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Naomi Francois Osaka: An American immigrant success story

  Long before his daughter Naomi won the US Open, Leonard Francois had a dream. He was born in Haiti, studied at New York University and then moved to Japan, joining thousands of… Continue reading

Milos beats Denis at “Battle of Canada” in Ohio

After losing in Madrid, this time Milos Raonic won the “Battle of Canada” on a rainy, windy Thursday in Mason, Ohio. Milos was more solid, and his experienced helped him deal better with… Continue reading

Anderson stuns Federer at Wimbledon

— We knew Kevin Anderson could serve big. For four hours, he continued to hit his spots versus Roger Federer at more than 130 mph. His return game was the surprise, especially the… Continue reading

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

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

Portraits of the King of Clay

  Rafa Nadal doesn’t like playing in dark, damp, muddy conditions. An islander from Mallorca, he’d rather play in the hot sun with wind blowing up dust and spin. But the gloomy light… Continue reading

Rafa on Rampage in Rome

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Djokovic “turns a corner” in Rome

Novak Djokovic was smiling after his loss to Rafa Nadal in the Rome Masters semi-finals. He didn’t always used to smile after losses. But this time he knows he’s back playing at the… Continue reading

Will Rafa overtake Roger as the Greatest Ever?

  When Roger Federer won his 20th grand slam this year in Melbourne, he seemingly cemented his place as the greatest player in tennis history. But then Roger lost early in Miami and… Continue reading