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UCD Tennis Club Ends The Year On A High

How quickly a season goes. Writing this we are in a very different place to our previous report in November. “The Floodlight League” concluded with all of UCD’s teams securing their status within their respective divisions for next season. Onwards…

Why Novak Djokovic’s Return To The Top Of Men’s Tennis Is Worthy Of Celebration

For many years, Novak Djokovic utterly dominated professional tennis and would routinely, and almost nonchalantly, win the biggest prizes that the game had to offer. It all seemed so easy for the Serbian native. Blessed with superb athleticism, Djokovic covered…

Sports Spotlight: Tennis Club

The season has started smoothly for UCD Tennis with the new committee finding their feet amidst the baptism of fire that is balancing college and a club or society. Despite the graduation of a number of elite senior players in…

How Roger Federer Reinvented His Game

Following his 97th ATP World Tour title in Rotterdam, Roger Federer returned to the top of tennis’ rankings after a gap of nearly 5 years. This historic achievement was the culmination of years of hard work and a willingness on…

Punishing Tennis Schedule Damaging the Game at Top-Level

The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour is facing somewhat of a crisis. For over a decade it has rejoiced in the exploits of the so-called ‘golden generation’ (comprising of Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Stanislas Wawrinka, Roger Federer and…