A look at what’s ahead in Week 2 of the tennis season in Hobart, Sydney, and Auckland.
In this episode of The Picks, Amy, Juan José and Lindsay pick winners for the ATP Doha final, and the WTA finals in Brisbane, Shenzhen and Auckland.
We discuss our predictions for 2013 in this week’s Changeover Chat, a quick back-and-forth exchange between the writing staff at The Changeover. Don’t hold us to them! Amy: What are your predictions for 2013? Juan José: Here’s one to get us started: on the men’s side, all Grand Slams will be won by two people: […]
I love the ATP Masters 1000. They’re a genius idea: you make a set number of events mandatory for the top guys, you dump a ton of money on them, and then you sit back and enjoy the fireworks.
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.
Lindsay and Juan José have the strange habit of looking at old tournament draws. Here is their back and forth about a very interesting event, the 2006 French Open.
So, how are you enjoying that offseason?
It’s a trick question of course, because the tennis season is FAR from over. This week in Sao Paolo, Brazil eight of the finest tennis players in the world are battling it out on fast hard-courts to see who will be crowned the Champion of tennis.
As we all in the US continue our slow digestion of the many lovely treats from Thanksgiving dinner, I thought it would be interesting to see what tennis players had to say during this very American holiday. Our Changeover Twitter account follows many pros, so here is a chronological look at what they decided to share with us on Thanksgiving Day:
That’s it folks. No more ATP tennis for 2012. Challengers and exhibitions only. Having withdrawal symptoms already? Well, I’m here to help. I had fun looking back at the under-the-radar moments from the WTA season a couple of weeks ago, and so now I want to bring you 10 things about the ATP season that might have already slipped your mind.
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