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Novak needs rhythm early at Wimbledon

Preparation is key ahead of a grand slam, where free-swinging underdogs are hungry to catch top seeds on a bad day. Stan Wawrinka paid this price, losing his first round match at Wimbledon.… Continue reading

Djokovic bends but doesn’t break

Novak Djokovic is the most flexible player ever in tennis. It’s not only his body; it’s his mind. He’s the best ever at overcoming adversity. He’s rarely ever out of a match. Seemingly… Continue reading

BECK: Novak needs rest, peace, and war

—- by Chris Beck —- “I feel I’m in a much better state of mind than maybe I was the end of last year,” Novak Djokovic told media before aiming to defend his… Continue reading

BECK: Why Federer, Graf still ahead of Serena

— by Chris Beck — Serena Williams and Roger Federer are both 35 and coming off wins at the Australian Open, stirring debate over who is the greatest of all time. Most fans… Continue reading

RePlay the Point with Pete Ziebron

  Listen to RePlay the Point with Pete Ziebron and Jared Pine on BlogTalk Radio:   (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/replaythepoint)   Tune in every week as Pete and Jared talk to Karen Helf (writer for TennisView… Continue reading

How Murray owns Raonic — and the world

  With Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer out with injuries, and Novak Djokovic slumping, Andy Murray owns the world right now, not only Milos Raonic. But he definitely has owned Raonic this year,… Continue reading

Who’s Hopin’ at The Open

Will Serena make history? Will Andy unseat Novak? Here’s who’s hot, and not, coming into the US Open.  —– Novak Djokovic says he’s dealt with a wrist injury and private matters this summer.… 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

Murray passes Raonic to win Wimbledon

— Big serves get the hype but passing shots often win at Wimbledon. Think Borg passing McEnroe, or Federer passing Roddick. Great returners and passers such as Agassi, Nadal and Djokovic all won… 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