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 is Burning. . . (A Big Post Coming)!

In my comments a couple of days ago, I foresaw this turmoil: "The draw is opening-up and looks typically terrible. You can only hope for a Del Potro Nadal SF, but Isner probably beats the Argentine. These fields, along with “favroites” (Thiem, Goffin, Querrey, Sascha. . . ) not performing is such a bad look." …

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Top players and Their Love Affair with Paris-Bercy

By Wilfried Berghmans Editor's Note: this is a piece emailed to me by a long-time reader, who knows a lot about the sport from an analytical perspective, as well as from a more personal angle. I used to go to Paris every year with my family earlier on when our kids were still teenagers. It’s …

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