A Year in Review: Maria Sharapova
In 2014, Maria Sharapova provided thrilling entertainment both in victory and defeat. Here’s a look back at her season.
Let’s Let Serena’s Return To No. 1 Just Be About The Greatness of Serena Williams
Serena Williams regained the No. 1 ranking today in Doha. This means Serena Williams is awesome. Some people want it to mean something else.
Get Excited: Sydney, ATP Auckland, and WTA Hobart
A look at what’s ahead in Week 2 of the tennis season in Hobart, Sydney, and Auckland.
The Picks for January 5th, 2013
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.
Changeover Chat: 2013 Predictions
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: […]
Six Matches in 2012 That Nearly Killed Me
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.
The Best Match of 2012 – Azarenka and Kerber Set Istanbul Ablaze
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.
Changeover Chat: Individual WTA Awards
In this episode of the Changeover Chat, a quick back-and-forth exchange between the writing staff at The Changeover, we discuss our own picks for the WTA player awards, plus some new categories.
Juan José’s 2013 Wish List
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:
Social Media Studies: Tennis Twitter Thanksgiving
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: