1. Rafael Nadal: "I Played Worse Than Last Year"—Is He Right?

    In the aftermath of the US Open, I wrote this article discussing whether Rafa's level in 2011 had dropped significantly or not in comparison with 2010...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 3 years ago 52 reads 42 comments

  2. World Tour Finals: The Battle for the Last Few Places Is Coming to a Close

    Last year's World Tour Finals saw Federer display some of the best tennis of the year, as he won his fifth title, only losing one set on the way...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 3 years ago 1,689 reads 8 comments

  3. Andy Murray: Can He Pull a 'Novak Djokovic' in 2012?

    The two friends Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic used to share the pain of playing second fiddle to two of the greatest players ever to grace the game, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal ...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 3 years ago 2,800 reads 25 comments

  4. Novak Djokovic: Why Having to Defend His 2011 Points Is Not a Problem

    Serbian Novak Djokovic has already had a season for the ages and it just might end up as the best in the Open era. As a consequence, he's accumulated thousands of points and reached the pinnacle of the sport as the world's No...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 3 years ago 2,206 reads 55 comments

  5. Rafael Nadal: The Most Important Reason Why He Will Bounce Back in 2012

    Rafael Nadal has had a fantastic year by any standard—save the one he and Roger Federer have been setting for the past seven years or so...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 3 years ago 3,554 reads 27 comments

  6. Juan Martin Del Potro Is Slowly but Surely Returning to the Top of Men's Tennis

    This weekend, Argentina booked its spot in the Davis Cup final in December, courtesy of Juan Martin del Potro, David Nalbandian and an injured world No. 1, Novak Djokovic ...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 3 years ago 1,126 reads 58 comments

  7. Rafael Nadal: Is He Seriously Considering Parting with Uncle Toni?

    World No. 2 and 10-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal is reported to be considering a life-changing decision, writes the Daily Express. The Express quotes Rafa saying: “You never know what is in the future...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 3 years ago 6,267 reads 31 comments

  8. Rafael Nadal's Level Has Dropped Significantly in 2011: Myth or Reality?

    The 2011 season is coming to a close and it's clear that tennis has a new king in the form of Novak Djokovic, who has eclipsed the king of old, Rafael Nadal ...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 3 years ago 4,821 reads 126 comments

  9. Novak Djokovic: How Long Before His Legacy Matches to Rafael Nadal's?

    Novak Djokovic just beat Rafael Nadal for the sixth consecutive time this year, all in finals and two of them in grand slam finals. If he did not before, he certainly now stands utterly alone at the top of the tennis world...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 3 years ago 3,088 reads 64 comments

  10. Serena Williams Shocked; Samantha Stosur Wins the US Open in Straights

    The result of the women's final was a foregone conclusion: Serena Williams would win it and be back at the top of women's tennis...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 3 years ago 381 reads 5 comments

  11. Did Roger Federer, Subconsciously, Want to Lose Against Djokovic to Avoid Nadal?

    I know, I know, I know. The idea is preposterous. And it might be completely off from reality. Nevertheless, here it goes...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 3 years ago 1,347 reads 20 comments

  12. US Open 2011: Can Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray Make It to the Semis?

    After twenty or so hours of rest, the bottom half of the men's draw goes on court yet again. This time, they're competing for a spot among the final four and the chance of meeting either Novak Djokovic or Roger Federer in the final...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 3 years ago 321 reads 4 comments

  13. Roger Federer vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: Repeat or Reversal of Fortunes?

    In Wimbledon , Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Roger Federer produced a stunning quarterfinal ending with Tsonga coming out on top after being down 2-0 in sets. At that stage, he faced a more than daunting task...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 3 years ago 630 reads 2 comments

  14. Janko Tipsarevic: Can This Man Upset Novak Djokovic?

    Prior to the match, I wasn't inclined to give much of a chance to Serbia's No. 2 in the first Serbian quarterfinal on the men's side in Grand Slam history...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 3 years ago 289 reads 8 comments

  15. US Open Tennis 2011: No Reason to Worry About Rafael Nadal's Schedule

    With rain cancelling Tuesday and Wednesday's US Open matches, fans of Rafael Nadal , Andy Murray , Andy Roddick etc. might have been worried about just how much it will affect their chances of winning the Open...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about almost 3 years ago 497 reads 2 comments

  16. Novak Djokovic's Wimbledon Victory Rewrites Tennis Season and French Open

    Can one match change how we are to interpret the entire season? I'll answer with a resounding yes. At this year's Wimbledon final, everything was at stake. Novak Djokovic was to take over the official No...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about 3 years ago 901 reads 32 comments

  17. Wimbledon 2011: Predicting the Men's Semifinals

    Three matches to go and we have a Wimbledon champion. By now, I think there is one clear favourite and his name is Rafael Nadal . He's the only man left in the drawwho's won Wimbledon...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about 3 years ago 1,001 reads 52 comments

  18. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Lives Up to Potential, Beats Roger Federer on Grass

    We’ve come to expect everything and more from the man who gave us everything for so many years. Every loss is another catastrophe, every loss is another proof of the decline, the aging, the lack of intensity and concentration over a full match...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about 3 years ago 186 reads 2 comments

  19. Wimbledon 2011: Previewing the Men's Quarters

    It's no longer Magic Monday, but nevertheless, today's lineup looks damn fine. All eight men will be in action. Let's review them in the order of play. Roger Federer vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Head-to-head: 4-1, never met on grass...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about 3 years ago 363 reads 0 comments

  20. Wimbledon 2011: Rafael Nadal Takes on Juan Martin Del Potro

    It's one of those matches that stands out as soon as the draw is out. The world No. 1, Rafael Nadal, already paired with a slam winner in the fourth round. Is that for real? It sure is...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about 3 years ago 1,002 reads 42 comments

  21. Monica Seles: Appreciating What Could Have Been

    Women's tennis has had dominant champions to an extent the men can only dream of. If you only know Margaret Court, Billie Jean King, Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova from the pre-Graf-Seles ...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about 3 years ago 2,497 reads 3 comments

  22. Wimbledon 2011: Breaking Down the Men's Draw

    Wimbledon 2011 is upon us. The draw is out, and it is time to evaluate who got lucky and who didn't. For starters, the marathon men John Isner and Nicholas Mahut will square off in another first-round encounter...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about 3 years ago 3,544 reads 9 comments

  23. Rafael Nadal: Not the G.O.A.T. Just Yet

    The Spanish bull Rafael Nadal just racked up his sixth French Open title and his 10th Grand Slam title overall...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about 3 years ago 5,170 reads 279 comments

  24. Roger Federer: Can He Pull the Double Upset and Win His Second French Open?

    As all the attention has been focused on Novak Djokovic ' and his 43-match winning streak, the old Maestro has gone quietly about his business, expanding a little streak of his own by reaching his 28th consecutive quarterfinal at a Slam...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about 3 years ago 2,670 reads 39 comments

  25. Novak Djokovic: Why the French Open 2011 Is His to Lose

    Novak Djokovic is the first man in the semifinals as his Tuesday quarterfinal opponent Fabio Fognini withdrew with injury prior to the match. One more win and the Djoker will have equalled John McEnroe's 42-0 record to start a season...

    Andreas Written by Andreas about 3 years ago 1,079 reads 3 comments