May 18th, 2011
John McEnroe says Novak Djokovic’s current start is better than his record 1984 streak.
March 23rd, 2011
The title asks if Djokovic is playing the best tennis ever.
February 3rd, 2011
Players from the former Yugoslavia who either played or came of age during the Yugoslavian Civil War have left interesting marks on the world of professional tennis.
November 17th, 2010
ATP World Tour Finals Preview Part I: A Brief History
November 14th, 2010
The 26-year-old Soderling stopped a sluggish Monfils, who defeated Roger Federer in a three-set semifinal. “I’m in a learning process. Every time I get to a final like this something goes wrong, and this time it was the preparation. I had to rush too much,” Monfils said. “And also, at one stage in the match I tried to change my plan. I should maybe not have done that and keep with simple things…Yesterday I used up a lot of energy, and today I wasn’t able to find the extra stamina that I would have needed to be more competitive.”
November 13th, 2010
“Going into the final against Pat I know he’ll have the home crowd on his side so of course it will be tough,” McEnroe said. “I feel like I’m tough to beat at the moment though and I’m fitter now than I was 15 years ago.”
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October 6th, 2010
Three way tie for the guy who broke his arm biking while trying to avoid a squirrel, the tour event that is about to disappear, and the magazine that no one reads that is circling the drain.
October 1st, 2010
“I think we’ve missed him,” said the Swede. “He’s the epitome of a professional athlete. He’s the guy that showed the way for people to become really fit. He changed his psychology in the game by becoming strong physically, and then mentally. He’s an unbelievable example. Everyone who plays now has him to thank for what they are doing, probably more than anyone else.”
August 28th, 2010
Due to Lendl winning Down Under to start 1990, Pete Sampras became only the sixth man to win a hard court slam at the 1990 U.S. Open. It may just be me, but for Sampras to be only the sixth man to win a slam on hard courts despite 15 grand slam events having been contested on hard courts prior to the 1990 U.S. Open seems odd. Even more astounding to me is Patrick Rafter becoming only the tenth man to win a Grand Slam on a hard court when he won the 1997 U.S. Open title.
August 11th, 2010
Andy Roddick’s early-round exit in Washington dropped him out of the Top 10, making for the FIRST TIME IN THE HISTORY OF THE RANKINGS there are no American’s in the Top 10. RIP, U.S. tennis, we were big fans back in the day…