Archive for the 'No. 1 ranking' Category
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.
August 7th, 2008
I have to admit, I’m pretty lukewarm when it comes to pro tennis being part of the Olympics and the Beijing games which open tomorrow.
August 3rd, 2008
First congratulations to Rafael Nadal and his legion of supporters. The Spaniard has waited a long, very long time to get the top of tennis and he’s finally done it.
July 31st, 2008
I gave Roger Federer a pass for his performance at the start of year, buying into his mono as a reasonable explanation for his poor play.
July 31st, 2008
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Andy Roddick continue to have their struggles while Rafael Nadal looks better than ever in Cincinnati.