Archive for the 'No. 1 ranking' Category
June 3rd, 2010
Jurgen Melzer is the oldest and shortest player in the mix and seems to have at best a Cinderella story chance at taking the crown.
May 15th, 2010
Exactly one year has passed since Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal last played each other on the tennis court.
January 16th, 2010
My guess is that in those honest moments before falling to sleep most of the top eight seeds would prefer a different draw. Regardless, I think the player who benefits from an upset or two will be the player to watch on the final weekend.
November 7th, 2009
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will meet for a 14 time tomorrow in the final of Basel.
October 8th, 2009
Rafael Nadal goes three sets in a win over James Blake while Serena gets undressed for the cover of ESPN The Magazine.
October 6th, 2009
Dinara Safina doesn’t have to worry anymore, Serena Williams is returning to the No. 1 ranking!
August 24th, 2009
Just for fun, I am trying something different. As the 2009 hard court season heads toward the finish line, I came up with some hypothetical matches between former U.S. Open champions.
July 6th, 2009
Sean Randall breaks down another epic Wimbledon final.
April 5th, 2009
Sean Randall handicaps the men’s final from the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic.
October 3rd, 2008
If the Williams sisters were to retire with Davenport as of this writing, the U.S. would have no women in the Top 40, and three players in the Top 100 (including the 30+ Jill Craybas, and Ashley Harkleroad who is pregnant). In other words, by the time the Williams retire, U.S. women’s tennis will virtually retire with them.
August 24th, 2008
There’s an age-old saying in the financial markets that the “trend is your friend.”
August 17th, 2008
Indeed, Rafael Nadal fans, go ahead and pop that champagne, can things get any better?
August 16th, 2008
It may not have come in his preferred event, but in his third try Roger Federer finally has his Olympic gold medal.
August 13th, 2008
We are getting down to nitty-gritty across the way at the Beijing Olympics. Later today the quarterfinals get underway with a line-up loaded with star power.
August 12th, 2008
Okay. So it was the wrong Rafael. It wasn’t Rafael Nadal that Roger Federer beat 6-2, 6-4 earlier today at the Beijing Olympics second round. It was Rafael Arevalo.