Short, quick, spur-of-the-moment posts. Most often in-game commentary.

Thiem does it again, gives point to Dolgopolov in Rome

May 10, 2016 2

For the second time this year, Dominic Thiem gave a point to an opponent despite the chair umpire calling for it to be replayed. The latest act of sportsmanship came during the third set of Thiem’s Rome opener against Alexandr Dolgopolov on Monday. […]

Tomic tanks match point by trying to hit ball with handle

May 5, 2016 3

During first-round action at the Mutua Madrid Open earlier this week, Bernard Tomic tanked the last point of his match against Fabio Fognini by “attempting” to return serve with the handle of his racket. Not surprisingly, it resulted in a clinching ace for Fognini. […]

Animal invasion moves from Istanbul to Madrid

May 3, 2016 3

First it was a cat at the Istanbul Open, where Federico Delbonis hit the feline friend with a ball. Then it was a bat at the Mutua Madrid Open, where Leonardo Mayer came to the rescue. Yes, some unexpected visitors have invaded the clay-court swing. […]

Troicki jumps over the net to hit “winner” in Miami

March 29, 2016 2

Viktor Troicki got double-breadsticked by David Goffin 6-1, 6-1 during third-round action at the Miami Open on Sunday, but it was the Serb who stole the highlight reel. With the match already out of hand at 6-1, 4-0, Troicki jumped over the net while hitting a shot. […]

Thiem goes crazy with epic Davis Cup racket smash

March 5, 2016 13

Dominic Thiem beat Gastao Elias 3-6, 7-5, 6-3, 1-6, 7-6(6) in a Davis Cup clash between Austria and Portugal on Friday, but not before displaying a rare fit of rage. After failing to convert a break point early in the final set, Thiem smashed his racket seven times before it crumpled to the extent that there was really nothing left to smash. […]

Not even Tomic can believe he beat Dolgopolov

February 27, 2016 7

Alexandr Dolgopolov had arguably been the most impressive player at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel heading into semifinal Friday. He won the first set against Bernard Tomic 6-1, but the Aussie stormed back for a three-set victory. […]

Klizan ends loss to Kyrgios with right-handed shot

February 24, 2016 9

Given the two protagonists involved, shenanigans were expected in Tuesday’s showdown between Nick Kyrgios at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. Sure enough, Kyrgios started the match in tank-mode before Klizan ended it in laughable fashion. […]

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