Does Serena Williams Want a 24th Grand Slam Too Much?

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It is beyond doubt that Serena Williams is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Her legacy and her achievements are such that she could play on for a decade without winning another match and they would remain untarnished. But it is also true that the American, a winner of 23 Major titles […] READ MORE


Bianca Andreescu Wins First Career Grand Slam at US Open

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Canada’s Bianca Andreescu continued her summer of victories by winning her first career Grand Slam title at the 2019 US Open. The teenage Canadian star upset the legendary Serena Williams in straight sets 6-3 7-5. Andreescu was confident on serve and broke Williams, who struggled with her own serve, a number of times. Despite Serena’s […] READ MORE


US Open Final Prediction: Rafael Nadal vs Daniil Medvedev

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The 2019 US Open final is upon us with first time finalist Daniil Medvedev facing the three-time US Open champion Rafael Nadal. Damian Kust, Steen Kirby and Jim Smith offer their predictions. Rafael Nadal vs Daniil Medvedev Embed from Getty Images Damian: Medvedev is a counterpart of Bianca Andreescu – he just can’t lose. Well, […] READ MORE


What Next For “Grandad-Fed” After US Open Defeat?

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When Grigor Dimitrov defeated Roger Federer in the US Open quarterfinal earlier this week, he may have done more than simply reach his first Major semi-final since the 2017 Australian Open. In the process, he might just have shed the most unwanted nickname not only in tennis but arguably in the whole of sport. If […] READ MORE


Serena’s 24th Grand Slam Struggle

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Serena Williams won her twenty-third Grand Slam title at the 2017 Australian Open. Not losing a set in the whole tournament, she defeated her sister Venus 6-4, 6-4 to surpass Steffi Graf’s record of Majors won in the Open Era (1969-). Just one Slam more was needed to tie the all-time highest tally of 24, […] READ MORE


Serena Williams Dominates Again – Onto the US Open Finals

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The writer’s adage holds that writing a short story is more difficult than writing a long story. Not so in the case of Serena Williams and the 2019 US Open. For the second time in three days, Williams dusted off a world class tennis player. This time, her victim was #5 seed and number five […] READ MORE



Serena in the Semis: The Unbelievable Numbers

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Thursday, September 5: US Open Women’s Semifinals: Serena Williams(8) vs Elina Svitolina(5) Belinda Bencic(13) vs Bianca Andreescu(15) At first glance, the women’s semis are noteworthy, but not startling. Seeds one through four eliminated, but all four participants are seeded. Only one Grand Slam champion, but World #5 and arguably the brightest teenage star in the […] READ MORE