Miami Open 2021: Andreescu vs. Barty Championship Prediction

I am firmly of the opinion that Naomi Osaka is the number 1 player in the world regardless of what the WTA computer says. Her title runs at the 2020 US Open and 2021 Australian Open are both more recent than Ash Barty’s 2019 French Open title or Bianca Andreescu’s 2019 US Open title for…

Interviewing the University of Louisville’s Alex Westbrooks

1) How did winning a state title before college impact your transition to Division 1 college tennis? Winning a state title before I went to college was a huge confidence boost for me. The two years leading up to my state title were rough years for me tennis wise, I didn’t feel like I was…

Coaching During the Era of COVID-19

Precautions First, tennis is considered to be a low risk of transmission with COVID-19 which makes coaching easier. Still, my school and team have been rightfully insistent about players and coaches wearing masks when not playing and maintaining distancing. We check temperatures, limit court rotations for possible contact tracing, and have all players and coaches…

Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka vs. Jennifer Brady Championship Prediction

Naomi Osaka’s career trajectory is quite promising. She is in her 4th major final since Sept. 2018. Even if Osaka loses this match, these results project out to many major finals and titles. Jennifer Brady won the Top Seed Open in Lexington, KY last summer (shameless Kentucky plug from “Kentucky” Dan Martin). She also reached…