1. Why Do Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic Make Me Think of Dinner?

    Why is it I have such a hard time caring about watching Djokovic, Federer, or Berdych play? When I looked at schedules, there was Dubai, Delray and Acapulco. The plan had been to watch Dubai...

    Brett Thompson Written by Brett Thompson about over 3 years ago 682 reads 23 comments

  2. Australian Open Tennis: Ten Reasons Why It'll Be Federer Vs. Nadal in the Final

    And the Australian Open Final is… Raphael Nadal vs. Roger Federer ! No, there is not going to be a changing of the guard. No, Murray is not going to finally man up and win one...

    Brett Thompson Written by Brett Thompson about over 3 years ago 809 reads 23 comments

  3. Australian Open: Power Ranking The 25 Hottest Women in Tennis

    As the tennis season is beginning and the Australian Open is upon us I asked a group of friends to rate the hottest female tennis players in the draw, discounting their official rating...

    Brett Thompson Written by Brett Thompson about over 3 years ago 3,674 reads 3 comments

  4. Is It Time For a Fifth Tennis Major? China, Russia, South America...Who's Next?

    Should there be another Grand Slam Tournament? It seems inevitable that tennis will add another Major. The world has gotten smaller yet tennis has grown exponentially...

    Brett Thompson Written by Brett Thompson about over 3 years ago 1,272 reads 22 comments

  5. Andy Roddick: 10 Reasons Why He'll Win Another Grand Slam

    Andy has the biggest serve in the business. When his serve is on, and that’s most of the time, it’s untouchable, and he has proven it over and over again...

    Brett Thompson Written by Brett Thompson about over 3 years ago 1,806 reads 15 comments

  6. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal & The Back Story To The Greatest Rivalries In Tennis

    Rivalries: All sports have them. They help to raise the game, and define eras historically. They give us someone to cheer for and occasionally someone to hate...

    Brett Thompson Written by Brett Thompson about almost 4 years ago 943 reads 10 comments

  7. Australian Open: Finding the Next Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal

    The Australian Open looms and the season begins. Nadal is poised to make history, and a reinvigorated Federer is ready to thwart him...

    Brett Thompson Written by Brett Thompson about almost 4 years ago 1,321 reads 31 comments

  8. Federer/Nadal Reasons Why Their Rivalry Is Better Than Sampras/Agassi

    We sports fans love our players, even our eras. We form loyalties based on personal preferences, collections of tangible and intangible factors that, once formed, make us staunch believers...

    Brett Thompson Written by Brett Thompson about almost 4 years ago 2,782 reads 9 comments

  9. Where Tennis Champions Are Made: The Fourth Spot

    In sports, making the final four means you are now—officially—part of the discussion. It is the breaking of the metaphorical glass ceiling. The hardest nut to crack, and the first step to attaining the golden ring...

    Brett Thompson Written by Brett Thompson about almost 4 years ago 1,219 reads 2 comments

  10. Nadal: Rise of the Machine and Era of the Super Athlete

    One of the most noteworthy qualities of tennis, and unlike most long-lived sports, is its ability to stay fresh. In tennis this has generally been due to racket and string technology, even court surfaces...

    Brett Thompson Written by Brett Thompson about almost 4 years ago 2,072 reads 73 comments

  11. Federer, Sampras, & Laver- Legacy Beyond The Game

    History has seen many great tennis players like Connors, Becker, and Lendl. Great players all, but they have not eclipsed their sport...

    Brett Thompson Written by Brett Thompson about 5 years ago 125 reads 4 comments

  12. Federer's Waterloo- Or, The Rise Of Jo Willie

    Jo Wilfried Tsonga – now there’s a name one could learn to love hearing on a podium. “The Great Jo Willie!” I’m sure every respectable tennis aficionado saw what Jo Willie - I love saying that - did to Mr...

    Brett Thompson Written by Brett Thompson about 5 years ago 172 reads 4 comments

  13. Solving a Problem Named Roger Federer: A Case of to Much Respect?

    Competition - Winning isn't about respecting your adversary. It is fundamentally about breaking them. As nice as Federer seems on the surface, don't for a minute be fooled. It’s only an enemy across the net that he sees...

    Brett Thompson Written by Brett Thompson about 5 years ago 141 reads 9 comments