1. Legendary Lleyton: Hewitt Voted Third-Best Player of the Decade

    Earlier this week, Lleyton Hewitt was named the ATP Third Best Player of the Decade. Only including results from 2000-2009, Hewitt’s achievements over this period had him adjudged only behind Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal...

    Sam Maxwell Written by Sam Maxwell about over 4 years ago 879 reads 6 comments

  2. Kim Clijsters: Definitely One Mother of a Performance

    On Aug. 15, there was a two sentence "article" in the sports pages of an Australian newspaper. It read, "The comeback of Belgian Kim Clijsters suffered a major setback last night when she lost to Dinara Safina...

    Sam Maxwell Written by Sam Maxwell about almost 5 years ago 526 reads 14 comments

  3. C'mon, Please Don't Forget About Lleyton Hewitt

    I heard someone say the other day “imagine how many Wimbledon titles Andy Roddick would have won if it weren’t for Roger Federer”. True. But... Imagine how many Grand Slams Lleyton Hewitt may have won if it weren’t for Federer...

    Sam Maxwell Written by Sam Maxwell about almost 5 years ago 368 reads 10 comments

  4. Alicia Molik, the “Smiling Australian”

    One of the matches that I am eagerly anticipating this week isn’t a singles final between any of the top ranked players.In fact, it doesn’t even involve a player who currently holds a world ranking...

    Sam Maxwell Written by Sam Maxwell about almost 5 years ago 166 reads 2 comments

  5. When Breaking a World Record Is Classed As Cheating ...

    Rest assured I’ll be spending a lot of time over the next week or so in front of the TV watching the remaining days of the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Berlin...

    Sam Maxwell Written by Sam Maxwell about almost 5 years ago 251 reads 1 comments

  6. Who Says You Can't Play Tennis in the Rain??

    The last few days here in Perth the weather has been terrible. Wet. And very windy. Unfortunately we couldn't get on the court a number of times this week because they were simply too wet. Let me put this to you...

    Sam Maxwell Written by Sam Maxwell about almost 5 years ago 2,081 reads 0 comments

  7. Want to Get Better Results? Try Something Different

    A friend of mine had to give a presentation to a small team he was a part of. Giving presentations was nothing new to him. His ideas were excellent and he always speaks well. But, he wanted to challenge himself...

    Sam Maxwell Written by Sam Maxwell about almost 5 years ago 115 reads 1 comments

  8. How Determination Breeds Success: The Jennifer Capriati Example

    Over dinner last night, I was watching a program counting down the top 20 “Amazing Comebacks”. They did not have to be sports-related. Number 19 on that list was Jennifer Capriati...

    Sam Maxwell Written by Sam Maxwell about almost 5 years ago 406 reads 1 comments

  9. A Preview To Wimbledon 2009

    Undoubtedly the last 24 hours has changed the perception of the upcoming 2009 Wimbledon Championships for many tennis enthusiasts...

    Sam Maxwell Written by Sam Maxwell about 5 years ago 250 reads 2 comments