Why Men’s Tennis is No Longer Worth a Shit

If you've read this blog for a few years, you recognize that title. I am re-publishing that old article: see link below. https://mcshowblog.com/2018/10/21/why-mens-tennis-is-no-longer-worth-a-shit/ I am doing this for two reasons: The sport beyond the major tournaments is dominated by only a sprinkling of noteworthy form from players mostly forgettable (until proven otherwise), so writing about …

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2020 ATP Finals, etc.

I figure I should put a wrap on what happened over the last couple of weeks, how the WTF played-out and so forth. My last post was typed and published in about 2 minutes' time, as Dominic and Daniil headed for a third and deciding set. Thiem should have finished that match in the second …

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GOAT: Flawed or Beautiful?

Following our latest GOAT vs GOAT in a major final, with the outcome having significant statistical and theoretical consequences that fuck with people's emotions, thoughts, and arguments, let's take a dive into this GOAT discussion that revolves around the Big 3. Remember that this is mainly a conversation had by fans who mostly come to …

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Don’t Worry: Two Things Can Be True

Covid-19 is a conspiracy, something the government (or Bill Gates) has us believe-in and respond to in order to execute another massive transfer of wealth.  In other words, the virus is a distraction, so governments can impose further restrictions, to be passed into laws, against our freedoms, meanwhile carrying-out extensive financial "bail outs" for wealthy …

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What 2018 Cincinnati Means

As I said in my post-Cincy Final post, the win in Cincy is huge for Novak on several fronts. I guess the two that stand-out are: A) this is everyone's favorite: that he has completed the Masters set, thus garnering him all kinds of praise and greatness; and B) that he really has confirmed his …

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2008 Wimbledon v 2018 Wimbledon

What is the more significant Championships in terms of drama, legacy and history: Wimbledon 2008 or Wimbledon 2018? The focus of Wertheim's book and the subsequent documentary broadcast on Tennis Channel and available elsewhere is the 2008 final between Rafa and Roger. We know this, given the marketing for this recent piece marking the ten …

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