Novak Djokovic: Greatness unprecedented

Originally posted on ellpoen.com:
By defending his Australian Open title and continuing his fairy tale with Melbourne, Djokovic is now tied with Rod Laver and Björn Borg on 11 Grand Slam titles. His colleagues are just about to run out of words to say about his level: ‘Technically, tactically, mentally, he’s better than everybody.…

Australian Open 2016: Kerber’s Rise

The Value of the Regular Tour Angelique Kerber posted a lot of solid results in the 12 months prior to the 2016 Australian Open.  Kerber won 4 WTA Tour titles in 2015.  She was runner-up at one 2015 event and runner-up at the 2016 Brisbane International.  To have 6 strong tournament results in the previous…

Novak Djokovic and My 4 GOAT Categories

“My career is better.” “I beg to differ and watch this overhead smash.” GOATs on Our Minds since 1999 Tennis fans have been involved in many all-time great discussions on the men’s side of the ledger since 1999.  That year Andre Agassi completed a career Golden Slam by winning Roland Garros in June only to…

Product Review: Bones Original Tennis Wear & Discount Offer!

I am not an expert on clothing, but I am pleased to report that my Bones Brit Flag Crew Neck Technodry tennis shirt is the nicest tennis shirt I own.  This shirt is tennis wear that has an artistic edge to it.  The Technodry fabric feels great, and the design harkens back to the 1960s British…

Australian Open 2016: Women’s Final Live Blog

TENNIS! pic.twitter.com/zsCQGYpDIV — Svenja Mastroberardi (@svenja_mastro) January 30, 2016 2-1 Kerber – 1 Break Lead to the Underdog Kerber now has a bit of breathing room and has applied some scoreboard pressure to Serena Williams.  The crowd seems to be solidly behind the underdog so Kerber staying even or ahead makes the crowd a factor…

Australian Open 2016 – Final Predictions

Originally posted on Tennis Predictions:
Firstly, here’s my scorecard for the semi-finals: Serena Williams defeats Agnieszka Radwanska in straight sets   (Correct) Angelique Kerber defeats Johanna Konta in three sets   (Correct winner but in straight sets) Novak Djokovic defeats Roger Federer in four sets   (Correct) Andy Murray defeats Milos Raonic in four sets   (Correct winner but…

Australian Open 2016 Men’s Singles Final Preview

Originally posted on Mohd Najmie:
Murray and Djokovic have been superior in both their serving and returning/receiving. That is why they definitely deserved their spots in the final, as well as their top 2 rankings. Djokovic won an average 71% of his serve points in the first six matches leading to the final, while Murray…

Australian Open 2016: Serena Williams vs. Angelique Kerber Championship Prediction

Serena Williams vs. Angelique Kerber Styles Make Matches Angelique Kerber is an excellent player whose game is built around a powerful lefty forehand, excellent movement, and a fighting spirit.  Kerber’s biggest weakness is her serve.  Serena Williams also possesses a fighting spirit and powerful ground strokes, but her serve is a major strength.  This leaves…

Is Raonic the second coming of Sampras?

Originally posted on Grand Slam Magazine:
by Christopher Johnson — Is Milos Raonic the second coming of Pete Sampras? It’s still early in his career, and Milos hasn’t won a slam yet. Pete won 14 majors, including 7 at Wimbledon. Yet Raonic, more than any other player on tour, is drawing comparisons with Sampras. Raonic…