WTA Year in Review: Top 5 Women in the World

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2020, by all measures, was an unusual year, and the tennis world did not get through the year unscathed. A change in ranking calculations, tournament cancellations, revised tournament dates, and players opting out of tournaments all contributed to how the final rankings played out. The end result is a WTA Top 5 ranking list that […] READ MORE


Semifinals for the Aged?

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The game of tennis has evolved into one of the most physically demanding of all sports. Improved racquet technology has resulted in more powerful ground strokes and faster paced serves. The increase in power in turn has led to the development of a more physically fit player. That being said, it is surprising that the […] READ MORE


Roland Garros: Womens Semifinals Preview

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Cold temperatures, torrential downpours of rain, and gusts of wind all have combined to make for terrible conditions for tennis at Roland Garros. The first round saw the Australian Open winner Angelique Kerber lose in a three set match to Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands. As is often the case, the pressure of expectations once […] READ MORE


What to Expect from the French Women at Roland Garros

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Most sports teams covet home field advantage. The support of the home fans is often counted as an extra player on the field, not to mention the opportunity for your friends and family to attend the game. Tennis players, however, are different; home tournaments are equated with home pressure. A major tournament on home soil […] READ MORE



Women's Australian Open Semifinals Preview

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Semifinal #1: Agnieszka Radwanska, the #4 seed from Poland, versus Serena Williams, the #1 seed from the United States. As with any match Williams plays, it is really hard to bet against her. That being said here is how the match sets up. Williams and Radwanska have played eight matches on the WTA tour. Williams […] READ MORE




Baseball or Hockey? In my Book Hockey Wins

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Something strange is happening in my city of Toronto. It is the start of hockey season and the trials and tribulations of the Maple Leafs should be front and centre. But this year the whole city is focused on the Toronto Blue Jays. Baseball fever has taken over the city as the boys of summer […] READ MORE