The Changeover team and Brodie of Mind the Racket preview the French Open and make predictions.
Lindsay and Juan Jose take a look back at the 2004 French Open, aka the “Myskina Slam.”
Roger Federer takes Reddit by storm.
To gear up for the French Open, we take a look back at tournaments from the past.
This week on The Backboard: I do a Power Ranking of the first 5 ATP Masters 1000 of the 2013 season. Also, Douglas Perry writes a great piece on Rafael Nadal, Miguel Seabra tells a revealing story of a past ATP CEO, and I write an essay about how my habit of listening to full albums has evolved. Musical guest: Toro Y Moi!
The only predictions you need to read.
Highlights include Nadal’s dominance, Halep and Paire’s surprise runs, and a thorough discussion about the troubles of Novak Djokovic.
An in-depth look at how Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer returned serve during the 2013 Rome final.
Who said this was going to be a boring week?
Amy answers reader questions about the best tennis books, Wozniacki’s struggles, how players can work on mental strength, and more.