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Daniil Medvedev Caps off Great US Swing with Cincy trophy Win

TweetDaniil Medvedev won the Cincy title beating David Goffin 7-6, 6-4 in the final. The title is the Russian’s first ATP 1000 trophy, capped off a three week streak reaching finals in Washington, Montreal and Mason, Ohio, and sees him rise to No.5 in the world. The Russian 9th seed got off to as good a […]

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Roger Federer and his 101 Trophies #RF101

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TweetHistory does and does not repeat itself depending on your history and how you play on the day. For Roger Federer at the age of 37, it’s harder to predict how those days are going to unfold, but when he has his day, the history you get is the kind of glittering, legendary, all conquering […]

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Dominic Thiem Defeats Roger Federer to Win the BNP Paribas Open

TweetDominic Thiem has had a lot of expectation put on him over the years and while he has delivered now and then- beating Novak Djokovic in the 2016 Roland Garros quarters and Rafa Nadal in Madrid last season- when it has come to the biggest moments, he has not lived up to those expectations he […]

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Australian Open Final Novak Djokovic Defeats Rafa Nadal

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TweetAustralian Open Men’s Final- Novak Djokovic d. Rafa Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3. There were a couple of narratives waiting to be told this Australian Open, but Novak Djokovic’s title win means they will have to keep on waiting, and that wait could be a while. One narrative, the changing of the guard, was dismissed in […]

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2018 Men’s Tennis Review Fight it, Embrace it, it’s Happening all the same

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TweetLittle it seems changes in men’s tennis these last few seasons, except of course when it does, and when it does, it means business. The Tennis Review reviews and gives its thoughts on the 2018 men’s tennis season.  Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal, and Novak Djokovic cleaning up at the Majors, we’ve seen that plenty of […]

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Who Needs Hype When You Have Karen Khachanov?

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TweetUnseeded 22 year old Karen Khachanov defeated the then imminent world No.1 Novak Djokovic in the Paris-Bercy final 7-5, 6-4. Who needs hype when we have such a promising player? The first big final of a player’s career is an important moment. The walk on to the court a sweet moment, a time to revel in […]

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Wimbledon 2018 Review The Whole Greater than the Sum of the Parts

Djokovic Wimbledon

TweetNovak Djokovic’s Wimbledon 2018 final 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 victory over 8th seeded Kevin Anderson, as impressive as it was in its showcase of the victor’s persistence, passion and champion’s mentality, will not go down in the all time top 100 slam finals list, but the tournament, as a whole, will likely go down in history […]

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Roland Garros 2018 The High and Lows

Tweet  Roland Garros 2018 served up a record 11th title for Rafa Nadal, a nice run from a much derided young gun, and an amusing and to the point outburst from Schwartzman. But while there were some entertaining highs, there were some lows, too- the predictability, the final, and the lack of hi-tech facilities. The […]

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Miami Open Review John Isner Solid With a Dash of the Spectacular

John Isner

TweetThe Miami Open looked like an ATP 1000 trophy up for grabs and it ended up being just that. Not just any player took the title though- champion John Isner was no ATP 1000 final debutante or a stranger to beating top ten players and his win, while a surprise considering his form going into […]

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Indian Wells Final Juan Martin del Potro Defeats Roger Federer Where the Dark Side Thrives

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TweetJuan Martin del Potro’s 6-4, 6-7, 7-6 victory over Roger Federer in the BNP Paribas Open Final 2018 shed light on what both men are capable of in very challenging circumstances and gave us a glimpse into the darker side of two very popular champions.  When you lift a heavy rock or stone, the kind […]

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