Live analysis of the Australian Open final between Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray.
Live Analysis of the Novak Djokovic vs David Ferrer Semifinal match at the 2013 Australian Open.
Live Analysis of the Novak Djokovic vs Tomas Berdych Quarterfinal match at the 2013 Australian Open.
There has been a lot of talk recently about those nice baked goods we love to eat, and tennis players love to dish out (and avoid receiving): bagels. That got me thinking … how do the Big Four of the ATP compare against each other in terms of dishing out 6-0 sets to the opposition, specifically, how do they compare at Grand Slam events? And what do we see when we look at the WTA? My wife and I did some scavenging around on the ATP and WTA sites (the same task took us about four times longer on the WTA site, but that’s a rant for another day) and we found some interesting things. Let’s start!
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.
Relive every 2012 Grand Slam and Olympics Gold singles celebration moment in GIF form.
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.
The third set of the 2011 US Open final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, as told in GIFs.
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:
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