London SF

We could not have asked for a better final four. I just finished the Stan v Murray match; Stan moving-on has to be what most non-Brits/Scots would like to see.  Stan, on form, can be pretty breath-taking.  That's more or less what we saw in the Murray match, but a few questionable stretches and some …

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Group Nasty

Even a mere tennis fan knows the kind of free pass Nadal got from the WTF administration.  Getting put into a group with two of the most inconsistent "heavy weights" on the tennis planet is, well, a way to get Nadal into matches with higher stakes. Stan is down 1-4 in the first to Ferrer, …

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Association of Tennis Professionals: 2015

Are we safe to assume that men's professional tennis is secure in its ability to parade for us generational greatness and feed us, so to speak, this insanely delectable meal of world class tennis that seems perpetual, eternal? We have had an amazing run.  The 70s and 80s to the 90's and early aughts to the …

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On the Eve of Hard Courts

The hard court season is upon us, with Washington D.C. beginning this week, followed by two consecutive ATP 1000s in Montreal and Cincinnati, and a final tune-up at Winston-Salem before we're dropped at the doorstep of the United States Open.  Anticipation without a doubt builds for this final major of 2015.  We know the stakes for the …

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