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Hail To The King Again

    With royalty looking on, Roger Federer sealed his 7th Wimbledon title with a kiss and a defeat of Andy Murray, who carried the hopes of England with him.
    Sporting News

July 8, 2012   No Comments

7 Up

    For the 7th consecutive time, Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal. This time Djokovic prevailed in a 5-set classic (5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-5) to capture the Australian Open earlier today in Melbourne. The match took five hours and 53 minutes and was the longest Grand Slam final since the Open Era started in 1968 and the longest Australian Open match in history.

January 29, 2012   No Comments

2 For The Money And Show

    We’re sorry to see the Australian Open coming to a close because there has been some excellent tennis played, but you can’t beat another final between these 2. They’re starting to get some real history with each other too, but Novak Djokovic had had the better hand lately.
    N.Y. Times

January 28, 2012   No Comments

Why America Sucks At This Racket

    No American men advanced to the Sweet 16 of this year’s Australian Open. John Isner was the last U.S. player to be eliminated, losing a 5-set match to No. 18 seed Feliciano Lopez on Friday.
    Did you know that no American has won a Slam since Andy Roddick captured the U.S. Open in 2003? What’s up with that?
    Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi and John McEnroe shed some light on the dark period.

January 20, 2012   No Comments

Business As Usual

    The men’s final 4 is what we expected. But what happens from here?
    N.Y. Times

September 9, 2011   No Comments

He Catches Big Fish

    Jo-Wilfried Tsonga recorded the biggest upset so far at Wimbledon, rallying today from 2 sets down to take down Roger Federer, 3-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.
    Daily Mail

June 29, 2011   No Comments

Pick 6

    Rafael Nadal tied Bjorn Borg with his 6th French Open title Sunday, beating Roger Federer, 7-5, 7-6 (3), 5-7, 6-1.
    N.Y. Times

June 5, 2011   No Comments

Does He Have Enough Left In The Tank?

    As you know, Roger Federer ended Novak Djokovic’s 43-match winning streak Friday in a 4-set thriller. Now Federer clashes with his friend Rafael Nadal Sunday for the title of the French Open. The betting money seems to be on Nadal, who has won 5 French Open crowns.

June 4, 2011   No Comments

He’s Got The Perfect Racket

    Novak Djokovic captured the BNP Paribas Open championship today in Palm Springs, where he beat Raffy Nadal in 3 sets. Djokovic is the only player to beat Nadal and Roger Federer, who he dropped in the semis, in the same tournament. He’s done it twice.
    He also hasn’t lost this year.

March 20, 2011   No Comments

There Goes That Man Again

January 27, 2011   No Comments