Novak Djokovic Piles the Pressure on Rafael Nadal in Fight for #1

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Novak Djokovic put himself within touching distance of the #1 ranking with a 7-5 6-1 victory over Portugal’s Joao Sousa in the second round of the Paris Masters. The Serb’s win means that Rafael Nadal must defeat his compatriot — Fernando Verdasco — tomorrow in order to stay on top of the world rankings. Failure to do so will […] READ MORE


There are No Male Grand Slam Champions Under the Age of 30

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For the first time in ATP history, there are no active Grand Slam champions under the age of 30 years old. Thanks to Marin Cilic’s birthday recently, we have gone into uncharted territory on the men’s side of the game. There was once a time when players barely made it into their thirties: Bjorn Borg […] READ MORE


Dominic Thiem Claims His First Indoor ATP Title in St. Petersburg

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Dominic Thiem produced a ruthless peformance to win the St. Petersburg Open for the first time in his career. The Austrian outplayed Martin Klizan as he raced to a comfortable 6-3 6-1 victory in little over an hour. By becoming the St. Petersburg Open champion, Thiem registers his eleventh career title and first on indoor […] READ MORE


Why Does Kei Nishikori Play So Well at the US Open?

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For the third time in the past four years, Kei Nishikori is into the semifinals of the US Open. He avenged his 2014 final loss to Cilic by winning an epic five-setter against the Croat on Wednesday. The Japanese superstar has made the last eight at all the Grand Slams, but he has only progressed […] READ MORE


Nick Kyrgios Is Good For Tennis

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The mercurial talent that is Nick Kyrgios is, once again, a massive talking point at the 2018 US Open – and it is only Day 5! The Australian has been known to not give his best effort in matches, and this was the case in his second round match against Pierre-Hugues Herbert. Kyrgios found himself […] READ MORE


Are We Entering a Third Phase of Djokovic Domination?

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Novak Djokovic at his peak is arguably the most devastating player in the history of the sport. Few names in tennis could live with the Serb at his best, let alone beat him. After reaching the highest of heights in tennis excellence back in early 2016, Novak Djokovic endured a rather tricky spell immediately afterwards–but […] READ MORE