ACDC fan Djokovic “Back in Black”

  — First, they said Novak Djokovic, who held all four majors, was going to surpass Roger Federer as the greatest of all-time. Then, they said he was finished. Djokovic, more than anything… Continue reading

Wimbledon listens to players after Anderson beats Isner 26-24 in 5th set

— Striking a balance between progress and tradition, Wimbledon will play a tie-breaker at 12-12 in the fifth set. In a statement, the All England Club said it made the decision after consultations… Continue reading

BECK: Suddenly everyone has an opinion about tennis

—- by Chris Beck, special to GrandSlam Magazine —— The debate over the women’s final at Arthur Ashe stadium, where Serena Williams clashed with umpire Carlos Ramos, has spilled from the sports pages… Continue reading

Naomi Francois Osaka: An American immigrant success story

  Long before his daughter Naomi won the US Open, Leonard Francois had a dream. He was born in Haiti, studied at New York University and then moved to Japan, joining thousands of… Continue reading

how Roger can avoid retirement

—   At age 37, Roger Federer looked tired, lacking spring in his legs. He was missing his spots on serve, shanking returns into the net, and even flubbing easy volleys. When this… Continue reading

Djoker goes wild in Cincy

  Novak Djokovic, beating Roger Federer in Cincinnati, became the first player ever to win all nine Masters 1000 titles as well as all four slams. He worked on his serve on center… Continue reading

Kiki Bertens beats Halep to win Cincy

Kiki Bertens came from behind to beat a tired Simona Halep to win the Western and Southern Open near Mason, Ohio. (all images copyright Christopher Johnson Globalite Media all rights reserved)

Milos beats Denis at “Battle of Canada” in Ohio

After losing in Madrid, this time Milos Raonic won the “Battle of Canada” on a rainy, windy Thursday in Mason, Ohio. Milos was more solid, and his experienced helped him deal better with… Continue reading

Too hot for tennis? How to schedule events for climate change

— Imagine playing Madrid, Rome and Roland Garros in the peak summer heat of August instead of the cool days of spring. Sound outrageous? It is. But that’s what tennis players and fans… Continue reading