Category Archive: Export 2019 pre-Wimbledon

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

Sharapova sharp coming into Roland Garros

  There’s no clear favorite on the women’s side of the French Open. It’s easier to find reasons why someone won’t win than why they will. Simona Halep should be the favorite at… Continue reading

Serena deserves more time

— When Naomi Francois “Osaka” beat her idol Serena Williams in the first round near their homes in the Miami area, Serena reportedly walked straight into a vehicle and skipped a press conference.… Continue reading

Serbian Sensation — Filip Krajinovic

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Injured Rafa seals #1 at Paris Rolex Masters

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The Nick Kyrgios we wanted

This is the Nick Kyrgios we wanted. Mature, courageous, respectful and brilliant. He’s playing with heart and soul to go with his explosive talent and unorthodox creativity. He beat Rafa Nadal with intrepid… Continue reading

Nick Kyrgios: the evolution of tennis?

  Is this the Nick Kyrgios tennis fans have been hoping for? He’s one of the hottest players on tour in 2017, beating Novak Djokovic in Acapulco and Indian Wells and testing Roger… Continue reading

Rising stars shine in Cincinnati

  Borna Coric, Nick Kyrgios, Reilly Opelka and Sasha Zverev are among an exciting new generation of players with bright futures. They are talented, dynamic and fun to photograph at the Western and… Continue reading

Gasquet: Allez Les Blur

Nobody moves faster than Richard Gasquet, and he’s moving fast at the French Open after beating Kei Nishikori in a blur of whipping topspin backhands. (images copyright Christopher Johnson Globalite Media, all rights… Continue reading

Murray making a meal of the French Open

After reaching finals in Madrid and Rome, Andy Murray played 10 sets in his first two Roland Garros victories. Will we have enough in the tank to win his first French Open? (all… Continue reading