1. How Does the 'Sabatini Effect' Affect the GOAT Status of Federer and Nadal?

    GABRIELA SABATINI Who was Gabriela Sabatini? She was a leading player on the women’s circuit in the 80s and 90s, known as the “Divine Argentine,” and her flashy game and undoubted attractiveness awarded her a large fanbase...

    Donald Marhefka Written by Donald Marhefka about over 2 years ago 1,878 reads 34 comments

  2. Who Had The Most Dominant 12-Month Period: Rafael Nadal Or Roger Federer?

    From May of 2008 to May of 2009, Rafael Nadal had one of the best 12-month periods in history by any player.    Roger Federer has had several great 12-month periods from which to pick...

    Donald Marhefka Written by Donald Marhefka about over 4 years ago 4,768 reads 173 comments

  3. How Sweet Is Sweet?: Roger Federer's Sweet 16th

    All the hype for Andy Murray should start fading any minute now. Look, Murray has been in two Grand Slam finals, and he deserves credit for that...

    Donald Marhefka Written by Donald Marhefka about over 4 years ago 248 reads 11 comments

  4. Who Was the Athlete of the Decade?: Hint, It's Not Tiger Woods or Roger Federer

    Tiger Woods was recently named Athlete of the Decade by the Associated Press. I will show in this article that none of the top three candidates should have been considered for this distinction...

    Donald Marhefka Written by Donald Marhefka about over 4 years ago 170 reads 3 comments

  5. Believe It: Roger Federer's Greatest Season Was 2009

    Was 2009 a good year for Roger Federer? It depends. Throughout history, there has probably not even been one man that would not give up a part of his body for a year like "The Swiss Maestro" had in 2009...

    Donald Marhefka Written by Donald Marhefka about over 4 years ago 1,851 reads 33 comments

  6. Thank GOD for Tennis: Goolagong-Cawley, Evert, Borg, and McEnroe, Too

    Inspiration I got my inspiration for this article from Robert Orzechowski, who is a writer here on Bleacher Report. His article, “My Memories of US Open 2009” was very funny...

    Donald Marhefka Written by Donald Marhefka about almost 5 years ago 309 reads 16 comments

  7. Roger Federer: Significance of His Failure to Win Six In a Row

    Roger’s Five U.S. Open Crowns Originally, I had planned on writing an article called “Significance of Roger Federer’s Sixth Consecutive U.S. Open Title.” Obviously, I cannot write that article now...

    Donald Marhefka Written by Donald Marhefka about almost 5 years ago 370 reads 11 comments

  8. Where's Your Wisdom, Roger Federer's Soap Opera Critics?

    Lately, I’ve read many articles and responses to articles that refuse to admit that Roger Federer is the GOAT. It’s almost like a soap opera. Before he won the French, the objection was that Roger never won a title at Roland Garros...

    Donald Marhefka Written by Donald Marhefka about almost 5 years ago 530 reads 29 comments

  9. Andy Murray Doesn't Deserve to Be No. 1

    Andy Murray doesn’t deserve to be no. 1. Just a minute, he isn’t no. 1. So, what do I mean that he doesn’t deserve to be no...

    Donald Marhefka Written by Donald Marhefka about almost 5 years ago 141 reads 0 comments

  10. Who Will Win the 2009 U.S. Open?

    The plot lines for the upcoming 2009 U.S. Open are the most interesting in a while. First, can Roger Federer win an unprecedented sixth consecutive title? Actually, he is not only the current title-holder of the U...

    Donald Marhefka Written by Donald Marhefka about almost 5 years ago 203 reads 14 comments

  11. 28 DAYS AND HISTORY FOR ROGER FEDERER

    The French Open ended on May 7, 2009. Wimbledon ended on June 5, 2009. That’s a period of 28 days. During those 28 days, history was made...

    Donald Marhefka Written by Donald Marhefka about 5 years ago 103 reads 0 comments

  12. Player to Player Statistics: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and The Rest

    Head to Head statistics can be very deceiving. For example, Nadal has a lifetime edge over Federer of 13-7. What does it mean? It really doesn't mean that much. Federer's game doesn't match up that well against Nadal's game...

    Donald Marhefka Written by Donald Marhefka about 5 years ago 450 reads 3 comments