What’s wrong with Genie Bouchard? Go back to 2013

Most players take years to climb the ranks and learn how to deal with fortune and fame. Genie Bouchard, on the other hand, rocketed very fast, very soon. In 2014, the WTA, corporate… Continue reading

How happiness helps Roger Federer

Before the Dubai Duty Free tournament in UAE in February, journalists sat down for a roundtable discussion with Roger Federer. Here’s an excerpt: Question: How do you keep your motivation? Answer: Got to… Continue reading

Roger Federer: the pride of Dubai

At age 33, Roger Federer isn’t too old to lift another trophy — this time in his adopted home of Dubai. Like others around the world, Dubai fans love Federer because he’s generous… Continue reading

Borna Coric, 18, beats Murray to make name at Dubai Duty Free

Simona Halep wins thrilling Dubai Duty Free final over Pliskova

The Mad Brilliant Expressions of Andy Murray

Rafa Nadal hoping to rebound in 2015

Recovering from injuries in 2014, Rafael Nadal looked rusty in losing to Andy Murray 6-0, 6-2 at Mubadala in Abu Dhabi. His timing was off, and he mis-hit several balls into the stands.… Continue reading

The Milos Raonic way to victory — play poorly, serve well

—by Christopher Johnson— Milos Raonic likes to share a lesson that his idol Pete Sampras taught him: ‘Champions find a way to win, even when not playing well.’ It’s amazing how often Raonic… Continue reading