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Kvitova and Nadal Losses Highlight Wimbledon First Week – Mondays with Bob Greene

Kvitova and Nadal Losses Highlight Wimbledon First Week – Mondays with Bob Greene

Jul. 5 |  Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Wimbledon (First Week) Jelena Jankovic beat second-seeded Petra Kvitova 3-6 7-5 6-4 Jana Cepelova beat third-seeded Simona Halep 5-7 6-4 6-3 Bethanie Mattek-Sands beat seventh-seeded Ana Ivanovic 6-3 6-4 Nick Kyrgios...

A Diagnosis of Rafael Nadal’s Lack of Confidence

A Diagnosis of Rafael Nadal’s Lack of Confidence

Jul. 2 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Rafael Nadal’s stunning second-round loss to No. 102-ranked qualifier Dustin Brown at Wimbledon has plunged him into darkest depths of his legendary tennis career. With his ranking now set to drop well out of...

Belinda Bencic, Denis Istomin Win First Titles – Mondays with Bob Greene

Belinda Bencic, Denis Istomin Win First Titles – Mondays with Bob Greene

Jun. 28 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Belinda Bencic beat Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4 4-6 6-0 to win the Aegon International in Eastbourne, Great Britain Denis Istomin beat Sam Querrey 7-6 (1) 7-6 (6) to win the Aegon Open in Nottingham, Great Britain   SAYING “I...

Kyrgios Defined By Grit, Toughness and Flash

Kyrgios Defined By Grit, Toughness and Flash

Jun. 28 | by Andrew Eichenholz   Nick Kyrgios had never stepped on a grass court for a tour-level event before he arrived at SW19 last year. A tight four-setter against an unheralded opponent earned him his first win at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet...

Roger Federer – A Mark of Consistency At Wimbledon

Roger Federer – A Mark of Consistency At Wimbledon

Jun. 28 | by Andrew Eichenholz   There is something about the London fog as it clouds the sight of Big Ben, staring down into the streets of its city for a couple weeks in June and July. It is as if there is a sliver of mystery associated with the most famous...

The Grand Slam – Origins and Correct Verbiage

The Grand Slam – Origins and Correct Verbiage

Jun. 27 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The Grand Slam… It’s a term often mis-used in tennis, but in 2015 there is a chance Serena Williams will be able to achieve the ultimate achievement in the sport of tennis. The Grand Slam is the term...

A Closer Look at the Optimum Diets for Tennis Players Ahead of Wimbledon

A Closer Look at the Optimum Diets for Tennis Players Ahead of Wimbledon

Jun. 26 | Regardless of the level at which you compete, tennis provides a great combination of exercise and competition.  Recreational tennis players burn from 600 to 800 calories per hour which means that their daily calorie intake should be in the 2,500 to...

Wimbledon Seeds Announced

Wimbledon Seeds Announced

Jun. 26 | We’re now just days away from one of the most prestigious Grand Slam events of the year: Wimbledon. Taking place from 29th June to 12th July, the event promises to bring some of the world’s best talents to London, including Novak Djokovic, who will...

The Seven Most Memorable Matches From Wimbledon In 2014

The Seven Most Memorable Matches From Wimbledon In 2014

Jun. 24 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   With Wimbledon upon us, let’s take a look at the highlights from the 2014 edition of The Championships with this review of the seven most memorable matches.   June 26 – Australian wild card Nick Kyrgios,...

Roger Federer, Andy Murray Win On Grass – Mondays with Bob Greene

Roger Federer, Andy Murray Win On Grass – Mondays with Bob Greene

Jun. 22 | Mondays with Bob Greene     STARS Roger Federer beat Andreas Seppi 7-6 (1) 6-4 to win the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany Andy Murray beat Kevin Anderson 6-3 6-4 to win the Aegon Championships in London, Great Britain Angelique Kerber beat...

Lisicki and Karlovic Serve Up New Ace Records

Lisicki and Karlovic Serve Up New Ace Records

Jun. 19 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Within days of each other, Ivo Karlovic and Sabine Lisicki both created a slice of tennis history by creating new records for aces in men’s and women’s matches. On Wednesday, June 17, Lisicki fired a WTA record...

The Revival of Spanish Tennis on Grass

The Revival of Spanish Tennis on Grass

Jun. 15 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Waking up and scrolling through the pages of my book “On This Day In Tennis History” – or swiping from your Iphone via the mobile app – always delivers an interesting nugget about tennis history. June...