2018 Wimbledon Spells Doom

Am I officially jumping on the Djokovic bandwagon here with this title, guilty of over-valuing his win at Wimbledon? This could be a follow-up to my glowing review of the 2018 tournament that returned Djokovic to the soap opera that is the golden era of the ATP tour. The Serb's run at the July fortnight …

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Lost Gen v Next Gen

This contrast of player is becoming more and more definitive. Two perfect examples today in Rome: The soft two-hander of Goffin who was up 5-1 in the first set of his match against Cecchinato (as they enter the second set), but lost 5-7! VS. The belligerent one-hander of Shapovalov who played a nervy, tight match …

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Six Degrees of Grigor Dimitrov

The loss of Raonic last night adds a little exclamation point to my post here about Dimitrov and the lost generation. The exceptionalism of those boys' ineptitude is pretty staggering. And this after 2017 when probably the best known of the bunch Dimitrov won his first Masters (Cincy) and the WTF, not to mention making …

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