At one point on quarter final day, with Rafael Nadal already out at the hands of 19 year old Nick Kyrgios, Andy Murray had just been dumped out in straight sets by Grigor Dimitrov, and both Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer trailed by a set in their respective matches. While the latter pair eventually overcame their opponents, the message is clear at this year's Championships: change is coming at the top of mens' tennis, and tomorrow we will found out just how soon.
Monday will see Andy Murray return to Centre Court at Wimbledon in a bid to repeat his historic success from last year. Here I run the rule over the potential contenders for the third Grand Slam event of the year, and it looks as if it could be one of the most unpredictable major events in recent years, following this morning's draw.
The grass court swing got underway last weekend with two very popular minor tournaments in London and Halle. Federer, Nadal, Murray, Raonic, Berdych and Wawrinka were all in action as all of the players ramped up their preparations for Wimbledon.
Here are the biggest winners and losers from the first week of grass court play in 2014:
With the qualifying rounds now in their final stages of completion, the draw is nearly full for this year's French Open, which will see Rafael Nadal gun for his 9th title in Paris and Novak Djokovic pursue his career slam.
Friday's draw ceremony threw up some interesting prospective clashes. Here, I analyse how it panned out for some of this year's key participants:
It's just a few days until the start of the 2014 French Open now, so to continue my series of preview articles, I now take a look back at six matches from last year's event that will live long in the memory.
Here's a countdown of the most memorable matches of Roland Garros 2013. Tell me which was your favourite in the poll and comments section.
This morning I discussed the reasons why Rafael Nadal will still go into Roland Garros as the man to beat, despite his indifferent clay form that could easily have seen him go to Paris without a title since Rio de Janeiro.
Here's a look at some of the main contenders to topple the Spaniard at the 2014 French Open, and how I think they'll ultimately fare at the second Grand Slam event of the year:
Tricky conditions greeted the likes of Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal as they began their latest campaigns in a very windy Rome on Wednesday. The big guns adapted with varying levels of success at the fifth Masters 1000 event of 2014. Here are the main talking points from another fascinating day of tennis: