Kiki Bertens beats Halep to win Cincy

Kiki Bertens came from behind to beat a tired Simona Halep to win the Western and Southern Open near Mason, Ohio. (all images copyright Christopher Johnson Globalite Media all rights reserved)

Milos beats Denis at “Battle of Canada” in Ohio

After losing in Madrid, this time Milos Raonic won the “Battle of Canada” on a rainy, windy Thursday in Mason, Ohio. Milos was more solid, and his experienced helped him deal better with… Continue reading

Too hot for tennis? How to schedule events for climate change

— Imagine playing Madrid, Rome and Roland Garros in the peak summer heat of August instead of the cool days of spring. Sound outrageous? It is. But that’s what tennis players and fans… Continue reading

7 reasons why Djokovic won Wimbledon

— 1—He didn’t face defending champion Roger Federer. If Federer had converted his match point in the third set against Kevin Anderson, he would have been fresh enough to possibly beat Isner in… Continue reading

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

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