What I Would Do With International Competitions in Tennis

My Simple Plan Tennis is one of the most international sports on the planet.  Players from multiple countries contend for tournaments held all over the world.  Competitions such as Davis Cup are older than the World Cup and Ryder Cup.  Still, times change and perhaps some tweaking of the tennis system for these competitions is…

Czech Dynasty in Federation Cup

Pliskova dug deeeeep Despite Caroline Garcia’s warrior performance on the part of France, the Czech Republic just claimed its 5th Federation Cup title in a 6 year period!  That is remarkable even if I am not the first voice to push Federation and Davis Cup results in this era of incredibly globalized tennis.  These 5…

Tennis Needs to Rework International Competitions

There was a time when a case could be made that tennis should not be an olympic sport, but it is not 1988 any longer.  With the summer games having taken on a great deal of importance, is it time for Davis Cup and Federation Cup to loosen their scheduling demands? A Modest Proposal –…