Novak Djokovic will Finish a Record Tying 6th Year Ranked #1*

Tennis records have been equalled and falling quite a bit since Pete Sampras won his the record tying 12th major at Wimbledon 1999. Novak Djokovic just equaled Pete Sampras’ record of finishing 6 years ranked #1. Jimmy Connors finished 5 consecutive years at #1, and Pete Sampras bested that by finishing 6 consecutive years ranked…

French Open 2020: Tennis History on the Line in Djokovic vs. Nadal Final

5 Historical Achievements Novak Djokovic Will Have with a Win Djokovic is likely to tie Pete Sampras’ 6-years finished at #1, but a win here more than cements that Djokovic would complete his second Career Grand Slam Djokovic would be the only man to beat Rafael Nadal twice at Roland Garros Djokovic would claim an…

French Open 2020: Men’s Singles Semifinal Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Novak Djokovic vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas – I think Tsitsipas has a chance. He will have to play close to his bes to win, but I think across 3 of 5 sets Djokovic’s return of serve, air tight baseline play, movement, and consistency will all act like gravity and ground Tsitsipas if…

French Open 2020: October 4th Men’s Singles Predictions

Predicted Winners in BOLD Court Philippe CHATRIER [2] Rafael NADAL (ESP) vs [Q] Sebastian KORDA (USA) – Korda idolized Rafa and is talented, but this would be an upset of epic proportions if Korda wins. Rafa rolls in 3 or maybe 4 sets. [3] Dominic THIEM (AUT) vs [WC] Hugo GASTON (FRA) – Thiem seems…

Final Power Ranking of 2019: King Rafa the Fifth Reigns

Rafael Nadal’s extraordinary 2019… 🇦🇺 Australian Open: F 🇫🇷 French Open: 🏆 🇬🇧 Wimbledon: SF 🇺🇸 US Open: 🏆 🇪🇸 Davis Cup: 🏆 🌎 World No.1: 🍾 pic.twitter.com/Re2Ljn3XhZ — Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) November 24, 2019  Rafael Nadal ended 2019 with wins.  He picked up two wins at the World Tour Final despite not making it…

Djokovic winning Tokyo Kicks off a Non-Chase for #1

This is an opinion piece.  It is my opinion that both Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic would be happy to finish 2019 #1, but that neither of them is overly worried about it. Their current 2019 points stand at: Rafal Nadal – 9225 Novak Djokovic – 7765 This would seemingly be a nearly impregnable lead…

US Open 2019: New Power Ranking Lands Rafa at #1

Tennis Power Ranking 2019: Post-US Open Suffling Rafael Nadal – Rafa won his 4th US Open title and also took home the big trophy in Montreal.  Rafa is #1 here and will soon be #1 on the ATP computer. Novak Djokovic – Djokovic’s epic Wimbledon title gives him 1/2 of 2019’s major haul.  His shoulder is a…

US Open 2019: Can Medvedev Win?

Feeling like 2017 again? or 2010? or 2013? First, Daniil Medvedev has done something many tennis fans have been waiting on from younger players.  He has reached 4-consecutive finals.  He picked up 300 ranking points in Washington, DC, 600 in Montreal, 1000 in Cincinnati, and is going to take home either 1200 or 2000 from…