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Wimbledon supports Ukraine, bans players from Russia and Belarus

by Christopher Johnson  —In support of Ukraine, the All England Club will prohibit Russians and Belarusians from playing at The Championships at Wimbledon this year.  The ATP and the WTA, which organize the… Continue reading

Djokovic will wear them all down

If Novak Djokovic is the greatest player ever, it’s because he has the greatest skill: the ability to wear down and outlast the opponent. He is 35-10 in 5-set matches, and many of… Continue reading

Wimbledon announce sensible, flexible plans for The Championships 2021

Wimbledon, which was cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic, plans to have fans at The Championships in 2021. They’ve also asked players and their support staff, who normally rent homes near the… Continue reading

For Djokovic, mini can be major in a major

Mini-tennis can be a major factor in a major.  Novak Djokovic is the master of the mini.  It’s a major weapon for Novak that often gets treated like a minor part of his… Continue reading

Bianca deserves better advice

—-   After not playing for 15 months, Bianca Andreescu needed matches coming into the Australian Open. But she and her team decided to practice for a week instead of playing a warm-up… Continue reading

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