That’s a Wrap

On many things, but I'm referring to AO 2023, as well as much thought that the sport has much to offer (historically) after Novak, or much interest from me in talking about this tour. I enjoy watching tennis and always will. Among the many matches I enjoyed this past fortnight, I loved the Paul v …

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Happy 2023!

Here are the goals for writing on this abandoned blog for 2023 and going forward: To engage more in commentary about tennis. The sport has been, as far as I'm concerned, in a bit of a round-about, going around and around, not sure where to get off, what direction to go, etc. Part of this …

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Congrats, Novak!

As much as things change. . . Novak wins his 6th ATP Finals. Ties him with Federer. This is a very prestigious event, coming at the end of a long year, on the truest surface (conditions) test (indoor HC), against the world's best. The format used to be best-of-five. Nothing surprising to that; the sport …

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Two Things at 3-3 in the 3rd

Although Alcaraz and Ruud have similar total time on court during the fortnight, the Spaniard comes into this match with a lot of difficult hours fresh in his legs, so he, naturally, has some of that weighing on his chances here despite being an overwhelming favorite at the start. You see this fatigue in his …

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2022 USO Final

Another absolute head-scratcher masterpiece from the Carlos again. That drop shot on his first MP in the fourth set! Uhg. But Frances came-up with the goods there too, so I can't give Alcaraz too much grief. This SF wasn't nearly as taxing as the Sinner QF though I could be mistaken. I think the Spaniard …

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