Oct/20

13

How Agassi Saved Medvedev’s Career

Andre Agassi’s book Open is full of fascinating insights and anecdotes, one of the most striking ones was when a former top 5 ATP player was so despressed and doubtful about his game, he was about to quit the sport at just 24. Andrei Medvedev was not even 25 years old and ranked 100, seemingly […] Continue to read full article...

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Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 61 62 75 today in the final of the French Open, it was quite possibly the finest performance on a red clay court by a human being. The historical triumph by the Spanish champion is his 13th overall French Open win and his 20th Grand Slam singles titles, which has […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

10

Iga Swiatek Wins Roland Garros

Iga Swiatek came, Iga Swiatek saw and Iga Swiatek conquered Sofia Kenin 64 61 in an unforgettable display of power tennis genius, to become the first Polish player to win a Grand Slam singles title. For the 19 year old it’s also her very first WTA singles title victory. From the outset, Swiatek showed her […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

9

Sage Salzenstein: How To Fix The Coco Gauff Serve

One of the big surprises of the revival of professional tennis in August was the disappointing mediocre play of 2019 American teen sensation Coco Gauff. The 16-year-old seems to have regressed this year after her headline making 2019 as a 15-year-old. Gauff’s results this year have been ordinary, she made no impact at Cincy Open, […] Continue to read full article...

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On Saturday Iga Swiatek will try to become the first singles player from Poland to win a Grand Slam singles title when she duels American Sofia Kenin in the Roland Garros final. Swiatek has only played the 2020 Australian Open champion once before, in 2016 in the Roland Garros junior third round, beating Kenin 64 […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

8

Why is there no Sofiamania?

Combining power, precision, intelligence and an iron will steely resolve Sofia Kenin has remarkably played her way into her second major final this year, a straight set semi final win vs Petra Kvitova at Roland Garros today. The young American is now just two sets away from her second Grand Slam title of 2020. Kenin […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

7

Simona Halep’s Big Crash At French Open

It has certainly been a strange year off-court and at points during the year, the Grand Slam tournaments looked in doubt. While the show must go on, the clay courts of Roland Garros have proved a stumbling block for many this season. The latest casualty of the women’s singles is the world number 2, Simona […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

7

Can Wawrinka Win Another Major Title?

It happens to every professional sportsperson – the gradual winding down of their careers and the realisation that perhaps their best days are behind them. For Stan Wawrinka, those best days came later than for most. The Swiss player has been something of late bloomer, reaching his career high ranking (3) at the age of […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

5

The Intrigue of Djokovic vs Carreno Busta Rematch

Everybody knows what happened the last time these two dueled at US Open. World no. 1 and heavy favorite to win the US Open Novak Djokovic mishandled a 5-4 40-love first set advantage and then mentally fell apart and was disqualified for striking a lineswoman with a ball hit wrecklessly out of frustration after losing […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

4

The NEXT GEN Dam Has Finally Broken

For years the tennis world wondered and waited, waited and wondered…why aren’t any new young players stepping up to threaten and push out Djokovic, Nadal and Federer? The NEXTGEN young star players were clogged and stagnated behind a sort of psychological fence which prohibited them from interfering with or interrupting the ATP royal elites. Well […] Continue to read full article...

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