Relentless Diego Schwartzman Reaches Maiden Semifinal in Paris

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Until this year, Diego Schwartzman had never reached the semifinal stage of a Grand Slam. He just produced one of the best performances of his career advancing through to his maiden Grand Slam semifinal at the French Open. Schwartzman was not the only Argentine who advanced through to the semifinals–qualifier Nadia Podoroska shocked World #3 […] READ MORE


How Diego Schwartzman Reached His First Grand Slam Semifinal

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Diego Schwartzman outlasted Dominic Thiem to reach his first Grand Slam semi-final at the 2020 French Open. The Argentine prevailed 7-6 (7-1), 5-7, 6-7 (6-8), 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 on Philippe Chatrier in a five-hour-and-eight-minute quarter-final marathon. While Schwartzman had won just a set across his three previous major quarter-final appearances, he went into his fourth […] READ MORE


How Far Can Diego Schwartzman Go?

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Despite reaching the quarterfinals of the 2020 French Open without dropping a set, Diego Schwartzman has somewhat flown under the radar. This is perhaps understandable given the progress of Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Dominic Thiem–the three clear front runners for the title. Schwartzman–who is aiming to reach his first Grand Slam semifinal–will face Thiem […] READ MORE


Dominic Thiem’s tough path to French Open glory

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Dominic Thiem faces a tough draw at the 2020 French Open, as he looks to win a second consecutive Grand Slam title. The Austrian lifted his first Major title at the US Open just two weeks ago. Thiem is largely seen as the third favorite in Paris, after Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. In the […] READ MORE


Could Djokovic’s Default Prompt Changing of the Guard?

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Novak Djokovic’s disqualification from the US Open for hitting a lineswoman with a ball has unsurprisingly dominated the headlines this week. In its wake, it will leave something that many tennis fans would feel is long overdue: a Grand Slam winner born in the 1990s. A long time coming? Indeed, such has been the remarkable […] READ MORE


Analyzing Novak Djokovic’s US Open Draw

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Novak Djokovic has been handed a good US Open draw, as he looks to win his 18th Grand Slam title. The Serb goes into the tournament unbeaten in 2020 and as the heavy favorite. He is on a 23-match winning streak after winning the Cincinnati Masters 1000 event (held at the US Open venue). Djokovic […] READ MORE


Is Federer Still The GOAT?

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For many tennis fans, Roger Federer is indisputably the greatest of all time. With an all-time record 20 Grand Slam titles, six wins at the ATP Finals, as well as the longest reign as world #1, his achievements speak for themselves. But in recent years, Federer’s claim to being the greatest of all time has […] READ MORE


Is Sampras Still The GOAT?

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It may seem outrageous to many to suggest that Pete Sampras is still the greatest of all time. After all, his 14 Major titles is now only good enough for fourth placed in the list, behind the Big Three of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. And perhaps more importantly still, whilst the three […] READ MORE


Is Novak Djokovic Already The GOAT?

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For some – especially fans of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer – this will sound like a heresy. How could Novak Djokovic already be the greatest of all time when he has fewer Major titles than both and fewer weeks as world #1 than Federer? In fact, Djokovic does not lead in any single category […] READ MORE


Is Nadal Already The GOAT?

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The debate surrounding who is the greatest of all time in the men’s game has always been a controversial, if engaging conversation. But it has reached a fever pitch in recent years due to the unprecedented achievements of the Big Three of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. A strong case can be made […] READ MORE