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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…

by | Jul 3, 2022

Iga Świątek’s win streak reached No. 37 with a tough three-set win over a Dutch lass, Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove, in the second round at the AELTC Championships. Mr. Pleszczynski and I looked at the up side — gritty come-from-behind, forehand…

by | Jun 5, 2022

The two toughest matches for Rafael Nadal at this year’s French Open, which ended yesterday, were the quarters against his rival Novak Djokovic and the semis against the young challenger Alexander Zverev. Djokovic was the defending champion, having beat Nadal…

by | May 8, 2022

Funny thing about victory speeches on the tennis Tour, you get the winner standing there, the adrenaline still flowing, listening to the emcee; retired American Great Jim Courier has been a witty and popular regular in this slot. He says…

by | Apr 25, 2022

The teenager’s sensational forehand shot as he moved sideways on the baseline sent the ball streaming into the deuce court for a winner even as Alex de Minaur, who thought he had just hit match point, came forward to the…

by | Apr 23, 2022

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), aka Wimbledon or simply The Championships, the most prestigious event in tennis, announced Wednesday it was banning Russian and Belarusian players from this year’s draws as a gesture against the Russian invasion of…

by | Apr 5, 2022

I don’t like tennis. I don’t like any sport involving balls, with the exception of soccer. Actually, all I know about the Olympic disciplines is what Dave Barry suggested: “Have you noticed that whatever sport you’re trying to learn, some…

by | Apr 3, 2022

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

by | Jan 30, 2022

The tennis at the Australian Open was superb. It takes some chutzpah to write this at a tournament where the defending and winningest champion — nine in total and the last three in a row! — is barred due to…

by | Jan 27, 2022

Peng Shuai’s supporters won a small victory as Tennis Australia reversed its ban on “Where is Peng Shuai?” T-shirts at the Australian Open in Melbourne Park yesterday, thanks to fans and supporters of the alleged victim of Chinese communist persecution….

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