68. Index of articles from Estoril

The Estoril Cache Here’s the list of articles I wrote during the ATP tournament in Estoril. Match reports for Ubitennis Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws from Estoril with injury [Link] Borna Coric impresses in Estoril [Link] Uneven performance good enough for Kyle Edmund in Estoril [Link] Paul-Henri Mathieu dashes home hopes in Estoril [Link] Borna Coric first of #NextGen…

66. The Estoril Diaries: Day 5

The Estoril Ultimatum Today is quarter finals day in Estoril. The most anticipated match of the day – and probably the week – sees Nick Kyrgios and Borna Coric go head to head for the first time in their careers. Both are part of the ATP’s #NextGen campaign (see here) and this should be the…

65. The Estoril Diaries: Day 4

Following his win over Paul-Henri Mathieu in the second round of the Millennium Estoril Open in Portugal, I had the opportunity to ask Gilles Simon in his post-match press conference about the distribution of prize money at Wimbledon this year, announced by the All England Lawn Tennis Club on Tuesday. I have produced the transcript…

64. The Estoril Diaries: Day 3

You will know by now that Cleaning the Lines produces data-driven content to bring a small measure of analytical rigour to the world of professional tennis. This week I have been onsite at the Estoril Open in Portugal and have posted daily some data-driven thoughts in what I’ve called The Estoril Diaries. However beautiful I find data…

63. Press – Kyle Edmund – 27.04.2016

27 April 2016 Transcript of Kyle Edmund’s press conference following his singles victory over Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-3 7-5; and his doubles victory with Frederico Silva over Johan Brunstrom and Andreas Siljestrom 6-4 3-6 10-6. [Questions in English only] Q: How do you feel about your clay form after winning two matches in two weeks? Last…

62. The Estoril Diaries: Day 2

On a day when Wimbledon widened the gap in prize money between the haves and the have-nots (see text following the interview), I interviewed Steven Diez, a qualifier here in Estoril, who this year has also had to play Futures tournaments. Grand Slams and ATP events belong to the top tier of men’s professional tennis.…