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




Doubles The Fun When Handicapping the Laver Cup

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It is no surprise to note that at almost all big time professional tennis events, doubles takes a back seat to singles. Sometimes, very far back. Such is not the case at the Laver Cup. As Team Europe and Team World prepare to square off in Boston, doubles will surely be on the mind of […] READ MORE


Laver Cup Twitter Blocks People Mentioning Zverev Domestic Abuse Allegations

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The disturbing allegations surrounding Alexander Zverev are not going anywhere. His ex-girlfriend, Olya Sharypova, met with journalist Ben Rothenberg on separate occasions last year, and has since published a far more detailed account of the alleged events that occurred during their relationship. One of the incidents Sharypova claims to have happened was during a Laver […] 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


A Brief History of International Team Tennis Tournaments

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Ahead of the ATP Cup next week, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, takes a look at the history of international team tennis tournaments, from the Grandaddy of them all – The Davis Cup – to the newest arrivals, like the ATP Cup itself. Tennis may be the greatest individual sport, but it also has […] READ MORE