Tennis Memories: Queen’s Club 1990

Wimbledon 1989 The Wimbledon 1989 semifinals featured Boris Becker fending off Ivan Lendl over two-days and five sets 6-4, 6-7 (2), 2-6, 6-4, 6-3.  Stefan Edberg returned to the final by ousting a resurgent John McEnroe 7-5, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (5).  Becker then avenged his 1988 Wimbledon loss to Edberg by taking the title 6-0,…

Andy Murray is Starting to Climb Back

His comeback may never place him at the lofty heights he once occupied, or it may lead to a storybook conclusion. In either case, it is good having Andy Murray back on a professional tennis court. He's baaaack 😁@Andy_Murray gets going at a practice session before Queen's Club, where he will be making his return.#PracticePass…

2019 Early Grass Court Highlights

A man who comes alive on the grass… Some vintage @DreddyTennis in his win over Zverev 🤪 pic.twitter.com/i0SLjksDdj — Tennis TV (@TennisTV) June 13, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Capacità di improvvisazione = Dustin #Brown.🔥 #MercedesCup @DreddyTennis (🎥: @TennisTV)pic.twitter.com/mxOnJYhaRL — We Are Tennis Italia (@WeAreTennisITA) June 14, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The never-ending slide… Never forget 😂 pic.twitter.com/o0f977YDTh — Tennis…

Tennis and Father’s Day: My Reflection

My dad is one of the biggest reasons I started playing tennis.  First, I saw him come home on Saturdays or Sundays from weekend hacking and thought he looked like he had had a good time.  Second, my siblings and I often got my dad cans of tennis balls for his birthday or for Christmas. …

Tennis Power Ranking 2019: Roland Garros Changes Our #1

Rafa Rises to Number 1 and a Lot of Other Shifts Prior to Grass Court Tennis Rafael Nadal – Rafa beat Novak to take Rome and then beat Thiem in the finals and Federer in the semifinals to further cement a singular fact about tennis – Do not Play Rafa on Clay Unless You Have…

Roland Garros 2019: More Photos

My friend sent more than just Rafa and Moya photos.  Toby Kodat, a top level junior player from Florida, is among those pictured.

Factors Contributing to the Rise of the Big 3

  In 2007, Novak Djokovic entered the top 3 in the world.  The current top 3 are Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Roger Federer.  This is not normal (or was not normal).  So how did we get here?  I’ll take my best shot at answering.  Transcendent Talents – While Federer, Nadal, and Djokovic have a…

Twitter Reacts to Rafael Nadal’s 12th Roland Garros Title

Rafael Nadal: By the Numbers 🤯 >>> https://t.co/XpCNfmjKj1#RG19 pic.twitter.com/BpPwAiglIb — Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) June 9, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The 1st and the 12th@RafaelNadal 👏👏👏#RG19 pic.twitter.com/eK5LQCHwzb — ITV Sport (@ITVSport) June 9, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js 🙌 RAFA DOES THE DOZEN 🙌@RafaelNadal beats Thiem for an unprecedented – and truly astonishing – 12th @rolandgarros title! #RG19 pic.twitter.com/O65A030204 — Tennis TV…