Opinion pieces.

Del Potro adds to list of incidents during Basel win over Haase

October 27, 2016 6

Juan Martin Del Potro may be one of the nicest guys on tour off the court–and usually on it, as well–but he has never been afraid to deliver some choice words to opponents either under his breath or to their faces. Another incident took place at the Swiss Indoors Basel on Wednesday. […]

Does Nadal have one final Grand Slam crown left in him?

September 23, 2016 8

Rafael Nadal suffered his latest setback by crashing out in the fourth round of the U.S. Open earlier this month. The Spaniard lost a five-set thriller to Lucas Pouille, extending his drought without reaching the final of a Grand Slam to his last 10 such competitions. […]

Is there finally hope for a strong core of British tennis players?

September 21, 2016 5

For too many years the hopes of Great Britain’s tennis prospects have rested firmly on the shoulders of one man. Whether it was Tim Henman in the late 1990s and early 2000s or Andy Murray since he made his breakthrough midway through the last decade, the depth of talent has not been present for Britain in the sport. […]

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 In sports like golf, tennis, and basketball, some of the biggest names in the world have withdrawn due to fears of the virus, and some others are still contemplating whether to go.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. […]

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