Crossroads for Stefanos Tsitsipas

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It has been a strange week for Stefanos Tsitsipas at the US Open. In three rounds of tennis, Tsitsipas played two five-set blockbusters lasting over four hours each, sandwiched by a four setter. The way those matches played out and ultimate defeat to Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz leaves Tsitsipas at an undoubted crossroads. Crossroads because 2021 […] READ MORE


US Open Day 5 – Women’s Match Of The Day

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The 2021 edition of the US Open continues to offer up brilliant tennis in bunches. Day five of the women’s draw is no exception, in fact it’s probably the best day of tennis so far. Friday’s action features seven Grand Slam champions as well as some of the hottest players on the tour this year. […] READ MORE


Gabriela Dabrowski: Consistency A Key To Success

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With the rise of young talent, Canadian tennis appears to be in good hands with the likes of Denis Shapovalov, Bianca Andreescu, Felix Auger Aliassime, and Leylah Fernandez. Throw into the mix veterans like Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard, and it’s easy to see why the sport has received plenty of attention and interest in Canada […] READ MORE


Should Novak Djokovic Be The US Open Favorite?

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The last time we saw Novak Djokovic out on the court, he was falling in the Bronze Medal match against Pablo Carreno Busta. It was a physical three-set match, 4-6, 7-6(6), 3-6, exactly the type of match that Djokovic usually wins. It was the second-straight defeat for a weary-looking Djokovic, who had lost to Alexander […] READ MORE


Daniil Medvedev: An In-Depth Look At His Game

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Daniil Medvedev is a player on the rise. A member of the “NextGen,” Medvedev won his biggest tournament last November at the season ending World Tour finals in London. He also became the first player to defeat the top 3 seeds to win the ATP Finals, which is a great achievement. This year Medvedev has […] READ MORE


Federer, Nadal, or Djokovic: Who will Break the Tie?

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Roger Federer’s recurring knee injury has cast a cloud of uncertainty over his participation in the American hard-court season beginning in a few weeks. Needless to say, this is a huge setback for him and his fans. Fitness concerns have had a toll on the Swiss’s relentless pursuits to stay on top of his game […] READ MORE



Why Novak Djokovic Will Finish 2021 With 20 Major Titles

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Novak Djokovic captured his 18th Grand Slam title with his Australian Open victory, bringing him within two of the record held by both Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. After a mid-tournament injury scare, Djokovic dominated the later rounds–showing why he has been nearly unbeatable in Melbourne. With the level he has played at to start […] READ MORE



Melbourne Epics Should End Calls For Men To Play Three-Setters At Majors

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The 2021 Australian Open Men’s Singles event has produced more epics than an old-time Hollywood studio. In at least four classic five-set encounters, the best male tennis players in the world – including Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Dominic Thiem and Nick Kyrgios (who may not be ranked as highly as the others but […] READ MORE