Watching the ATP these days is a bit of a game within a game. While there are match results, tournament results, and Slam results from week to week, the most popular game in town is prognosticating on the future of the Big Three — will Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal overtake Roger Federer’s Grand Slam […]
A little coffee talk with a pair of friendly rivals.
Gaël plays doubles. Or is on the court while foibles is happening being Gaël.
Is there such a thing as too much #tennisparadise?
Embed from Getty Images For some, the Lazarus Effect is nothing more than a bad horror movie. To others, it’s a miracle of coming back from the dead. For me, it’s watching Venus Williams. Is there any player who seems to come back from the (figurative) dead more than Venus Williams? It’s more than just […]
Embed from Getty Images It’s been an incredible six months for Stefanos Tsitsipas — he’s had a sparkling, high-profile win over Roger Federer at the Australian Open, DMed with Naomi Osaka, added to his sizable (and puzzled) social media following, and achieved a life-long goal of reaching the top ten. But, into each life some […]
Putting a wrap on Laver Cup II.
Discretion is the better part of valor, except when it isn’t.
Pondering Roger-Novak LXVI and the passage of time.
Embed from Getty Images Sports function best in a state of hegemony. Absolute parity in sports makes it hard for fans to get behind a team (or against one), and total dominance has a way of sucking the air out of the room. Rather, that state of having robust rivalries between a few dominant players […]