American Men Continue To Struggle At The US Open

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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

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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?

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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



The Parallels Between Two Wimbledon Finals: 2009 and 2019

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Consensus has long been reached that the 16th game of the fifth set was the pivot that changed the course of the 2019 men’s singles final at Wimbledon. Roger Federer’s inability to convert either of the two match points he had at 40-15 in that game has led to speculations of whether the 20-time Grand […] READ MORE


Roger Federer’s Top 5 Wimbledon Matches

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Roger Federer has been in a lot of top matches throughout his career, and many of his most famous took place at Wimbledon, a Grand Slam he has won a record eight times. With the Championships taking place right now, let’s take a look at the Swiss maestro’s five best matches at the All England […] READ MORE


Does Men’s Tennis have a Big Three sized problem?

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A lost generation I’ve watched tennis for decades, and enjoyed the variety of champions over the years such as Bjorn Borg, Rod Laver, John Newcombe, John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, and so many others. Currently tennis remains under the thumb of the so-called Big Three – Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. In the past […] READ MORE


Fifteen Years Later, John Isner is a Ray of Hope for Americans

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The US Open, and men’s tennis in general, has mostly been an American monopoly for the greater part of Open Era. 19 of the 36 men’s singles winners, from 1968 to 2003, were Americans. And of the 72 finalists, 33 were Americans. But, ever since Andy Roddick’s title-winning run in 2003, there’s been a sharp […] READ MORE