Shanghai Final: Federer def. Nadal 64 63

This was about as anti-climactic as the U.S. Open final. Actually, that's all I pretty much thought about during this routine win from the Swiss #2 in the world. If his back was 100%, Del Potro more than likely goes down and we have a Nadal v Federer SF (essentially F) at the 2017 U.S. …

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Shanghai 2017 Fedal Preview

From my "draw analysis": Man, the rich get richer, no? Even the name of this week’s Masters event, the title of this post, makes me a little queasy. So, what are Fedal up to this week? Who has the bumpier route to that tight hug at the net with his BFF in the proposed final …

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Tennis Magic

A lot has happened in Shanghai this week.  It's like a scene in a movie: there's plenty of tension in the air.  We're in a crowded city in which thousands of people are frantically trying to find a seat, pushing and shoving -  another fight is about to break-out between gladiators at this world renowned stadium, somewhere in the far …

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