Should the USTA Be Pleased with the Men’s Results?

US men’s tennis has been in a dismal place since Andy Roddick retired.  John Isner has hung around the top 10 for several years, but he also tends to clean-up at 250 level events on US soil.  Isner has reached one career Grand Slam quarterfinal and Robby Ginepri has reached one career Grand Slam semifinal….

Roland Garros 2014 – Day 6 Women’s Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Once again excuse my late post – being sick is no fun, but tennis will not go unblogged Court Philippe Chatrier  Ajla Tomljanovic (CRO) def [3] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 64 64 Maria Sharapova (RUS) vs Paula Ormaechea (ARG) – Sharapova has to be thinking title as her nemesis is gone. Court Suzanne Lenglen  [19] Samantha Stosur…

Roland Garros 2014 – Day 6 Men’s Predictions

Sorry These Are Late – I Have Been Sick the Past 2 Days but Maybe the Storm is Breaking Predicted Winners in BOLD Court Philippe Chatrier [4] Roger Federer (SUI) vs [31] Dmitry Tursunov (RUS) – In a battle of humor or a match in Indianapolis I might think Tursunov had a chance.  Not here [8]  Milos Raonic…

Reasons to Admire Andy Murray

Originally posted on Meanderings and Musings:
It’s French Open time. Paris in the spring time is cold. There have been some big upsets. Both Williams sisters out in the second round for the first time since 2011. Both Australian Open champions out in the first round. I’m scrounging round the internet for live streams and…

Serena Williams: At a Crossroads? Probably Not

Cue Jim Morrison to Sing The End? When Do Questions Start? As a champion declines, there are always points when questions about his or her future move from the subconscious to the conscious to the public.   Pete Sampras’ loss to Marat Safin at the 2000 US Open was not the start of this talk…

Roland Garros 2014 – Day 5 Women’s Predictions

Sorry these are a little late Predicted Winners in BOLD Court Philippe Chatrier [6] Jelena Jankovic (SRB) def  Kurumi Nara (JPN) 75 60 (Could JJ be a favorite now?  It is hard to think of the #6 player in the world and former #1 as making a big comeback, but in all honesty this is her best opportunity…