Adam Addicott

Tennis Writer

Location icon United Kingdom

My name is Adam Addicott and I am a freelance sportswriter who specializes in Tennis. I am currently the editor of UbiTennis.net. I have written articles for Tennis World USA, Tennis Atlantic, Crunchsports, UbiTennis and Newstalk. I have worked as a journalist the at numerous tennis tournaments. These include the 2014 ATP Finals, 2015 Madrid Open, the 2015 Aegon Championships and the Davis Cup tie between Great Britain and Australia. I have conducted one-to-one interviews with tennis players such as Carla Suarez Navarro (in Madrid) and Roberto Bautista Agut (twice in London).

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newstalk.com
Mirjana Lučić-Baroni inspires at Australian Open after decade of abuse

As the men's tour relish in Roger Federer's triumphant comeback from injury, the women also have their own version, but in a much darker form. As a teenager Mirjana Lucic-Baroni was tipped as a future superstar. By the age of 14 she had already won two junior grand slam titles at the US and Australian Opens.

newstalk.com
Can Carlos Moyá guide Rafa Nadal back to winning ways?

The confirmation of Carlos Moyá joining Rafael Nadal's team is one that brings intrigue to the future career of the nine-time French Open champion. In recent years, many have called for Nadal to seek another perspective from somebody other than his uncle Toni, who has mentored him since childhood.

UBITENNIS
05/05/2016
EXCLUSIVE: Joao Sousa - 'I'm Feeling Confident and Playing Good' | UBITENNIS

In his 22nd Masters main draw, Joao Sousa has finally reached the quarterfinal stage for the first time in his career by defeating Jack Sock 6-1, 6-7(3), 6-2, at the Madrid Masters. The quarterfinal milestone is long overdue for the Portuguese player, who will now rise inside the top-30 for the first time in his career.

Tennisworldusa
EXCLUSIVE- Andy Murray dismisses Favorite Label Given By Stan Wawrinka

Tennis - Andy Murray spoke to Tennis World USA about being labeled as one of the favorites for the Wimbledon title by the French Open champion. .. ATP Tennis 20 Jun 2015 - 11:29 / by Adam Addicott / reads 1538.Source: Adam Addicott (Tennis World USA), ASAP Sports Earlier this week, Stan Wawrinka ranked his top three title contenders for the Wimbledon trophy which included Andy Murray.

Tennisworldusa
David Ferrer: A Remarkable Career Which Is Sadly Overlooked

Tennis - He is yet to win a Grand Slam, but it would be foolish to disregard Ferrer as one of the greatest players during the modern era. .. Editors Thoughts 20 Jul 2015 - 14:39 / by Adam Addicott / reads 2560.Source: In 20 years when the world of tennis are reminiscing today's ATP Tour the likely names will be mentioned.

Tennisworldusa
The Federer incident - An over-reaction or a bitter reminder of the past?

Tennis - How a young kid trying to get a selfie with his hero sparked a darker and deeper topic in the tennis world. .. Editors Thoughts 25 May 2015 - 20:24 / by Adam Addicott / reads 7315.Source: During the first day of the French Open Roger Federer produced a comprehensive straight sets win over Colombia's Alejandro Falla.

non-tennis

FanSided
08/10/2016
Why did the Olympic diving pool water turn green?

Confusion and Curiosity struck Olympic divers as they discovered that they will be jumping into what looked like a pool of green jelly. The dramatic change of color resulted in many people trying to figure out what happened. One theory was that it was intentionally done to coincide with the Brazilian colors.

FanSided
08/12/2016
Almaz Ayana smashes 23-year-old world record to win gold

Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana has made history by breaking the 23-year-old 10,000 meter world record to win gold at the Rio Olympics. Running in only her second 10,000m race on the track, the 24-year-old ran away from the field with over 2000 meters left, displaying a masterclass in distance running to set a new world record of 29:17:45, breaking Wang Junxia's 1993 best by almost 14 seconds.

FanSided
08/16/2016
Has the Rio Olympics set a milestone for LGBT athletes?

When The Daily Beast briefly published a controversial article outing gay athletes in the Olympics, the backlash was immense. The journalist behind the piece, Nico Hines, was heavily criticized by the IOC and removed from the Games. The response of the sporting world has shown how far LGBT issues in Olympic sport have evolved in such a short amount of time.

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