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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...

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...

“King of Clay” Rafael Nadal Victorious On Grass – Mondays with Bob Greene

“King of Clay” Rafael Nadal Victorious On Grass – Mondays with Bob Greene

Jun. 15 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Rafael Nadal beat Viktor Troicki 7-6 (3) 6-3 to win the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Germany Nicolas Mahut beat David Goffin 7-6 (1) 6-1 to win the Topshelf Open men’s singles at ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands Camila...

Don’t Believe The Hype – Novak Djokovic Straight-Sets Rafael Nadal In French Quarterfinals

Don’t Believe The Hype – Novak Djokovic Straight-Sets Rafael Nadal In French Quarterfinals

Jun. 3 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Scrolling through old emails and notes I wrote to myself in my Microsoft Outlook, I found a quote I heard TV sports reporter Jim Gray said in advance of the May 2 Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match,...

Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic – A Preview of the Most Anticipated Quarterfinal in Tennis History

Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic – A Preview of the Most Anticipated Quarterfinal in Tennis History

Jun. 2 | by Andrew Eichenholz   Heading into the French Open, Rafael Nadal has won 14 Grand Slam titles, nine of which came on the terre battue of Roland Garros. No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic is hot on his heels, holding eight majors himself, seven of which...

Big Four Plus Jack Sock Reach Second Week – Mondays with Bob Greene

Big Four Plus Jack Sock Reach Second Week – Mondays with Bob Greene

May. 31 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS (French Open first week) Mirjana Lucic-Baroni beat third-seeded Simona Halep 7-5 6-1 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat fourth-seeded Tomas Berdych 6-3 6-2 6-7 (5) 6-3 Julia Goerges beat fifth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-4 7-6...

Now Out Of The Top Five, Is This The Beginning Of The End For Rafael Nadal?

Now Out Of The Top Five, Is This The Beginning Of The End For Rafael Nadal?

May. 11 | by Andrew Eichenholz   For the first time in a decade on Monday, Rafael Nadal, the best clay courter and one of the greatest tennis players of all-time, fell out of the top-10 in the ATP World Tour Rankings. Injuries, lack of confidence, and a...

Andy Murray Tops Rafael Nadal to Win in Madrid – Mondays with Bob Greene

Andy Murray Tops Rafael Nadal to Win in Madrid – Mondays with Bob Greene

May. 11 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Andy Murray beat Rafael Nadal 6-3 6-2 to win the Mutua Madrid Open in Madrid, Spain Petra Kvitova beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1 6-2 to win the Mutua Madrid Open women’s singles in Madrid, Spain Hyeon Chung beat Lukas...

Novak Djokovic Dominant In Winning Ways – Mondays with Bob Greene

Novak Djokovic Dominant In Winning Ways – Mondays with Bob Greene

Apr. 20 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Novak Djokovic beat Tomas Berdych 7-5 4-6 6-3 to win the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters in Monte Carlo, Monaco Teliana Pereira beat Yaroslava Shvedova 7-6 (2) 6-1 to win the Claro Open Colsanitas in Bogotá, Colombia Federico...

Rafael Nadal Ousted From Miami Open – Mondays with Bob Greene

Rafael Nadal Ousted From Miami Open – Mondays with Bob Greene

Mar. 30 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Miami Open (First Week) Fernando Verdasco beat 2nd-seeded Rafael Nadal 6-4 2-6 6-3 Daria Gavrilova beat 2nd-seeded Maria Sharapova 7-6 (4) 6-3 Sabine Lisicki beat 5th-seeded Ana Ivanovic 7-6 (4) 7-5 Tatjana Maria beat...

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...