Opinion pieces.

List of seeds gives early–too early–look into potential U.S. Open matchups

August 24, 2016 46

The USTA has announced its 32 seeds for the U.S. Open, so we now know certain matchups that could potentially take place along the way. “Potentially,” of course, is the key word here. After all, who knows how many seeded players could be bounced out of Flushing Meadows before they are even scheduled to go up against a fellow seed? […]

With wild card in hand, Del Potro turns attention to U.S. Open

August 19, 2016 3

Juan Martin Del Potro’s fortunes look like they are taking a turn for the better, no matter that he lost at the final hurdle of the Rio Olympics. Two days after winning a silver medal in men’s singles in Rio de Janeiro, Del Potro received a U.S. Open wild-card invitation from the United States Tennis Association on Tuesday. […]

Athletes withdrawing from Olympics due to Zika

July 28, 2016 6

With the Rio Olympics starting in just a few days, the Zika virus remains the primary concern for athletes who are going to Brazil. In sports like golf, tennis, and basketball, some of the biggest names in the world have withdrawn due to fears of the virus, and some others are still contemplating whether to go. […]

The back and forth of Wimbledon

July 20, 2016 0

The summer of 2016 featured the 130th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and, as always, crowned champions in the categories of Men’s Singles and Doubles, Women’s Singles and Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Boys’ Singles and Doubles, and Girls’ Singles and Doubles. […]

Davis Cup: Can Britain Keep Keeping Up?

July 15, 2016 13

Who could forget the last year’s triumphant Davis Cup? After the 79 years of thirst, the Brits finally managed to win this competition in 2015 with Andy Murray leading them to this glorious achievement. Now it’s time to prove it was more than just luck. […]

Can Djokovic bounce back and win the U.S. Open?

July 6, 2016 11

After a brilliant start to 2016, Novak Djokovic lost his way last week at Wimbledon. While he was finally able to get his hands on the French Open winner’s trophy, Djokovic suffered a surprising third-round exit at the All-England Club—a result that ended his strong hopes of winning all four major titles this year. […]

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