1. Tennis After Federer-Nadal: Where Are The Teenagers?

    What happens to the teenage sensation of years past ? Surely no American could forget those good years, when three American (Sampras, Agassi, Chang) were all in the top 10 before their 20th birthday, and two of them were Slam champions...

    Tom H Written by Tom H about 4 years ago 826 reads 4 comments

  2. Rafa Nadal Talked History, Grand Slam, and God

    This is an excerpt from Nadal's interview with SI.com http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2010/writers/jon_wertheim/07/16/nadal.interview/"SI...

    Tom H Written by Tom H about over 4 years ago 2,037 reads 20 comments

  3. Murray To Win Wimbledon 2010?

    At the Australian Open 2009, pundits, Nadal, and even Murray himself were proclaiming Murray one of the favorites to win the AO 2009...

    Tom H Written by Tom H about over 4 years ago 110 reads 3 comments

  4. Soderling Delivered Again

    He's not in the final yet, but for all practical purpose, he had proven to doubters last year was no fluke. He had quietly but dominantly progressed to the 4th round, where he sent Nadal home last year to meet the other giant, Federer...

    Tom H Written by Tom H about over 4 years ago 157 reads 2 comments

  5. Nadal and The Wood Racquet

    We've heard a lot of comments and analysis that Nadal is a product of modern technology and no way he can play the way he does now with a wood racquet. That's probably true, but that's not the point to be addressed...

    Tom H Written by Tom H about over 4 years ago 874 reads 7 comments

  6. Why Federer Didn't Cry?

    He was misty-eyed after a loss to Nadal at Wimbledon 2008. He cried openly after the 2009 AO loss, but strangely, there was no tear after a series of defeats by the Spaniard at the French Open...

    Tom H Written by Tom H about over 4 years ago 1,829 reads 7 comments

  7. Roger Federer Slighted Rafael Nadal, Again ?

    Recently Federer was reported to have commented on the importance of the clay court season and the French Open as followed: "Rafa's and my clay court seasons are decided at the French Open, and not before...

    Tom H Written by Tom H about over 4 years ago 867 reads 1 comments

  8. Is He Serious? Nadal's Wildest Dream

    Federer's recent comments resulted in a lengthy article dissecting the word "easy" into about 17 different interpretations on this site, so I thought, what about Nadal's recent comments? It could be fun to talk about them...

    Tom H Written by Tom H about over 4 years ago 313 reads 20 comments

  9. Did Nadal Hurt Federer's Career, Or Vice Versa ?

    Agassi had said that were it not for a "freak" like Nadal, Federer would have won a couple calendar Grand Slams and equal Rod Laver's record. So yeah, maybe Nadal did hurt Fed's career a little...

    Tom H Written by Tom H about over 4 years ago 2,162 reads 10 comments

  10. Nadal Vs Borg. Who's Better

    Well I'm tired of hearing about Federer vs the other greats of the past.  How about Nadal and Borg. Who's a better clay court player? I know Borg still leads in the Slam counts, but what the heck, who cares...

    Tom H Written by Tom H about almost 5 years ago 628 reads 3 comments

  11. 1998 and 2008, Sampras and Federer

    There have been countless articles comparing Sampras's and Federer's competition, and needless to say, many of those were implying Sampras faced greater competition in his days. At some point, even Sampras himself was tempted to see things that way...

    Tom H Written by Tom H about almost 5 years ago 355 reads 2 comments