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Jun/21

13

It can no longer be denied who is the greatest

Novak Djokovic defeated a superhuman challenge by Stefanos Tsitsipas with a five set 67 26 63 62 64 masterpiece of blood, guts, genius, and unbreakable iron will. The 33 year old Serbian needed everything in his arsenal and bag of tricks to defy the ambitious Greek, who will surely inevitably win at least a handful […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/21

8

Moment Of Truth At Roland Garros

We are at the home stretch of Roland Garros and anything is possible. Rafa Nadal looks like prime Rafa Nadal, he’s cruising through the draw and is on course for a semi showdown with Novak Djokovic, who survived a two-set deficit to Lorenzo Musetti. I am reasonably certain the tennis gods will not allow Djokovic […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

30

Top Ten Tennis Bores and Charisma Kings

Brian Gottfried once said: “If all players behaved like me, nobody would come to watch tennis.” I never saw Brian Gottfried play but have had the fortune to interview him several times and if his on court demeaner was considered boring, even by his own self-admission, let it be known the former world no. 3 […] Continue to read full article...

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Did you know the two No. 1 players in the world both use racquets produced by Head? Yes, Novak Djokovic and Ash Barty, the top ranked players in the ATP and WTA respectively, both compete with Head racquets. Barty has used Head for her entire pro career. She endorses the Head Graphene 360 Speed MP […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

19

The “Vicious Competitor”

Reading the Jimmy Connors “The Outsider” book, one of many passages that jumped out of the page and sparked profound thought was a quote by Pancho Gonzales that embedded in a young Jimbo. Over a half century later Connors still remembered it and included it on page 61… “The great champions were always vicious competitors. […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

8

Is Federer unrealistic about Djokovic’s greatness?

Roger Federer has not beaten Novak Djokovic in a Grand Slam major since 2012 at Wimbledon. Since then Djokovic has won all six of their major meetings, including three Wimbledon finals in 2019, 2015 and 2014 and also the US Open final of 2015. This weekend in Dubai, Federer made some interesting comments about his […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

8

Press Conference Questions You Won’t Hear

To Roger Federer: Can you name three things you really like about Novak Djokovic? To Naomi Osaka: Would you ever consider wearing masks to salute Asian or White victims of black brutality? To Serena Williams: What would it take for you to play John McEnroe in a new edition of Battle of the Sexes? Or […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

25

Nalbandian On Facing Fedalkovic

David Nalbandian achieved remarkable success vs Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, stinging the legendary ATP trio with several painful losses. The Argentine wizard accomplished a career 11-20 record vs Fedalkovic. Most memorably, Nalbandian beat Federer from two sets down in the 2005 Masters Cup, now named the ATP Nitto World Tour Finals. He […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

16

Rage and Joy at AO

Novak Djokovic was in peril of being ousted from the Australian Open by Alexander Zverev. The top seed lost the first set 76, won the second but found himself down 4-1 in the third. His instinctive reaction was to smash his Head Speed Pro racquet into the court three times to destroy the faulty equipment. […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/21

19

Who Are The Favorites For AO21?

The bad news is that there will be a slight delay to the start of the Australian Open 2021, with organisers pushing the tournament back to February 8th. However, the good news is that, despite all the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the global coronavirus pandemic, the first tennis major of the year is going ahead. Sadly, […] Continue to read full article...

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