ATP Youth On the Rise

The complicated discussion of the ATP youth took a more positive spin last week (for which I will provide a more positive spin), which naturally follows from play earlier in the year and is actually part of a basic cycle of life: the young grow, mature, become stronger and more refined in order to overcome …

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Mexican and American Tennis

Of course, I am referring to the tournament in Los Cabos and the popular Citi Open in Washington D.C., two hard court tune-ups for the gentlemen this week. I'll keep this short, just wanting to give a nod to a couple of trends that I'm watching. Taylor Fritz is playing Los Cabos, the American NextGener …

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Miami and the Blog

We're into the draw in Miami, so a few thoughts on that along with my continuing exploration of how to get this blog to blow the hell up and become a bigger part of my and your life (I am not kidding). Quick thoughts on Miami. Nothing too startling. If you were caught off-guard by …

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Third Round at 2017 Indian Wells

Indian Wells 2017 R3 is where, we're told, the drama begins. Most tournaments see some solid matches at this point, anyway. Of course, this is all about the bottom half, the "quarter of death," to be specific, or whatever it is people are calling this tournament draw. Jon Wertheim a pretty respectable tennis scribe and talking head …

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