The Federer London Question

If you're wondering what this all means for Federer, he's still doing what he always does: finds ways to get deep into draws and keep his fans' hopes alive. The way this championship resolved itself is a perfect example of the complicated world of Federer. He looks terrible throughout the round-robin and even in the …

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2018 ATP Finals: Three Take-aways

1. Novak lost a meaningful match and therefore a meaningful tournament. Tough to criticize Djokovic at this point, but we here at Mcshow Blog look at the big picture and the WTF (ATP Finals) number is a factor. Bottom-line: he remains tied with Pistol Pete, down one to everyone's favorite Federer. He has his year-end …

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Tsitsipas Triumphs, Thiem Toes-the-Line

As we know, Tsitsipas beat De Minaur, the ultimate two-hander, for the Milan NextGen crown, which, like our Thiem v Coric Paris-Bercy bout, amounts to a short trial of the sport's ferociously antagonistic style ideologies. Hear hear! Nice to see the more elegant, classic and sophisticated doctrine rise in the defeat of the younger, adolescent, …

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Khachanov’s Win

You and I both know that the GOAT bullshit is simply non-stop.  The Big 3 dominance has this thing on a constant boil. I think a lot of these "arguments" or "perspectives" are more or less the equivalent of hot air from the rear-end of Russsian bot-like trolls, stirring the broverbial pot. This here is …

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Paris Masters Commentary

A great few days of tennis, which brings me to this question: how can I argue that once again, men's tennis isn't worth a shit when we get this kind of higher-end competition on tour? Well, we're still looking for a heartbeat outside the Top 3 (or even the Top 1 at this point) and …

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Compelling End-of-the-Year Race for Meaning, Purpose

I really don't need to write anything on this blog when the mainstream media does such a fantastic job of providing their celestial tour insight, clarifying the big story-lines and over-arching narratives with such wisdom and eloquence. Right? Nadal has never won the Paris Masters or the year-end championship (WTF) that crowns, generally, the best …

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