Forgotten Classic – Becker v Leconte 1993

I loved seeing the sort of shots they could generate given that the strings were not nearly as advanced as they are today.  Also, the serve and volley positioning is nice to see.

3rd War of Independence for Argentina? Davis Cup Final (Poll Included)

I opened my trusty copy of Independence in Latin America: A Comparative Approach by Richard Graham and re-learned a fact about Argentina.  Argentina fought two wars of independence against Spain.  These wars revolved around Argentina’s relationship to the deposed and later restored King Ferdinand VII of Spain. Interesting reading.  For Juan Martin del Potro, David Nalbandian and company…