John Isner and Intentionally Slower Surfaces

Wimbledon decided to look into slowing its courts down and increasing the length of points after the 1998 men’s final.  The rest of the tour tended to follow Wimbledon’s lead as outdoor and indoor hard courts were slowed down, indoor carpet events went away, and tennis balls were slowed down too.  It may not be…

Strokes of Genius Documentary Airs on July 1st

While I consider Novak Djokovic’s 5 set 2012 Australian Open final victory over Rafael Nadal to be the greatest match ever played (to this point?), this should be an interesting documentary.

Reviewing Federer’s 11 Wimbledon Finals

Eight trophy lifts, and a handful of different hairstyles.@rogerfederer at #Wimbledon… pic.twitter.com/VuD8SeIDdy — Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 16, 2017 2003 Roger Federer d. Mark Philippoussis 7-6, 6-2, 7-6 What We Learned: Federer won what may be the last of the 1990s style Wimbledon finals as both players attacked the net frequently while also serving plenty of…

Wimbledon 2017: 10 Quick Hits

champions talk 😄 #Federer #Muguruza (Vesnina IG) pic.twitter.com/EpoZBT9uR0 — viola7 (@v_rfay) July 16, 2017 Roger Federer’s 8th Wimbledon Title – In 2005, Federer beat a 35-year-old Andre Agassi in the US Open final.  By the end of the match, Agassi looked old.  Roger Federer is 35 and looks a lot like he did in 2005. Garbine…

Wimbledon 2017: Congratulations to Roger Federer

I have forthcoming write-ups for both the men’s and women’s finals. #19 tastes great pic.twitter.com/3Hv3lM5Rk9 — Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) July 16, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js   Los 8 Wimbledon de Roger Federer👑🌱🏆 pic.twitter.com/SszqRn28bV — Mundo Tenis (@mundotenis31) July 16, 2017

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer vs. Marin Cilic Championship Prediction

Roger Federer vs. Marin Cilic Roger Federer came about as close to defeat as anyone could without losing when playing Marin Cilic last year at Wimbledon.  This match pits those two combatants against one another with the Wimbledon title on the line.  Here is a breakdown of this match. Experience Roger Federer has the experience…

Wimbledon 2017: Congratulations to Garbine Muguruza

I will have a write up about both finals on Sunday evening or Monday, but Muguruza deserves congratulations for winning her second major.  She has a lot of room to add points between now and Wimbledon 2018 as well. Yes!!!! pic.twitter.com/evqTlwOaRf — Garbiñe Muguruza (@GarbiMuguruza) July 15, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams vs. Garbine Muguruza Championship Prediction

A wonderful sight. 2017 #Wimbledon finalist @Venuseswilliams just can’t stop smiling 😄 pic.twitter.com/gwy3dj883q — Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 13, 2017 Venus Williams vs. Garbine Muguruza Garbine Muguruza found herself in this same position in 2015.  She played well and pushed Serena Williams when Serena was trying to close out each set.  A lot has happened since…