The Case for Best-of-Five Set Doubles at Wimbledon

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Nick Kyrgios has been the center of attention at Wimbledon so far. Arguments with umpires, a grudge match with Stefanos Tsitsipas, eating during a press conference–this man has done it all. One of his more understated moments, however, is an argument he made on Tuesday. Speaking after his 1st round singles win, the Aussie ripped […] READ MORE


US Open Doubles – Amazing Tennis Hiding in Plain Sight

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Some of the most competitive tennis played at the US Open is done in relative obscurity. Far from the ESPN cameras, and only in the shadow of the National Tennis Center show courts, fully 49 of the 64 total first round doubles matches were completed Thursday. Both the men’s and women’s doubles events start with […] READ MORE


Peter McNamara and the Golden Age of Doubles

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Sometimes the death of an individual is enough to signify the end of an era, and so it is with Peter McNamara and doubles tennis. McNamara, who died earlier this week, was one of the last major tennis players to grow up playing both singles and doubles, and although he achieved considerable success in singles, […] READ MORE


Can Andy Murray Revive Interest In Doubles?

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After all his injury woes, Andy Murray was warmly welcomed back at Wimbledon this week by just about everyone. The BBC (the host broadcaster) has been delighted to feature the only British man to win the Men’s Singles title in the last 80 years; British tennis fans have been thrilled to see their hero in […] READ MORE