Federer aims for 9th Gerry Weber title

Roger Federer is going for his 9th title at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany this week. He says he’s healthy physically, but is he rusty after skipping the clay court season?… Continue reading

Joyful Jelena wins French Open

The joy spread on her face the moment after she hit a return winner down the line to seal the match.     Jelena Ostapenko from Latvia says she felt destined to win.… Continue reading

Thiem Dream: Future King of Clay?

  The Thiem Dream is becoming reality, especially on clay. In 2017 he beat Andy Murray in Barcelona, lost to Rafa Nadal in the Mutua Madrid final and then beat Rafa in Rome… 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

Elina Svitolina, Ruler of Rome

Acrobatic, energetic and diligent, Elina Svitolina from Odessa, Ukraine beat Garbine Muguruza then Simona Halep to conquer Rome 2017. While the tennis world talks about Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Angelique Kerber, Petra Kvitova… 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

Maria Sharapova and the Gods of Tennis

Maria was bigger than the sport. Now she’s going to have to be even bigger. —- by Christopher Johnson —- More than most other sports, tennis has an unwritten code of ethics and… Continue reading