30 years ago today: Dec. 11, 1983
Ivan Lendl takes on Mats Wilander in the final of the Australian Open (then held at year’s end in December). Continue reading
Top-ranked Japanese player Kei Nishikori (ranked No. 17), has added a well-known former player to his coaching team.
It’s Hall of Famer Michael Chang, now 41. Continue reading
The Spanish player of the year for 2013, as selected by the Spanish Tennis Writers’ Association (APT) is …
(Drum roll, please …)
Yes, Tommy Robredo. Continue reading
After a total washout on Monday, the Australian Open wild-card playoff being played at Melbourne Park is getting under way right now. Continue reading
Off-season? WHAT off-season?
If you’re a French tennis player – and even if you’re not – the tennis never ends. Continue reading
Del Potro’s racquet experimentations
The off-season is time to try out new things.
And with Juan Martin del Potro reportedly down to his last couple of Hyper Prostaff 6.1 95s (don’t let the K Six-One paint job fool you), he was trying out several sticks in practice last week in Argentina (including, it appears, his trusty Prostaff). Continue reading
Starting Monday, an entire platoon of Canada’s best female tennis players will start a 10-day training camp in Florida, at the USTA’s training centre in Boca Raton. Continue reading
Exho time in South America – again
Aussie Lleyton Hewitt travelled down to La Plata, Argentina Saturday night to play an exhibition with Juan Martin del Potro.
Del Potro won, 6-3, 7-6. Continue reading
With the twins no doubt safely tucked into bed around 8:30 p.m. Dubai time, Roger Federer spent close to two hours doing his second #askRF question-and-answer session with fans on Twitter.
We crunched a few numbers on this, and a few themes emerged.
The questions (and complaints) directed Roger Federer’s way during his two-hour #askRF session ran the gamut.
There were the funny ones … Continue reading