Monthly Archive: June, 2018

A new star is Borna

  –Raised on Croatian clay and hardcourts, Borna Coric, age 21, had only won 2 matches on grass before coming to Halle, Germany last week. It looks like he’s figured it out. He… Continue reading

Federer “happy” at Halle?

— Even if he’s losing his cool on court, Roger Federer says he’s happy with his results at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany. He’s won it 9 times already, but he… Continue reading

Sugita stuns Thiem on Gerry Weber grass in Germany

—-For players on tour, it’s a short hop between clay and grass. On grass, it’s also all about playing short hops. Dominic Thiem, who likes positioning himself deep on clay, would have to… Continue reading

King of Tears

  — As Rafael Nadal held the trophy in his hand for the 11th time, the crowd kept cheering. They didn’t stop. Rafa was transfixed. The moment hit him. It was something beyond… Continue reading

Simona Halep finally wins 1st slam

— The WTA’s best player the past few years, Simona Halep has long been a great champion, gracious in defeat, even after blowing leads at slams. She finally broke through and won her… Continue reading

Cecchinato stuns Djokovic at Roland Garros

Many tennis fans, and even players such as Genie Bouchard, didn’t know the name Marco Cecchinato before his French Open quarter-final with Novak Djokovic. But Djokovic knew who he was, because he said… Continue reading