Will clay season fall flat?

For many years, tennis fans could rely on Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Serena Williams or Simona Halep to bring star power to clay events from Madrid to Rome and… Continue reading

Djokovic will wear them all down

If Novak Djokovic is the greatest player ever, it’s because he has the greatest skill: the ability to wear down and outlast the opponent. He is 35-10 in 5-set matches, and many of… Continue reading

AELTC to invite Ukrainian refugees to Wimbledon

The All England Lawn Tennis Club plans to invite 1000 Ukrainian refugees for a free day at The Championships at Wimbledon, which the club will stage from July 3 to 16.  “In partnership… Continue reading

Rybakina refused to play Jabeur’s game

Ons Jabeur’s unorthodox style of slice-and-dice won her many fans during The Championships at Wimbledon 2022. But it relies on the opponent giving her relatively short or easy balls that she can turn… Continue reading

How Djokovic turns 5-set matches

Like others, Feliciano Lopez was amazed at how Novak Djokovic could win after losing the first two sets to Jannik Sinner. “He believes he only needs one game in the third set to… Continue reading

Kyrgios calls Tsitsipas “soft” after Wimbledon victory

The Defendant, Nick Kyrgios, states his case against the Plaintiff, Stefanos Tsitsipas: 1. “I’m not sure how I bullied him. He was the one hitting balls at me, he was the one that… Continue reading

Tsitsipas calls Kyrgios a “bully” after Wimbledon loss

The Plaintiff, Stefanos Tsitsipas, states his case against the Defendant, Nick Kygrios: 1. “They are repetitive over and over again. It starts to really get — it starts to get really difficult to… Continue reading

Tsitsipas wants to serve and volley more

—Stefanos Tsitsipas says he wants to serve and volley 30 percent more than he’s been doing at Wimbledon.  He thinks it’s too risky to serve and volley on every point like Maxime Cressy.… Continue reading

Tan gives Serena no harmony

—Not many at Wimbledon play like Harmony Tan. You’ll sometimes see puffers playing junkball on the asphalt at nearby Wimbledon Park, but not on the manicured grass at the All England Club against… Continue reading

Alcaraz already a big server at age 19

There’s a lot to love about Carlos Alcaraz. The speed. The dropshots. The kick serve. And how about his big serve. At age 19, he hit several serves over 130 miles per hour,… Continue reading