Swiatek & Sabalenka: The rivalry we all knew we needed

The WTA has been urging for an intense rivalry. The kind of that has existed on the men’s side for years. The Big 3 rivalry has elevated the sport for more than a decade. They have challenged each other to improve their game even more. The weekly battle for titles has kept them at the …

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Ben Shelton: The Newcomer

Ben Shelton was almost forced to go pro after his accelerated success which included a victory over(at the time) the #5 ranked player in the world, Casper Ruud.The following months, he achieved many milestones. For example, being the youngest player in history to win three Challenger titles in three straight weeks.  He reached the top …

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Four things that make Djokovic stand out from the rest:

Australian Open 2022 His return of serve: Novak Djokovic is undisputably the best returner the sport has seen. From a great serve his opponent hits, Djokovic can hit an even better shot, and somehow what should have been a point for his opponent ends up as an offensive shot that pushes his opponent into defense. …

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One-time wonders: Achieving the unachievable

I believe that in no other sport the fans and the media are so hard on players. I understand if a soccer player poorly performs at the final of an international competition or if a quarterback is not able to complete passes in a Superbowl game. But many of these great achievements always remain next …

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Caroline Garcia: It Is Never Too Late

There are certain players that you know will have a breakthrough at some point. You can almost visualize them winning big tournaments and getting to the top of the rankings. For me, that was not the case with Caroline Garcia. She is the player that I saw getting maybe a couple of early-round victories at …

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Holger Rune: The Wonderkid

I first knew of Hulger last year, when he was leading the junior rankings.  I saw a couple of videos on the Morotogrlou Academy Instagram account and I immediately fell in love with his forehand. So effortless and solid. I saw him set up the match point against Tsitsipas today in the fourth round and …

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Amanda Anisimova: Road To Redemption

Players’ careers are full of highs and lows, even for top-ranked players. Nadal, for example, has had to face injuries and surgeries just to keep playing the sport he loves so much.  Amanda Anisimova has faced a lot of things at such a young age in and out of the court.  Once a French Open …

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What’s behind Alcaraz’s success?

The powerful game Alcaraz has been displaying lately is evident. A beauty to the eyes of those that are not even fans of the sport.

What Barty’s victory tells us about Serena’s dominance

I never grew up admiring Serena, If so, I was a little mad that no one could beat her for months in a row. My favorite player was Sharapova, the fact that she could go toe to toe with Serena and more importantly, that she seemed to not care who was on the other side …

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Australian Open Men’s Final: Predictions

Aus Open Men's Final predictions!