Mcshow is About to Go . . . Off!

Yeah, the wheels are turning. About time, no? The fucking Russian won the USO, Djokovic almost said he didn't mind losing (since he got so much love in the wake of the loss -- indeed, that was a bloody funeral if you ask me), Thiem is still cleaning the bathrooms, Shapo has plateaued, Tsitsipas has …

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Aussie Open Day 2

I didn't get to see much. The ESPN broadcast yields scant coverage, but the fact that I have YouTube TV does limit my options (happy as can be with this streaming service, by the way). I watched Fognini save himself at the end of the fifth against Opelka. Apparently, there was all kinds of drama …

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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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