Djokovic v Chung 2018 AO R16

Ваy, 와우, wow. . . Would love to have live blogged this match. So many thoughts racing through my imagination while these two genius' raced along the baseline to-and-fro, chasing their dreams, running from their nightmares. There's a bit of context to a match like this. Penetration. The man with the most violent ground stroke …

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Federer Bedene Translation and Novak is Back

If you didn't watch the Federer v Bedene match, here's your take-away, according to the ATP website and probably a bunch of tweets and other media. As I write this post, that's the main page story, which sounds just delightful. The match was not a masterclass. Bedene resisted once the first set was in the …

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The Return of Djokovic

Postponed. I have been looking forward to addressing his return as a first post back, as a welcomed sight of a tennis great the tour badly needs, as a handy framework with which to preview 2018. Perfect timing, Mubadala exhibition, pre - Doha, Auckland and Brisbane tennis. The news of Novak's continued elbow soreness is …

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Essay on Social Media (Kinda)

Is that title effective SEO? I somewhat come-clean with my parenthetical disclosure. Yeah, I have a sentence or two about potential ills of said industry/tools, but I take aim here, again, at some of the participants/tools who use these global conversational mechanisms. And good Thursday to you! A lot on tap today/night in Los Cabos …

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Djokovic’s Highest Form Ever (DHFE)

The summer is a glorious time of year on the ATP since we get a chance to see the year's strongest athletes outlast those weakened by the long and arduous season that began in early January (or the ones who's games just tend to wilt on this most even and rigorous surface). The firm quickness …

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What is the Biggest Surprise of 2017?

For starters, we might say there a few surprises to this tennis season, beginning with #2017 Fedal. That these ATP elder statesmen have, combined, won every major championship and every Masters level tournament, minus Rome (that's 3 majors and 4 Masters tournaments between the two) is a bonafide trip down memory lane. To round-off the …

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Wimbledon QF Preview – (In Progress)

Quarter Finals 1. Murray (3 set) v Querrey (5 set) 2. Cilic (3) v Muller (5) 3. Fededer (3) v Raonic (5) 4. Djokovic/Mannarino v Berdych (5) I will write this analysis tomorrow, but as you can see, based-on my sophisticated numerology, I can predict that Novak will win in 3 sets (follow the pattern …

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