The 2019 USO is ATP Commentary

I saw a thread on Twitter recently that projected and simultaneously asked for responses on the final tally of career Majors for the Big 3. The tweet along with the several responses were all in the same ball park with various iterations: Novak finishing with 24, Nadal 22 and Federer 20; or Nadal 23, Djokovic …

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The Eve of the 2019 U.S. Open

If Novak doesn't defend his 2018 title, who is going to win this final major of 2019? Seriously. Who you got? Nadal or Federer? 😀 😀 😀 You don't think someone not part of the Big 3 can win this biggest of the brightest lights late night major tennis tournament parties going down in NYC, …

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Cincinnati Landscape

I have never been to Cincinnati. Various images of the city look beautiful, though some of these, found online, perhaps, are well-lighted, angled just so. I prefer my coastal, desert and mountainous landscape, but Cincy looks like a fine city with certain amounts of character and charm. The Masters 1000 tennis tournament they host usually …

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Three is a Crowd: The Allusive Triple Entendre (at Least)

  This men's tour is not very interesting right now (that includes even a Masters this last week, and another one on the horizon, in fact underway as we speak). This means (among other things) that I need to pleasure my analysis, turn things up, get things lit (as the kids used to say, I …

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Wimbledon Semi-final Preview

We have a nice little line-up for tomorrow's Wimbledon men's singles semi-finals. Though some of the draws burst into flames and let, in some respects, the dogs in, we arrive at a final four most tennis fans can appreciate, which may be a gigantic understatement. The Big 3 are alive and well, seemingly. Roger, you …

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Wimbledon QF Preview: Legends Speak

The Joker https://youtu.be/cq5vcVRQv4Q That's Roger more or less. Remember the TSQ? The public, per usual, has a lot of the reading on these matters a bit off, perhaps way off. They call Novak the Djoker. Wrong. Roger is the one goofing around, having fun; his whole enterprise is an exhibition. Start with the way he …

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