With Lower Expectations, Alexander Zverev Seeks To Break New Ground

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Expectations can work in amusing ways. For some, carrying expectations can be a huge motivator and kick-start exemplary achievement–just ask the Big Three of men’s tennis. Alexander Zverev, on the other hand, has just found out at this year’s French Open that he functions better without them. What Changed This Year? When Alexander Zverev lost […] READ MORE


WTA Nurnberg 2019 Preview: Putintseva Top Seed; Andrea Petkovic and Mona Barthel Lead the Home Challenge

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Defending champion, USA’s Alison Riske returns to the historic German city of Nurnberg, as currently the #4 seed. Yulia Putintseva is the top seed. We look ahead with the WTA WTA Nurnberg 2019 Preview. WTA Nurnberg 2019 Preview #2 Seed Katerina Siniakova Hoping to Continue her Form Revival The Czech Katerina Siniakova is the #2 seed in […] READ MORE



Angelique Kerber Defeats Serena Williams to Win First Wimbledon Title

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Germany’s Angelique Kerber captured her third career Grand Slam and maiden Wimbledon title 6-3 6-3 against the legendary Serena Williams on Saturday. Kerber, the 30 year old world #10 who had previously lost the 2016 final, roared to life in the 2018 final. Kerber made Serena look sluggish winning more than 2/3rds of her service […] READ MORE



Alexander Zverev is Playing At Net More, and It’s Working

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Is Alexander Zverev becoming more like his big brother? Up until this point, the 21-year-old German tennis star has been known exclusively as an aggressive baseliner–a player content to rip groundstrokes from the back of the court and approach the net only when winning the point is a sure thing. Two interesting questions for Alexander […] READ MORE