On A Path To The Top 10

It was October 2013 at an ATP Challenger Tour event in Geneva, Switzerland. World No. 114 Jan-Lennard Struff dismissed a 17-year-old Russian named Karen Khachanov in the quarter-finals 6-2, 6-4 in exactly one hour. On paper, there was nothing special about the match, as...

Ahead of the 2019 final, look back on Roger & Novak’s past Wimbledon clashes

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic have combined to win 12 Wimbledon titles over the past 16 years. On Sunday, the two champions will meet again on Centre Court with another title on the line. This will mark just the fourth FedEx Head2Head meeting between the...

Wimbledon Men’s Final Tips: Djokovic value to lift the trophy

Wimbledon draws to a conclusion today with the men's singles final with Novak Djokovic taking on Roger Federer. Tennis Signal's analyist previews the clash of the titans. Djokovic with slight advantage based on tournament data After 126 matches featuring 128 players,...

Vondrousova bidding to build Grand Slam momentum

Playing with freedom rather than inhibition and overcoming the fear of failure are hallmarks of modern sport stars. Listen to Marketa Vondrousova and she certainly fits the bill: the 19-year-old is clearly not scared of defeat. “It doesn’t matter how...