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Bianca and Naomi look for rematch at Shiseido WTA Finals in Shenzhen

Bianca Andreescu and Naomi Osaka, both blessed with big baseline power games, played one of the best matches of the year in Beijing. They will look forward to a rematch if they can… Continue reading

Murray playing with metal and fire

Andy Murray isn’t playing with the same hip that won Wimbledon and the US Open. But his mind and heart appear to be the same after hip surgery. He was a mad perfectionist… Continue reading

Will Rafa overtake Roger as the Greatest Ever?

  (UPDATE: Rafa Nadal won the US Open for his 19th slam title, only one behind Roger Federer) When Roger Federer won his 20th grand slam in Melbourne in early 2018, he seemingly… Continue reading

The Russians are coming

  == Players of Russian ancestry are taking over tennis. The WTA’s top 100 rankings have recently included more than a dozen women with Russian heritage. Inspired by Maria Sharapova, these women include… Continue reading

Goffin in Cincy reaches first M1000 final

David Goffin is the closest thing currently on tour to Bjorn Borg in terms of size, speed and maximum court coverage. Thanks to a walk-over in the quarters and a semi-final victory over… Continue reading

The Nick Kyrgios we wanted — part II

This is the Nick Kyrgios we have long wanted. Focussed, courageous, respectful and entertaining on almost every point.  He’s playing again with heart and soul to go with his explosive talent and unorthodox… Continue reading

Simona rocks Serena in Wimbledon final

  … Simona Halep has probably been the best player on tour the past five years, other than Serena Williams. The WTA has hyped other players such as Genie Bouchard, Naomi Osaka and… Continue reading

Young players need time to grow up

… –Naomi Francois Osaka, an American representing Japan, is one of the most hyped women on the tennis tour since the dawn of Venus and Serena Williams. Osaka, only 21, has already earned… Continue reading

Wang Qiang finding confidence at Wimbledon

— Wang Qiang, looking good in a white Stella McCartney and Adidas hoodie, is speaking in English with more confidence these days.  She came into Wimbledon ranked 15 in the world, and she… Continue reading

Hsieh Su-Wei carves into Wimbledon 3rd round

—- Hsieh Su-wei, ranked number 29 at age 33, is becoming a player nobody wants to play, especially on grass. In the first two rounds of Wimbledon, she used slice from both sides,… Continue reading