International Tennis Hall of Fame: Justine Henin and Marat Safin

Henin and Safin: Backhands To Remember Justine Henin Most Vivid Memory – I vividly recall an incredible match versus Jennifer Capriati at the 2003 US Open.  Their semifinal clash seemed to be a match of power versus variety and movement. Both players were excellent in this match.  As was expected, Capriati hit the ball hard, but…

The Top 10 Female French Open Champions

The Top 10 Female French Open Champions Chris Evert – The draws Evert faced in the 1970s may not have been terribly deep, but Evert won this title 7 times with her first title coming in 1974 and her final title coming in 1986.  Evert’s final two triumphs were three set thrillers against her #1…

Olympic Tennis Review: 2004 Chile Came to Play

2004 saw the the Olympic games once again fall between Wimbledon and the US Open.  Much like the Atlanta games these games were held on a similar hard court surface to that of the US Open.  This was more desirable than the red clay of the 1992 games, but the games being in Athens meant…