Ten Terrible Things About Tennis In The 2010s: Part 2

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In a four-part series to end the 2019 season, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back not just at the last year but at the last decade in tennis. This week, he continues to examine the downsides of the last decade. The Major Failure of an Entire Generation of Male Players (Marin Cilic excepted) […] READ MORE


Why Can’t We Have A REAL Tennis World Cup?

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The Davis Cup loves to describe itself as “The World Cup of Tennis”. Indeed, it has copyrighted that very phrase and proudly proclaims it from its website, especially in the wake of Spain’s first victory in the new, week-long format that has just finished in Madrid. However, using its own business logic, the Davis Cup […] READ MORE


Davis Cup: the Good and the Bad of the Kosmos Reform

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Requiescat in pace, Davis Cup. What’s up, Piqué Cup*! The initiative by investment group Kosmos to tear apart reform the historic national team competition was approved on Thursday in Orlando (Florida, USA) by a wide margin, with 71 percent of the 220 members of the International Tennis Federation [ITF] in favor of the overhaul, according […] READ MORE