Moreover re: Best-of-Five

Here is a discussion of the Bo5 between Annacone, Davenport and Weissman (of TC). Consider Annacone as another traitor or diseased mind. I don't get this bizarre mutiny. Click the twitter link to listen to the short discussion. https://twitter.com/TennisChannel/status/1030054088463937537 So, to keep tabs on this roughly: Novak and Andy are for Bo3. Roger and Rafa …

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Novak on Best-of-Five and Cincy Day 5

https://twitter.com/TennisChannel/status/1029823793823240193 Click on the twitter link to hear the short interview Novak gave at the Tennis Channel desk. His thoughts on the Bo5 format are deplorable and weak. I am surprised he actually thinks even MAJORS should be Bo3. He did note that he disagreed with Federer, with a chuckle, so maybe he's saying this …

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Cincinnati Day 2 and 3

More quality matches on the schedule today in Cincinnati. Copil and Cilic are off and running, Copil taking the first set in a TB (the one-hander tribe grows in strength). Haase and Zverev are at it, Zverev taking the first set 7-5, but the Dutchman up a break in the second. Still to come: Djokovic …

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Clarification on ATP Injury

This is an addendum to my last post, I actually just published. First of all, injury is just part of the sport. I mentioned that many of the players injured are, in fact, older, 30-something to be exact. I guess this isn't some dawning of a new age of tennis where players don't necessarily peak …

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Mcshow Response to Drucker, Wertheim, and Other Change Agents

Welcome to Mcshow Blog. If you've never been here before, this is how we do this. I have original takes on the sport (e.g. HRFRT, Djokollapse, etc.) and like to occasionally enter into certain conversations that need a dose or two of lucidity and/or levity; my crap-detector picks-up the smelly trace, we trap the perpetrator, …

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Dear, Reader . . .

I could have thanked the couple of readers in my previous post as the subject came up about people appreciating my blog, but I thought I'd write a post thanking them and anyone else who enjoys the blog (loved the big boost in readership during the AO. . .stick around! 😀 First and foremost, cheers to all …

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2017 AO Final: Fedal XXXV

Folks, I haven't had a computer all day (this from my phone), so I'm unable to really write, but what is there really to say at this point? This should be a competitive match, imho, for really two reasons: 1. Dimitrov did push Rafa to the edge.  This point concerns Rafa's form.  He has not …

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Behold the Madness

Matt's Blog exists to counter some of the madness in the tennis universe by which vulnerable community members might become startled, confused, led astray, and disillusioned. Or worse. The sport seems to be under some sort of attack from tennis spokespeople who somehow think they know what the sport needs. In most of these cases, for almost any relevant …

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