Kerber wrestles Wimbledon from Serena

  Angelique Kerber has long been known for her defense. But the counter-puncher can really punch, even while squatting close to the grass. She out-hit Serena Williams to win the Wimbledon final 6-3,… 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

Serena: I won’t be tennis mom

When Serena Williams gave birth to her daughter Olympia last year, many tennis fans hoped for a second coming of Serena. But Serena surprised journalists and fans at Wimbledon by saying she hopes… Continue reading

Raonic lurking in the grass

— Many people have forgotten about Milos Raonic. He’s often injured, they say. He can’t make it through a tournament without pulling out. But Milos, when asked if he believes he can win… Continue reading

Roger will rock Wimbledon again

Never mind Roger Federer’s struggles in Germany. He’s still the favorite to win Wimbledon. He was beaming after trouncing Dusan Lajovic in the opening match on the pristine green grass of center court,… 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

Sugita stuns Thiem on Gerry Weber grass in Germany

—-For players on tour, it’s a short hop between clay and grass. On grass, it’s also all about playing short hops. Dominic Thiem, who likes positioning himself deep on clay, would have to… 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