ATP Finals Draw

Andre Agassi Group: Rafael Nadal Daniil Medvedev Stefanos Tsitsipas Alexander Zverev Bjorn Borg Group: Novak Djokovic Roger Federer Dominic Thiem Matteo Berrettini This is actually fairly meaningless until "they" know the status of Nadal. Granted, all match-ups in this kind of top-of-the-heap draw are going to be tough. If we had to comment (I certainly …

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Rafhahaha

https://twitter.com/bgtennisnation/status/1190656533656260608 All laughing aside, this sucks for the tournament, and the sport in general. I had pricey tickets to the 2019 Indian Wells SFs, where I would have seen Federer v Nadal. Nadal pulled-out of that. Some don't count these retirements in the H2H numbers; I'm sure Rafa is one such statistician/historian. It's a loss. …

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Paris Quarter Finals

The two top seeds will be tested today. Djokovic v Tsitsipas and Nadal v Tsonga. I'm rooting for the two one-handers in the other two QF matches, hoping to see Dimitrov and Shapovalov advance. Great to see the Canadian put a bit of wood to Zverev yesterday. Dimitrov destroyed Thiem. If you want to see …

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Finding Interest in the Sport

Quite frankly, I haven't had much interest in the sport lately. Since the U.S. Open, to be clear.  Nadal winning his 4th USO crown is quite impressive for the clay courter. Does that last sentence even make sense? Find my thought-process a bit tied-up in conflict, perhaps even denial? 😀 The Spaniard got another easy …

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Style Matters

What did we miss? Another Medvedev Masters title?  Hasn't he won the last 10? But he lost that U.S. Open Final and for that he and his shitty THBH can take another deep breath of lost generation genocide. What else did we miss? Rublev won Moscow and Shapovalov won Stockholm. And one Sir Andrew Barron …

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Checking-in: Laver Cup

I will certainly post another state-of-the-union/Reaction to 2019 U.S. Open article or two. There's so much to consider with respect to this last major, the end of 2019 and beyond.  Recall my series of posts following the 2016 U.S. Open. This turned-out to be a very interesting time in men's tennis with Djokovic at the …

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