A detailed look into the Key Points of the Sharapova-Kerber semifinal in the Stuttgart WTA Premier event.
I just can’t stop thinking about this Ben Rothenberg piece, aptly titled “Unforced Error Is Unloved Statistic Among Tennis Players“. You probably read it already — it came out during the first week of Indian Wells. If you haven’t, do take a look. Rothenberg tells the story of how this particular statistic came to be, […]
A moonball rally from the Indian Wells semifinal between Caroline Wozniacki and Angelique Kerber.
The first day of a Grand Slam is always the most hectic, but we kept our eyes peeled for as many noteworthy events as possible. Here’s what we learned.
Look, as most of you know my time as a tennis fan is primarily filled with angst. Though I appreciate them all, I’m not a member of the Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, or even Murray fan club. I tend to embrace the off-beat underdog, the hot-head underachiever, the scrappy veteran, or Agnieszka Radwanska. This means that the first week of Grand Slams for me are usually filled with heart-ache, tears, and multiple therapy sessions. My hopes typically lie with 250s, which means my angst never gets an off-week.
Sometimes we forget that the best tennis match of the year should be the match with the best tennis, regardless of the round, tournament, or players involved. And it should have a certain level of excellence throughout, not just near the end or at the beginning. With that in mind, let’s take a look at Azarenka vs. Kerber at the WTA Championships.
Earlier in the week, Lindsay shared her wishlist. I jokingly said that she might end up 0 for 5 on wishes, even though I am rooting for some of them to come true. Last week Amy shared her five wishes for the 2013 tennis season, and I think she has a great chance of getting at least two of those wishes in 2013. Without further ado, here are my five wishes for the 2013 season: