Archive for the 'Grand Slams' Category
June 14th, 2009
Pete Sampras sent the message that if a player were talented, self-disciplined and professional, he could exceed the seven or eight majors that seemed to be the best one could hope for in a career.
July 12th, 2008
I tried to determine the toughest draws conquered at the respective events since the start of the 1988 season. The Australian Open did not have 1 draw that jumped out at me. The U.S. Open had several draws that stood out as quite difficult for the champion to navigate (1992, 1994, 1998, 2002). At any rate, these are the 4 draws I selected. Tell me and the rest of the Tennis-x readers what other draws were exceptionally deep and rough.
June 22nd, 2008
There’s an old saying that a cornered animal is a dangerous animal. And right now I get the feeling that Roger Federer is that cornered animal, but is he really still dangerous?
June 6th, 2008
Sucks to be a tennis fan in the U.S. today. On arguably one of the most appealing semifinal lineups of the year live coverage from the French Open today is non-existent here in the U.S.
April 15th, 2008
Sayonara North America hardcourts. Hello, European clay. For the Americans, it’s a time of anguish, when even such simple matters as making a phone call or ordering dinner exacerbate the tensions of playing on a less than familiar surface.
March 17th, 2008
The Roger Federer vs. Pete Sampras sold-out exhibition at Madison Square Garden generated a tremendous amount of buzz,
December 14th, 2007
Here’s a story from “out of left field” as some say. A few top tennis officials are looking into making some significant tournament changes at the Grand Slam level.