American Men’s Tennis – A Rebound Coming?

|

American Men’s Tennis enthusiasts can usually answer the following question pretty quickly: Question: Who is the last American man to win the US Open?” Answer: Andy Roddick in 2003. Pundits and commentators make this point about American men’s tennis in the days leading up to just about every Grand Slam event contested each year. After […] READ MORE



Rick Macci: Venus Williams Should Have Been Greater Than Serena Williams

|

Seven-time USPTA national coach of the year and USPTA Master Professional Rick Macci coached two of the greatest female athletes in history, Venus and Serena Williams. Furthermore, Macci has coached other #1-ranked players like Andy Roddick, Jennifer Capriati, and Maria Sharapova. He spoke exclusively to the Double Bagel Tennis Podcast and believed “Venus [Williams] would’ve been the […] READ MORE



The Best Men Who Never Won Wimbledon

|

Many of the men’s game’s greatest champions have lifted the title at Wimbledon, with the honour board at the All England Club unsurprisingly a who’s who of tennis greatness. But there have also been some very fine players who never managed to get over the line at Wimbledon. Here’s a look at some of the […] READ MORE


Five Unlikely Men who Won the US Open

|

Whatever happens in New York this weekend, there will be a new king of the city, or at least its most prestigious tennis court, the Arthur Ashe Stadium. One from Alexander Zverev, Pablo Carreño Busta, Daniil Medvedev or Dominic Thiem will win the US Open Men’s Singles title, and in the process they will become […] READ MORE


American Men Continue To Struggle At The US Open

|

22 American men competed at this year’s US Open at the singles level. With an open draw since Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer weren’t playing, the Americans tried their luck. Although, they seemed to not take advantage of playing a home field event. Big Hope But Same Results Again and again, the American men had […] READ MORE


Roger Federer: The Gentleman of Tennis

|

When many people think of men’s tennis, the first name that comes to mind is Roger Federer. The Swiss star has captivated his fans since the start of his career 22 years ago in 1998, when he won the junior Wimbledon title as well as the prestigious Orange Bowl in Miami. Three years later, after […] READ MORE


Does a Precocious Triumph at Junior Grand Slam Signal ATP Success?

|

Personally, one of my favorite topics in tennis is the development of top junior prospects. It’s fascinating to monitor whether they blossom into bona fide stars or, in turn, never pan out among pros. The sentence “junior dominance may not necessarily translate into a successful professional career” has been repeated beyond saturation. Certain players experience […] READ MORE