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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At the Same Time . . .

He's so resilient, which is another way of saying what I said in that previous post. He recovers incredibly well, from difficult matches, from bad shots, etc. What's really funny is that in way he's the greatest we've seen. Youngest to reach #1 in the world, but more to the point: he has that strange …

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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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