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by | Dec 7, 2022

In a way, he was the personification of tennis. Year-round tan thanks to the Florida sunshine, a smile that went from sly to joyous, a frown that verged on a fit of temper before turning into the teacher’s patient nod…

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 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 | Aug 28, 2022

Maybe I’ve always fallen for connecting dots that bear no connecting, but it struck me as odd — not unfair, as that would be expressing a bias, which is a no-no to old-school fair-and-accurate types such as myself — that…

by | Aug 21, 2022

“Caro” beats Petra! Borna outplays Mr. Gorgeous! The underdogs’ revenge! But wait — this is tennis, where, like in New York, nothing is impossible. The underdog, in America, is never to be underestimated. And why should it change? Because look…

by | Aug 9, 2022

Nick Kyrgios came out of a week in Washington about $400,000 richer, and every penny was honestly earned, which is more than you can say for the personages down the street from where he was working. Kyrgios labored through heat…

by | Jul 31, 2022

William Kristol wants John Legend, whom he calls “our Zelensky,” to stand as the Democrats’ nominee next election. That would be in 2024, but these days you cannot take anything for granted, even when it is written in our law….

by | Jul 10, 2022

The Aussie catches one between his legs and sends it back over but to no avail, the Serb is ready near the net to put it away. Another good serve and a crosscourt sizzler and he holds, 3-4. So the…

by | Jul 6, 2022

No need to find some big meaning in it, but over 10 sets, the two best of the new class could not overcome the last two of the old class, so maybe there really is something to the idea that…

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