Dad Jokes and Tennis

I’ve been known to throw a few somewhat witty statements out there. Today, I had two on twitter. My favorite correlation non-causation tennis factoid: Since Jan 2003 male tennis players from places starting with "S" have won 58 singles majors (Switzerland 23, Spain 18, Serbia 14, Scotland 3) while non-S countries total 6 Argentina 2,…

Twitter Highlights from 1-4-2019

Who says tennis is easy on the body? The force on the outside of RBA’s right foot and leg… Leg is nearly straight & outside of his heel is taking on absurd amounts of force. Low centre of gravity so important. Reminder of how brutal tennis is on joints. Which other sports have movements like…

Tennis Twitter Highlights 10/27/2018

Down 6-0, 2-0, @SloaneStephens battles back to defeat Pliskova, 0-6, 6-4, 6-1! Will face Svitolina in @WTAFinalsSG championship! pic.twitter.com/ULwFJqGIV7 — WTA (@WTA) October 27, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Milestones All Over the Place Federer extends his own record for most finals at a single tournament on the @ATPWorldTour Federer: 14(Basel)Nadal: 12( Monte Carlo)Federer: 12 ( Halle)Federer: 11(…

What Should the Big Tournament in Canada be Named?

Maybe I am a traditionalist when it comes to tennis, but I always liked the name Canadian Open.  It seemed to convey this may not be a Grand Slam event, but it is pretty important. With corporations more or less getting to name events they sponsor (that seems fair), tournament names change a lot.  Still,…

French Open 2016: Twitter Poll Results

Who will win the men's final at Roland Garros? #RolandGarros #FrenchOpen — Dan Martin (@DanMartinTennis) June 4, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js This was interesting as well: Djokovic-Murray, First time No. 1 & No 2 will play for a Slam neither has won since 1984 https://t.co/Q5C5LB6pHC pic.twitter.com/hVp0aVHOMo — Christopher Clarey (@christophclarey) June 4, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Indian Wells 2016: Weigh in on my Twitter Polls

Who wins the WTA title tomorrow at Indian Wells? — Dan Martin (@DanMartinTennis) March 20, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js and Who will win tomorrow in the ATP final at Indian Wells? #IndianWells — Dan Martin (@DanMartinTennis) March 20, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Twitter and Tennis Abides

I think Murray’s 2015 Davis Cup run was on the level of @TheBorisBecker‘s 1988 and 1989 Davis Cup runs — Dan Martin (@DanMartinTennis) November 29, 2015  Boris Becker retweeted this – I asked my parents to put me in a tennis clinic right after Becker won Wimbledon in 1985 so this is a major thrill…

Wimbledon 2015: Tweets about the Gentlemen’s Championship

The contrasting emotions on #WimbledonFinal day! http://t.co/SuxArjT72d pic.twitter.com/gJEYk6pAQQ — BBC Tennis (@bbctennis) July 12, 2015 He has won @Wimbledon & the @AustralianOpen in 2015. Will #Djokovic also be holding the #usopen trophy? #Wimbledon pic.twitter.com/fW03sV0CRW — US Open Tennis (@usopen) July 12, 2015 I’ve said Nole is too good on hard courts to only have 1…

Wimbledon 2015: Tweets about the Ladies’ Championship

I'm #TeamSerena today, because you don't meet many super-talented people nicer than she is. Go @serenawilliams! pic.twitter.com/KHDYNCt6Ls — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) July 11, 2015 JK Rowling and Serena Williams Note that serena won her first major when Clinton was president and Phantom Menace topped box office. THIS is a time violation. — Jon Wertheim (@jon_wertheim)…