Tag Archive: Christopher Johnson tennis journalist

Madison Keys wins Cincy 2019

— Madison Keys, number 18 in the world, had only won a single match in the two months previous to Cincinnati. But she turned things around all week. Falling behind 1-3, she rallied… Continue reading

Djokovic finds Federer’s weak spot in Wimbledon final

How did Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer, 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3) in the Wimbledon 2019 final despite Roger winning 14 more points, hitting 40 more winners and 15 more… 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

Wimbledon was created for me

  I’m 9 years old in the 19th century. That’s how I feel. I love the smell of ivy, fresh flowers and especially the short blades of green grass soft under my feet.… Continue reading

Wimbledon Preview: Nadal to beat Federer in final

Sometimes it depends on who wants it more. Returning from injury, Roger Federer wanted it more in the Australian Open final, where he stormed back from 1-3 down in the fifth set to… Continue reading

Slammin’ Stan wins US Open

  —- When you’ve won 11 of your last finals, including 3 slams, it’s no longer a fluke. Stan Wawrinka, who won the 2014 Australian, 2015 French and 2016 US Opens, now only… Continue reading

Zverev, Thiem, Kyrgios — new faces of tennis

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Why equality is good for all

  Tennis has a special place in male-female relations. More than other sports, men and women play side-by-side, inspiring fans and kids across genders. My elementary school buddies and I didn’t only emulate… Continue reading

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