Author Archives: James Mc Gee

About James Mc Gee

Professional Tennis Player on ATP World Tour and Irish Davis Cup Player

Financing the Tour

Hello again everyone, I’d like to use my blog to answer some of the questions I receive frequently from younger players, parents and general tennis fans. I tend to hear a lot of questions to do with training/travelling/funding/motivation and in … Continue reading

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Post Wimbledon Update

Hello Everyone! I know it has been months since my last update but I figured I might as well stop procrastinating and get back writing. I am back home in Dublin now after returning back from Wimbledon Qualifying earlier in … Continue reading

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Last Few Months On Tour

2013 has started off on a positive note. I reached the final of my first tournament of the year in Israel 3 weeks ago and followed that up with a couple of solid performances in Davis Cup the following week. … Continue reading

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Davis Cup Vs. Estonia

Hi Everyone! I’m back home in Ireland now after spending one month away training and competing. I spent my first 3 weeks of January training at my base in Barcelona and the last week playing a $10,000 Futures event in … Continue reading

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Thank You

Hello again! I will keep this short and sweet.. I just want to express my gratitude to everyone who has been supporting me over the past year. I appreciate all the texts, tweets, comments and messages of support I receive … Continue reading

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October Update

It has been fairly ”full on” for the past 2 months so I thought I would take this opportunity to fill you in on my progress. I’ve played seven tournaments in the past 8 weeks (Bolzano Italy €15,000+H*, Este Padova … Continue reading

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Our Junior Days

A combined blog post with James Cluskey.. James Cluskey and I travelled to Izmir, Turkey last week to compete in a €64,000 Challenger event. We both had some good wins throughout the week and left Izmir with a lot more … Continue reading

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Penza, Russia: 5 Days I’ll Never Get Back

I hadn’t heard too many bad things about Penza from guys who played the event last year aside from the fact that it was difficult to get to so I decided to go ahead and enter the tournament. Little did … Continue reading

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Quick Update

Hey Guys, Just wanted to give a quick update to those interested in my progress. I was sidelined with an external oblique injury for 5 weeks in May/June and got back out on the road roughly 7 weeks ago. Since … Continue reading

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Irish Open Just Around The Corner

Just a short message to let everyone know that The Irish Open begins next Monday, July 23rd and is being held at: Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club Appian Way Dublin 6 Β  Phone: 01 2815600 Β  It’s the only professional tennis … Continue reading

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