The 2021 Laver Cup is Here

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The 2021 Laver Cup matches begin Friday in Boston. After a Covid-induced postponement, the fourth edition of the annual competition is back. Four years ago, as the first Laver Cup matches began in Prague, almost nobody really knew what to expect. Would it be a glorified exhibition and money grab? A hit and giggle party […] READ MORE



Laver Cup A Week Away: Questions Abound

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If six of the top ten players the world team up to face off in a Laver Cup in a storied sports city, on foreign soil, will the sports world pay attention? If six world-class players, outside of the Top 10, unite to attempt a classic upset, will the sports world pay attention? We will […] READ MORE



Can Botic van de Zandschulp Be The Next Aslan Karatsev?

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Amidst the breakthrough runs of teenage stars such as Carlos Alcaraz and Emma Raducanu, the 25-year-old Botic van de Zandschulp has fashioned a breakthrough of his own by making the quarterfinals on his US Open debut. The Dutchman now finds himself opening the day session on Arthur Ashe Stadium against second seed Daniil Medvedev. But […] READ MORE


A Surprising and Spectacular Week 1 at the US Open

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“This is the best first week of a slam that I have seen in 40 years,” claimed ESPN’s Brad Gilbert while looking back at week one of the US Open. The return of passionate fans, the emergence of teens and qualifiers, and entirely unpredictable off-court events made for a surprising week one at the US […] READ MORE




Diego Schwartzman has Dream Quarterfinal Path

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Diego Schwartzman came through a potentially stern challenge in Kevin Anderson on Wednesday in fine form. Despite there being a roof on Louis Armstrong Stadium, the first set was plagued with dramatic rain delays. The weather was so bad in New York that the wind blew the rain sideways into the stadium, leaving the court […] READ MORE