A full slate of Tour events this week, with Genie Bouchard losing in the first round of Doha qualifying.
Some 75 Canadians in action this week at various levels of pro tourneys. Continue reading
MELBOURNE – Back in 1991, Stefan Edberg met Ivan Lendl (and his legionnaire hat) in the semifinals here.
The hatted man prevailed.
So far in this quarter-final between their charges, 23 years later, Edberg has the edge.
1993 men’s semifinal: Pete Sampras vs. Stefan Edberg Continue reading
At the end of the 2009 Australian Open final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, there were tears.
Pat Cash vs. Stefan Edberg, in possibly one of the all-time hottie matchups – at least for those of us of their generation, it didn’t get much better than that.
Jimmy Connors vs. Aussie heartthrob John Newcombe (and his iconic ‘stache).
On grass at Kooyong.
A man in the news – Stefan Edberg – vs. Pat Cash in the final.
Just in case we wanted to get a little dose of serve-and-volley right about now. Continue reading
The 1989 U.S. Open men’s singles final, starring those notable coaches Ivan Lendl and Boris Becker. Continue reading
Boris Becker vs. Ivan Lendl.
They both tucked. It was still the tucking era.
2008 Australian Open quarter-finals.
Maybe not a classic per se, but fairly momentous in its own way. Continue reading