1. Roger Federer vs. Novak Djokovic: Repeat Or Reversal of Fortunes?

    Only two men are through to the semis and they both got through their quarters in compelling fashion. Naturally, I'm talking about Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer ...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 4 years ago 1,434 reads 38 comments

  2. Australian Open 2011: Predicting the Men's Quarters, Semis and Final

    Four rounds have passed, and we find ourselves in the quarters. As usual, the men's field isn't exactly ripe with surprises and early upsets...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 4 years ago 798 reads 62 comments

  3. Caroline Wozniacki Beats Dominika Cibulkova. What's in Store For The No 1.?

    The women's tennis No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki defeated the gutsy and hard-hitting Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova — who beat Wozniacki in Sydney just 10 days ago — to pull through to the fourth round of the Australian Open...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 4 years ago 666 reads 1 comments

  4. Australian Open Tennis 2011: Rafael Nadal's Bid For Immortality

    The 2011 Australian Open is upon us and this could be a big one for the history books. Only one man has held all four Slams in the Open era. Rafael Nadal now bids to become the second...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 4 years ago 1,952 reads 45 comments

  5. Superb Nikolay Davydenko Thrashes Ailing Rafael Nadal in Doha

    When was the world's No. 1, Rafael Nadal , last broken in five consecutive service games? It's been a few years I dare say. From the start, it looked as if we were to be gifted with a Fedal final to begin 2011 with...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 4 years ago 1,563 reads 129 comments

  6. Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal. Is It, Finally, Time For Another Meeting?

    The two most feared and revered men on the tennis scene have only met one time this year, namely on the fast clay-court in Madrid where Rafael Nadal won in two close sets...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about 4 years ago 2,894 reads 53 comments

  7. Will Serena Williams Ever Again Reach the No. 1 Spot in Women's Tennis?

    Over the years, we have come to associate Serena Williams with the No. 1 ranking in the women's game. Whenever a new and less proven woman ascends to the top spot, the critics are quick to declare this or that woman an "untrue" No...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about 4 years ago 2,308 reads 59 comments

  8. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal: Head-To-Head Revisited

    As Rafael Nadal starts picking up more and more Slams, one statistic gains importance; his head-to-head with the proclaimed Greatest Of All Time, Roger Federer . Ten months ago, Rafa's Grand Slam tally was six, whereas Roger had 16...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about 4 years ago 2,697 reads 80 comments

  9. Is Caroline Wozniacki a Worthy New No. 1 in Women's Tennis?

    Women's tennis has a new No. 1, and her name is Caroline Wozniacki. By beating No. 34 Petra Kvitova 6-3, 6-2, she has secured the top spot by Monday morning. The player she beat could hardly have been more fitting...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about 4 years ago 921 reads 44 comments

  10. Caroline Wozniacki Is the Real Deal

    With Serena Williams out, the 20-year-old Dane Caroline Wozniacki is this year's top seed among the women.Like with Dinara Safina some time ago, this has not failed to attract notice...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about over 4 years ago 1,583 reads 8 comments

  11. U.S. Open 2010: With Andy Murray Out, Way To Crown Is Wide Open for Rafael Nadal

    Rafael Nadal looks prone to get to his first US Open final. When the draw got out, the general opinion was that Rafael Nadal had the easiest path to the semi's - that is, of the top dogs...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about over 4 years ago 2,801 reads 64 comments

  12. U.S. Open 2010 Results, Scores and Brackets: Friday's Winners and Losers

    Thursday had all the favorites going through. Friday was a repeat. Whereas some favorites and outsiders struggled in the first round, the second round for the men and the third round for the women seemed a lot easier...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about over 4 years ago 1,196 reads 1 comments

  13. Is Caroline Wozniacki the Future No. 1 in Women's Tennis?

    Half a year ago, I wrote an article with more or less the same question. The then-19-year-old Dane was ranked fourth, and many were saying this was too high a ranking for her (also indicated by this author)...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about over 4 years ago 566 reads 0 comments

  14. 2010 FIFA World Cup: History Reversed, This Time England Was Robbed

    One of the most debated and famous goals in football history was Geoff Hurst's 3-2 goal against Germany in the 1966 World Cup final. Whether or not the ball was in back then was not, and will never, be clear...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about over 4 years ago 1,056 reads 4 comments

  15. England vs. Germany World Cup: History Reversed! This Time England Were Robbed

    One of the most debated and famous goals in football history was Geoff Hurst's 3-2 goal against Germany in the 1966 World Cup final. Whether or not the ball crossed the line will never be clear...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about over 4 years ago 286 reads 0 comments

  16. Why Wimbledon 2010 Will Forever Define Rafael Nadal

    Rafael Nadal has just returned as men's tennis top dog, yes, you read correctly—returned. For more than three years he was chasing his older rival Roger Federer, perhaps the ...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about over 4 years ago 643 reads 31 comments

  17. 2010 French Open: Who Is More Gracious in Defeat: Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer?

    Featured B/R columnist Tim Ruffin has managed to stir up the pot quite a bit with his last articles about Roger Federer not being as great a man as he should be—especially not in defeat...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about over 4 years ago 2,002 reads 37 comments

  18. Roger Federer Vs. Robin Söderling: Repeat or Reversal Of Fortunes?

    Tomorrow features the most promising match-up on the men's side of the tournament so far—a repeat of last years final between the defending champion Roger Federer and Swedish prodigy and runner-up Robin Söderling...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about over 4 years ago 1,163 reads 37 comments

  19. Justine Henin battling for his fifth French Open Crown

    Before we hit the European clay, I wrote a preview http://bleacherreport.com/articles/373873-will-justine-henin-once-again-be-the-queen-of-clay of the clay season speculating whether ...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about over 4 years ago 409 reads 15 comments

  20. Should Roger Federer Be Worried? I Think Not

    Roger Federer is in his worst slump since 2002. This is the first time since '02 that he has failed to reach the quarterfinals of three consecutive tournaments. Worrisome isn't it? He is surely, over and out...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about over 4 years ago 1,179 reads 22 comments

  21. 2010 French Open Preview: Will Justine Henin Once Again Be The Queen Of Clay?

    Indian Wells brought doubts about the status of the Belgian resurgence in tennis. Had we been too quick, when we expected both Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin to be back, dominating ...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about over 4 years ago 965 reads 20 comments

  22. Andy Roddick Refuses to Accept his Fate

    At the end of 2003, people were wondering who of the young guns would emerge as the future champion of the game. Andy Roddick was number one, ahead of Roger Federer, David Ferrero, Lleyton Hewitt, Marat Safin, David Nalbandian and all the others...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about over 4 years ago 1,482 reads 29 comments

  23. Player Of The 1980's? Surely It Must Be The Great Ivan Lendl!

    Sit back and look at him. The great Ivan in full concentration about to hit that wonderful one-handed backhand of his...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about over 4 years ago 1,086 reads 21 comments

  24. Why Do We Always Have To Bash Tennis Players for Their High Ranking?

    It is really strange isn't it? No sooner has the 19-year old Dane, Caroline Wozniacki, risen to a career-high second in the Women's rankings before she is bashed by more or less the ...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about over 4 years ago 499 reads 13 comments

  25. A Few Lessons Learned From Indian Wells

    With the first Masters series well done and the tennis season heading into some very busy and exciting months with Miami coming up next followed by the clay-court season, Roland Garros, ...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 5 years ago 893 reads 3 comments