The Djokovic Default

Happy Labor Day from the States (SoCal for you American honks). Currently, our weather temps remain high as fires continue to engulf the countryside, wildlife and human civilization (which sounds so ironic at this point: human civilization -- ha ha). Not good. So how about this tournament, the second major of 2020, a year that's …

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Melbourne R16 — Here We Go!

Nadal vs. Kyrgios I should save this for last, but we're going from top to bottom. This is exactly what we wanted when we saw the draw. Khachanov's stock has dropped and Kyrgios has made the 4th round of a major, set to play Nadal with whom there's been past drama and decent competition, dating …

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Nadal’s Style and 2020 in Brief

Nadal's Style Nadal as current #1 in the world is coming-off a massive campaign, 2019 proving that, once again, he is a consummate winner, one of the best at taking advantage of life's opportunities. His French Open legacy is exhibit A for such a claim. Imagine you really have only one particular surface on which …

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2020

Just me or is there something ominous about 2020, numerically even? Of course, if we're paying attention to some of the worldly matters beyond our own immediate life and loved ones, and/or our favorite professional tennis player, we might see things a touch cataclysmic. I've been up to my neck in work (thankfully), up through …

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