Federer, Nadal, or Djokovic: Who will Break the Tie?

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Roger Federer’s recurring knee injury has cast a cloud of uncertainty over his participation in the American hard-court season beginning in a few weeks. Needless to say, this is a huge setback for him and his fans. Fitness concerns have had a toll on the Swiss’s relentless pursuits to stay on top of his game […] READ MORE



Top Young Players to Watch

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The tennis world has been dominated by the “Big 3” for the last 17 years or so. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have 20 Grand Slams each. While Djokovic and Nadal are still the dominant players in the world right now, there have been signs of a changing of the guard. Daniil Medvedev, […] READ MORE


Novak Djokovic Wins Sixth Wimbledon Title, Ties Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal with 20 Majors Overall

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At last year’s French Open, Rafael Nadal finally equalled his long-time rival Roger Federer. Nadal had been trailing Federer their entire careers, but the Spaniard had been hot on his rival’s heels. Chasing both, though–and rapidly gaining since his career revival in 2011–has been Novak Djokovic. When the 2011 season begin, Federer had 17 Major […] READ MORE


Rafael Nadal To Play Citi Open In Washington

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World #3 Rafael Nadal accepted a wild card into the Citi Open in Washington, D.C. where he will begin his hard court season. For the first time, the tournament will be held from August 2-8. “I am very excited to come to Washington for the first time,” Nadal said. “I have never been there and […] READ MORE


The Five Finest Wimbledon Men’s Finals Ever

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Ahead of the 2021 Final, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back at the finest Wimbledon Men’s Singles Finals ever. The 2021 edition will have to go some to match these classics. In ascending order, here are the five finest Wimbledon Men’s Singles Finals Ever. 2001: Goran Ivanišević beats Pat Rafter 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, […] READ MORE



Sam Querrey, Ready to Rock Again at Wimbledon

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As per usual, the first round of the men’s singles draw at Wimbledon was a bloodbath. Eleven seeds were unable to survive their debut. Sam Querrey, a battle-hardened soldier in the SW19 trenches, was the perpetrator of one of these upsets, defeating World No. 13 Pablo Carreño Busta in straight sets. Avid fans will point […] READ MORE


Can Novak Djokovic Become The Third Man To Win The Calendar Slam?

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For so long, Novak Djokovic has been the most famous ‘Third Man’ since Harry Lime. Even after a phenomenal decade of dominance or near-dominance in tennis, he has still been somewhat in the gigantic shadows cast by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, who established their own formidable rivalry (and thereby won their own armies of […] READ MORE


Will Wimbledon See its First non-“Big 4” Champion Since 2003?

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The Wimbledon Championships return to the All-England Club for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic. The “Big Four” of tennis–Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Andy Murray–have dominated the Men’s championships at Wimbledon for the last 17 editions. There hardly have been any major surprises, barring a few Nadal early exits over the […] READ MORE