Summer 2019 Tennis Hospitality

The 2019 tennis tournaments are barely underway and yet we’re already seeing rising stars taking out top seeds who, on paper at least, should have been confident of a “walk in the park” straight sets victory over their opponent. A notable example of the ability to give spectators and players alike a shock came from qualifier Bianca Andreescu during the first week of the year at the Auckland International; the 18-year-old Canadian beat Caroline Wozniacki, Venus Williams and Hsieh Su-wei, all big names with a ranking far higher than Andreescu’s ranking of 152 in the world going in to the competition. She finished the Auckland International as runner up; Georges took the title after a competitive three set match.

Expect the year to continue in this vein; whilst the Williams sisters, Halep, Federer, Nadal and Djokovic have enjoyed years of dominance, there are pretenders to the throne. Alexander Zverev won … Read the rest