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by | Sep 12, 2022

A great queen was dethroned and a young princess stepped up and took her place. A king was knocked out by a very young pretender bursting with talent and energy. Serena Williams and Rafa Nadal, queen and king of tennis…

by | Sep 5, 2022

There was a moment after the first set tiebreak when you could be forgiven for thinking the tall Russian could rally and pull through. Ranked no. 1 worldwide, though barred from the previous major at Wimbledon due to wartime hysteria,…

by | Sep 2, 2022

Ahead two sets to one and 3-0 in the fourth, Rafael Nadal, four-time U.S. Open champion, struck himself in the schnoz with his racquet and stumbled to the sidelines as medics rushed on court. It is Arthur Ashe Stadium, the…

by | Aug 30, 2022

The aces and the line-edging service returns began in earnest in the middle of the first set, replacing the somewhat sloppy error-prone early games. It was the first round of the women’s draw at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, and…

by | Apr 3, 2022

Poland’s Iga Świątek, talented and likable, is now the No. 1 ranked woman in professional tennis.

by | Sep 17, 2020

At the French Open one time not too long ago, I spied an usher whom I remembered from a previous year and said hello. He was dressed impeccably in the designated business attire, and he acknowledged the greeting courteously. I…

by | Sep 11, 2020

Victoria Azarenka won the first point in her U.S. Open semifinal, but then she doubled, lost the next three points, and doubled again, bad start. She got a game along the way to a first set rout, but her old…

by | Sep 10, 2020

After Pablo Carreño Busta, the man of Asturias, outlasted the dynamic young Canadian Denis Shapovalov the other night — actually it was three in the morning or whatever — Mr. Pleszczynski and I opined that the threats to the Republic were…

by | Sep 2, 2020

Three double faults at 1-2 in the third set, and Kim Clijsters is in trouble. Visibly tiring, she has just lost a long hard-fought second set, 5-7, and if she falls behind now, the momentum may be irreversible. Ekaterina Alexandrova…

by | Aug 31, 2020

Gunshots in Kenosha, Wisconsin interrupted Naomi Osaka’s run through the draw at the Western and Open tennis tournament last week, played for health security reasons at Flushing Meadows, N.Y., home of the U.S. Open, which begins today. The 2018 U.S….

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