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Dropshots: Madison Keys Rolling In Rome

It’s wonderful to see rising American star Madison Keys make the final at the 2016 Internazional BNL d’Italia (Rome). After an injury in the round of 16 contributed greatly to halting a promising run at the 2016 Australian Open, it’s been an up and down year for Maddie. But I fully believe it’s just a … Continue reading

Simona Halep Wins 2016 Mutua Madrid Open

After winning the singles title at the 2016 Mutua Madrid Open, her 12th career WTA singles crown, Simona Halep said it was the best day of her life. I would say to stay tuned. Even greater days are coming. Barring injury, before her career is over Simona will be a Major champion. The only seeded … Continue reading

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

Lucie Safarova Wins 2016 Prague Open

This one made me smile. Lucie Safarova is one of my top favorites, a sweetheart of a person with a wicked good game. She was having a career year in 2015, winning in Qatar and reaching the Roland Garros final in singles while winning four titles, including two Majors (Australian Open, Roland Garros) in doubles, … Continue reading