Category Archives: Irish Tennis

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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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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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   Phone: 01 2815600   It’s the only professional tennis … Continue reading

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Grinding and Hustling on the Pro Tour

There’s a bit more to it than hitting tennis balls… One of the biggest things I’ve learnt since being on the tour is that so much of it is not just about hitting tennis balls. There’s a huge amount of … Continue reading

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The Idea Behind The Blog

The idea of creating a blog came to me when I first sat down with my good friend Barry King (former pro/ Davis Cup player-retired July ’11) a few months back when we were chatting about our lives, tennis, women, … Continue reading

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Ireland Vs. Egypt Davis Cup 2012

From Pain to Pleasure Davis Cup in general is an experience you will never forget and I can safely say that this particular Davis Cup Tie Vs. Egypt was such an intense experience for me that I know it will … Continue reading

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