Pete Sampras is a Legend

14 majors, 6-years finished at #1, 7 Wimbledon titles & 5 US Open titles add up to one important legend of the game.¬† The crowd appreciated his exhibition doubles outing a great deal. The show must go on! Pete Sampras & Novak Djokovic vs. Tommy Haas & John McEnroe ūüėĪ#BNPPO19 pic.twitter.com/lHhjMavH3K ‚ÄĒ ATP Tour (@ATP_Tour)…

Debating Tennis with the Tennis Insider Part 1

Preface There have been some recent developments at Tennis Abides about which I am excited. The second youtube video recently posted, and my interview with a former college tennis player was quite popular. ¬†Beyond that, new product reviews, interviews, and youtube takes are in the pipeline. ¬†This past weekend, Kelechi Agu asked me if I’d…

GOAT Confusion – Say What?

Roger Federer says there is no GOAT because players from different eras had different priorities etc. Pete Sampras says Federer is the GOAT for now, but that his head-to-head vs. Rafa is an issue. Andre Agassi says Rafa is the GOAT even if he once said Federer was the GOAT. John McEnroe says that Rafa…

Review of Signature Series: Rod Laver by the Tennis Channel

The Tennis Channel’s Signature Series: Rod Laver¬†was an excellent episode for tennis fans. ¬†A few things stood out to me. Tennis as a Blue Collar Sport in Australia The documentary explained that tennis was a blue collar sport in Australia. ¬†Laver and his family built their own court, and Rod looked at tennis as a…

Youtube Tennis for the Week of 3-12-2012 through 3-18-2012

With Indian Wells Underway this Week will be all Vintage Highlights – The video quality is not great, but two legends in a stakes match is worth a view. ¬† – 1994 Australian Open quarterfinal – Edberg puts on a paralyzing display of serve and volley tennis ¬†– 1995 Australian Open quarterfinal – Safin and…

Youtube Tennis for the Week of 2-20-2012

Big Wins for Almagro, Azarenka, Federer and Raonic 1.¬†Roger Federer vs. Juan Martin del Potro Rotterdam 2012 Highlights Federer wins his 71st career title beating Juan Martin del Potro for the second time in 2012. ¬†Delpo crashed the finals by demolishing Tomas Berdych. 2. ¬†Milos Raonic won his 2nd title of 2012. ¬†Here are some…