Monthly Archive: May, 2019

Injuries hit WTA at French Open

  The WTA has a serious problem with physical and mental health of players. Parents, coaches and federations are understandably enticed to push players hard at young ages because, like world number 39… Continue reading

Ostapenko double faults out of Roland Garros

  —-How unpredictable is the WTA? Jelena Ostapenko has never won a match at Roland Garros other than 2017, when she won 7 matches and beat Simona Halep in the final. In her… Continue reading

Shapovalov goes 2-5 on European clay

  Denis Shapovalov had a good 2018 clay season leading up to Roland Garros, going deep in events before losing to Sascha Zverev in Madrid and Rafael Nadal in Rome. But he won… Continue reading

Nole reigns again in Spain

  Andre Agassi spoke about playing in a “waking dream”. Djokovic is in a dream, and it seems nobody can wake him up. In this dream, he wins on clay in Madrid, and… Continue reading

Wimbledon listens to fans, players and common sense

— While maintaining its wonderful 19th century charm, Wimbledon is also making changes to adapt to desires of players and fans. Remember the controversy last year when Novak Djokovic beat Rafa Nadal under… Continue reading