The Copa Colsanitas tournament has a rich history dating from 1998. Standing at 2644m above sea level this WTA calendar stop is not for everyone looking for ‘cheap’ points as it usually gets played in the same week as other top tier tournament who is a preferable destination for the biggest names in tennis. The altitude sickness is not a joke and tournament usually a good ground for local players to achieve big wins and go deep into draws where usually it’s not the case if they are being played elsewhere.
Amanda Anisimova is the defending champion, but she opted out to defend her title and instead decided
Our friends at Betway have spoken with Winston Kim & Adam Hoad-Reddick, who outlined the challenges and issues with the tennis ace returning from an operation that is normally performed on people who have passed the age of 50. The piece is insightful, and really highlights issues with Andy targeting to return playing singles at the US Open. The below interview and graphic is taken from the Betway Insider.
A closer look at Djokovic’s, Federer’s, and Nadal’s varyingly-difficult paths to the title
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by Steve Tignor
Former world number one Boris Becker has called on tennis players under the age of 28 to “show up” and start challenging for Grand Slam titles.
With Nadal winning the French Open, the last 10 Slams have been won by either the 33-year-old, Novak Djokovic, 32, or Roger Federer, 37.
Dominic Thiem, 25, is the only male player currently aged under 28 to have reached a Grand Slam final.
With the 2019 French Open set to kick off Sunday in Paris (5 a.m. ET), SI’s tennis experts and writers Jon Wertheim, Stanley Kay, Jamie Lisanti and Daniel Rapaport pick winners, discuss this year’s top storylines, highlight must-watch matches and more.