Tagged with ATP

Tennis Stars Excited And Ready For Rio Olympics 2016

I was knocking my head against a desk (figuratively) watching so many ESPN shows where they kept stating that tennis players don’t care about the Olympics. They have the Majors, it was often repeated. Ok, players saying that Wimbledon is more important than the Olympics is not the same as saying they don’t care. And … Continue reading

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Dropshot: Return of Tomic the The Tank Engine

Ok, I get it. Bernard Tomic was down 2-6 4-5 0-40 match point when he farcically turned his racquet around and didn’t make any pretense of trying to return serve in his 2016 Mutua Madrid Open match against Fabio Fognini. I also know Bernard would probably rather be anywhere else than sliding around on clay. … Continue reading

Flavia Pennetta Wins 2015 US Open

The first time they played against each other, Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci were 9 years old. Both were raised in the same region of Italy and have been close friends for the majority of their lives. They’ve won as an amateur and professional doubles team, including the 1999 Junior Girls Doubles title at Roland … Continue reading