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The Secret of Spanish Tennis…Suffering

The Secret of Spanish Tennis…Suffering

Mar. 1 | What makes Spanish tennis so unique and successful? What exactly are Spanish coaches doing so differently to develop superstars like Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer that other systems are not doing? New York High Performance tennis pro Chris Lewit answers...

Roger Federer Shocks Novak Djokovic in Dubai – Mondays with Bob Greene

Roger Federer Shocks Novak Djokovic in Dubai – Mondays with Bob Greene

Mar. 1 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Roger Federer beat Novak Djokovic 6-3 7-5 to win the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates David Ferrer beat Kei Nishikori 6-3 7-5 to win the men’s singles at the Abierto Mexicano...

Top 5 Male Tennis Players of the Last Decade

Top 5 Male Tennis Players of the Last Decade

Feb. 12 | In recent years, Rafael Nadal has emerged as the strongest challenger to Roger Federer’s ascendancy and has set one of the most exciting rivalries in the history of men’s tennis with the Swiss player. The Spaniard, who is widely regarded as the...

Stats In Berdych Upset of Nadal Defy Normalcy

Stats In Berdych Upset of Nadal Defy Normalcy

Jan. 27 | by Andrew Eichenholz   As Irish poet Samuel Beckett’s phrase reads on Stan Wawrinka’s tattooed arm, “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail Again. Fail better.” Tomas Berdych has failed 17 straight times against Rafael Nadal....

Sampras Tips Djokovic To Win Australian Open

Sampras Tips Djokovic To Win Australian Open

Jan. 26 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Who is the pick of Pete Sampras to win the 2015 Australian Open men’s singles title? Sampras was posed the question Monday morning on CBC Radio in Vancouver, Canada, appearing to promote his appearance at the...

Andy Murray Captures Abu Dhabi Exhibition – Mondays with Bob Greene

Andy Murray Captures Abu Dhabi Exhibition – Mondays with Bob Greene

Jan. 4 | Mondays with Bob Greene   SAYING “I felt I was dominating the points a lot of times, but I am missing competitive spirit. I am going to keep working hard to get that.” – Rafael Nadal, after losing 6-2 6-0 to Andy Murray. “She had nothing to...

Australian Hard Court Season Preview

Australian Hard Court Season Preview

Jan. 2 | The tennis season is always one that shoots out of the blocks quickly. Each year, barely past its first month, the young tennis year has already witnessed its first major in the form of the Australian Open. Therefore, with only three weeks before a...

Toni Nadal Says Roger Federer Is The Greatest Player –  Mondays with Bob Greene

Toni Nadal Says Roger Federer Is The Greatest Player – Mondays with Bob Greene

Dec. 1 | Mondays with Bob Greene   SAYING “I consider myself 100 percent a product of the Romanian tennis because until February this year I was coached only by Romanians … I want to work again with a Romanian. I feel we have similar mentality. From what...

Novak Djokovic Wins Finals When Injured Roger Federer Withdraws – Mondays with Bob Greene

Novak Djokovic Wins Finals When Injured Roger Federer Withdraws – Mondays with Bob Greene

Nov. 17 | Mondays with Bob Greene     STARS Novak Djokovic won the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London, England, when Roger Federer defaulted with a back injury Alexandra Dulgheru beat Kimiko Date-Krumm 6-3 6-4 to win the Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge...

Rafael Nadal’s Overconformity To Sports Ethic Hurting His GOAT Potential

Rafael Nadal’s Overconformity To Sports Ethic Hurting His GOAT Potential

Oct. 15 | By Andrew Eichenholz   The “sport ethic” could be considered the way in which athletes strive for success, never succumbing to any risks or physical obstacles, doing whatever it takes to achieve a goal. Rafael Nadal’s over conformity to this...

Shanghai Rolex Masters – A Preview

Shanghai Rolex Masters – A Preview

Oct. 6 | The ATP Tour heads to China this week for the 2014 renewal of the Shanghai Rolex Masters, one of the most prestigious tournaments in the tennis calendar outside of the four Grand Slams. World number one Novak Djokovic arrives in Shanghai as the defending...

Petra Kvitova Wins Wuhan, Qualifies For Singapore – Mondays with Bob Greene

Petra Kvitova Wins Wuhan, Qualifies For Singapore – Mondays with Bob Greene

Sep. 28 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Petra Kvitova beat Eugenie Bouchard 6-3 6-4 to win the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open in Wuhan, China Kei Nishikori beat Julien Benneteau 7-6 (4) 6-4 to win the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Andy Murray beat Tommy...