Does Taylor Fritz Have What It Takes to Make a Deep Wimbledon Run?

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Current top-ranked American male Taylor Fritz celebrated his third career ATP title on Saturday. The 24-year-old captured the Rothesay International title with a 6-2 6-7 7-6 victory over countryman Maxime Cressy. Fritz used a barrage of powerful first severs to get the job done. He won 54/59 (92%) of his first serve points and did […] READ MORE




Casper Ruud Is Wrong: Grass Is The Ultimate Test For A Tennis Player

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It wasn’t quite as memorable as “Grass is for cows,” Manuel Santana’s famous criticism of grass-court tennis, but Casper Ruud’s recent comment that “Grass is for golf players” was still a worthy addition to what might be called the great grass-bashing canon. Seemingly for as long as tennis has been played, some players have openly […] READ MORE


2022 Wimbledon Contenders

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The French Open is over for another year. A familiar winner was crowned in Rafael Nadal and now all eyes turn to Wimbledon. This year, Russian and Belarusian players are banned from Wimbledon, with the ITF, ATP and WTA removing ranking points from the event as a result. This puts Wimbledon in new territory, leaving […] READ MORE



What Next For Rafael Nadal In His Annus Mirabilis?

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It may well not be a case of obsessive compulsive disorder, but routine and order are everything for Rafael Nadal and, in the end, everything was perfectly symmetrical for the Spaniard in Paris. He won a 14th French Open title in the city that is almost synonymous with the number 14 (Bastille day being “quatorze […] READ MORE