Youtube Tennis for 2-27-2012 through 3-3-2012

1.  Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in Dubai 2. David Ferrer vs. Nicolas Almagro in Mexico  3.  Milos Raonic’s Serve in SloMo 4.  Jimmy Connors vs. Ivan Lendl at Wimbledon 1984

2012 ATP Power Rankings

This is a new feature in which I will combine the overall flow of the ATP Tour for the past 52 weeks with recent trends to arrive at my own current rankings.  Tomorrow, I will have another Youtube Tennis entry up and my GOAT series will resume this week as well.  Much like college basketball…

Youtube Tennis for the Week of 2-20-2012

Big Wins for Almagro, Azarenka, Federer and Raonic 1. Roger Federer vs. Juan Martin del Potro Rotterdam 2012 Highlights Federer wins his 71st career title beating Juan Martin del Potro for the second time in 2012.  Delpo crashed the finals by demolishing Tomas Berdych. 2.  Milos Raonic won his 2nd title of 2012.  Here are some…

Men Who Stare at Tennis GOATS Part 1

Part 1 – Arriving at the Relevant Questions A Question from California Shortly after Rafael Nadal defeated Roger Federer in the 2012 Australian Open semifinal round, I was asked how I thought Roger Federer’s record against Rafael Nadal impacted his arguable status as the Greatest of All Time (GOAT). Federer winning only one third of…

Jim Courier Gets a Signature Win

Courier’s Moment It is hard to say if Jim Courier will ever win a Davis Cup title as a captain.  I also don’t think Davis Cup is nearly as important as it could be if reconfigured.  Still, Courier coaching the US to an unlikely 5-0 victory at Switzerland including Roger Federer losing in singles and…

Site Update

A quick note to my readers.  I have had a lingering computer issue that has cut into my posting the past 2 weeks.  It is still not yet resolved, but rest assured some good posts are coming.  I am not a huge Davis Cup person so this lull in posts is not coming at the…

A Bad Weekend for Roger Federer

Roger Federer Goes 0-2 in the 2012 Davis Cup Roger Federer losing to John Isner in singles as well as losing the deciding doubles point for Switzerland will go into the files as one of his worst weekends.  Going forward it will be interesting to see if Federer is suffering from tour fatigue or if…