Alexander Zverev defeats Karen Khachanov to win Olympic Gold

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Alexander Zverev produced an outstanding performance to beat Karen Khachanov 6-3 6-1 to win the Gold Medal at the Ariake Tennis Center. The German played the perfect match and produced arguably the best performance of his career and looked unbreakable on serve as he dominated the Russian, never allowing him to get into the match. […] READ MORE


It’s Time To Change The Medical Timeout Rules In Tennis

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Belinda Bencic of Switzerland took home Olympic gold with a three-set win over Czech Marketa Vondrousova, but controversy surrounding medical timeouts once again threatened to overshadow the on-court action. On serve in the third set, with Bencic leading 4-3 and Vondrousova ready to serve, the Swiss called for and was granted a medical timeout for […] READ MORE


Are We Pressuring Our Female Athletes To The Brink?

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After the exits of Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka from the Tokyo Olympics, as well as Emma Raducanu from Wimbledon, all implicating pressure as a reason, I have to wonder: What are we doing to our female athletes? Has the pressure around these women gone too far? Hear me out for a sec. I really […] READ MORE


A Brief History of Modern Olympic Women’s Tennis

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Ahead of the Olympic Tennis Finals this weekend, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, takes a look back at the history of the Women’s Singles in modern Olympic Tennis. Seoul 1988: Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Gabriela Sabatini (Argentina) 6–3 6–3 Modern Olympic tennis began with something of a bang in 1988 when Steffi Graf won […] READ MORE