Shapovalov becomes main draw for Canada

—- First, he won the Battle of North York, beating his fellow Toronto suburbanite Milos Raonic in Madrid. Then Denis Shapovalov overtook Raonic in the ATP ranking after storming back to beat longtime… Continue reading

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

Alexander the Great

  He’s only 21 years old, and he’s already won Masters 1000 titles in Rome, Montreal and Madrid within the span of a year. How far can he go, and will he overtake… Continue reading

Tsitsipas, 19, reaches Barcelona final

Stefanos Tsitsipas, age 19, has reached the final of the Barcelona Open, beating Diego Schwartzman, Albert Ramos Vinolas, Dominic Thiem and Pablo Carreno. It’s a stunning rise for the Greek teenager. Before Monte… Continue reading

Big crowds for Barcelona Open

  — Big crowds are turning out for the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, thanks to sunny weather and the best line-up in years including Rafa Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Grigor Dimitrov, Dominic Thiem, Kei… Continue reading

Barcelona’s best draw ever

  (photo credit: Tiziano Caffi in Barcelona) — Fans in Barcelona are being treated to one of the best line-ups in the tournament’s history. Rafael Nadal, who won his 10th Barcelona Open last… 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

Big year ahead for Big John Isner?

 — When asked in Paris last fall about French cuisine, John Isner joked that he was eating a cheeseburger every day because “they cook a good one here.” In truth, Isner has been… Continue reading

Serena deserves more time

— When Naomi Francois “Osaka” beat her idol Serena Williams in the first round near their homes in the Miami area, Serena reportedly walked straight into a vehicle and skipped a press conference.… Continue reading

Can Federer win all 4 slams in 2018?

With Nadal, Djokovic, Murray, Wawrinka, Raonic and Nishikori all dealing with injuries, a healthy Roger Federer has a real shot this year at the calendar Grand Slam, last achieved by Rod Laver in… Continue reading