Ash Barty Wins First Wimbledon Title, Defeating Karolina Pliskova

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World #1 Ash Barty claimed her second career Grand Slam title and first Wimbledon title, defeating Karolina Pliskova 6-3 6-7(4) 6-3 in a topsy turvy final that went to three sets, a final where both players had opportunities, but in the end the Australian Barty made the most of her chances and came out on […] READ MORE


Novak Djokovic’s Mental Brilliance is a Lesson For All

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When Novak Djokovic saved two championship points to deny Roger Federer a fairy tale victory, many–including myself–were not surprised. After all, he’d done this before on numerous occasions. But what was astounding to see was the calm and poise Djokovic brought to the all-important final and didn’t flinch once for almost five hours. It almost […] READ MORE


Simona Halep: Striving For Greatness

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There’s a famous saying which suggests nothing great ever comes easy. And that is something that resonates with Simona Halep. After losing in her first three Grand Slam finals, there were some tennis observers who thought winning a major just wasn’t meant to be for Halep. But the newly crowned Wimbledon champion has proven her […] READ MORE


Simona Halep Upsets Serena Williams to Win First Wimbledon Title

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Romania’s Simona Halep, the former world #1, claimed her second career Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, upsetting Serena Williams and denying the American the chance to equal Margaret Court’s Grand Slam record with a stunning 6-2 6-2 victory in just under an hour. The straight sets result came as a surprise to many fans who […] READ MORE





Wimbledon’s Ongoing Sexist Scheduling

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Since hearing the news that Wimbledon was willing to reschedule the women’s final so accommodate the end of Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal’s semifinal, all I have been thinking about is Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure. At the beginning of the movie, the two young stoners, Bill S. Preston, Esq. and Ted Theodore Logan, are […] 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