1. Rafael Nadal: Serena (Williams) Slam Relived at the Australian Open?

    Rafael Nadal : A living legend. A court magician. A modest human being. A talented professional. A Serena Williams relived? Turquoise waters glistening in the sun. A white beach acting as a blockade to the water...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 1,875 reads 56 comments

  2. Grand Slams 2010: Exciting Matches at the Majors This Year

    The grand slams of 2010 have had some entertaining matches. Drama, late-night, player rivalries, and other factors added to the tension in all of these matches...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 2,557 reads 4 comments

  3. WTA Tour: Heaven for the Elite, Hell for Rank-and-Files

    When children start to become adults, and enter high school, parents often advise their children to set off into prestigious fields- medicine, law, journalism, to name a few...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 1,093 reads 21 comments

  4. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray Play a Game Of Chess

    It was a beautiful day, the kind of day that evoked a feeling of nostalgia, of being a child, ever so carefree. So that day Roger Federer contacted Rafael Nadal, and they agreed on a time to meet each other...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 8,439 reads 19 comments

  5. Roger Federer's Decline Signifies New Era of Players: Are There Any Excuses?

    "The sun never sets in the British Empire." That was said by some pompous people within the British Empire's borders, its kingdom wealthy, generally happy, and technologically advanced...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 4,316 reads 31 comments

  6. A Battle Of Wills: Venus Williams to Face Defending Champion Kim Clijsters

    When Venus Williams and Kim Clijsters battle each other, there is always no stopping their willpower, especially on hard court. And there is not greater stage of concrete than the Arthur Ashe Stadium...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 1,820 reads 33 comments

  7. U.S. Open 2010: Blockbuster Fourth-Round Match-Ups on the Women's Side

    We are already into the second week at the US Open, and there have been very few upsets on the women's side. There haven't been any exciting matches yet, either. For example, Sharapova-Capra's match score was 6-0, 6-0...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 968 reads 7 comments

  8. Will Serena Williams Repeat History and Go Into a Slump?

    Is history repeating? Remember those good ol' days when Venus and Serena, particularly the latter, were dominating the grand slams from mid-2001 all the way to mid-2003? Now, if ...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 882 reads 1 comments

  9. Wimbledon: Will Justine Henin's Dream Ever Come True?

    When we think of Justine Henin, we think of the French Open. When we think of her desires, we think of Wimbledon. When we think of Wimbledon, we think of her defeats. Justine Henin is one of the best in her sport...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 600 reads 2 comments

  10. When Will Andy Murray Win a Grand Slam?

    It has long been known that the British tennis player Andy Murray has talent. Sure, he has loads of it. Many high-profile tennis analysts consider him to have more talent than that of the likes of David Nalbandian and Marat Safin...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 1,580 reads 14 comments

  11. Roger Federer Steams Some Cincinnati Mardig Fish

    Roger Federer, one of the best chefs to ever to have been born, just a few months ago had his famous restaurant, "Le Roga Federu," downgraded to a four-star restaurant...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 536 reads 5 comments

  12. Serena Williams Out of US Open

    Serena Williams, 13-time Grand Slam champion and world No. 1, as well as the heavy favorite for the US Open, has withdrawn from the tournament. Williams won the Australian Open and Wimbledon this year, and was aiming to win a second straight major...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 897 reads 1 comments

  13. Andy Roddick, Nikolay Davydenko, Ernests Gulbis Back On Track

    It might be a fluke, but I don't think so. Andy Roddick, Nikolay Davydenko, and Ernests Gulbis are back. These three players are talented and good players, but recently slipped down the rankings because of inconsistency, illness, and injuries...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 563 reads 3 comments

  14. Roger Federer, Steffi Graf, and Justine Henin: Who Has the Better Slice?

    Roger Federer, Steffi Graf, Justine Henin...the similarities? Multiple grand slams won, one-handed backhand, gracefulness, and most of all an infamous slice backhand...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 2,360 reads 13 comments

  15. U.S. Open: Nadal, Federer, Djokovic, Murray and the Lead To Grand Slam

    Tennis players continue playing in the sweltering heat of the US summer, toughing it out through the humidity in order to win matches. From Toronto, the men are heading into Cincinatti fighting for every point...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 2,472 reads 11 comments

  16. When Will Serena Williams Explode Again?

    The sun shines into a crowd in a stadium. Two women stand on a floor designed with rectangles and squares, divided by a long net...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 796 reads 11 comments

  17. Finesse vs. Power: Is Today's Tennis One-Dimensional?

    The U.S. Open is starting in a few weeks, and most of the top players on the men's and women's circuit have been warming up for the year's last Grand Slam...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 2,468 reads 34 comments

  18. A Rewind To The Golden Age Of Women's Tennis Part 1

    Today. 2010. Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Samantha Stosur, Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova. But zoom back a slight more than a decade ago, and there are only two people here that were on the 1998 list...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about almost 4 years ago 1,134 reads 11 comments

  19. Why the US Open Is the Easiest Slam To Win on the Women's Side This Year

    We're already into the summer hard court season, and the coveted U.S. Open trophy is ready to be given to the best woman of the tournament...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about 4 years ago 914 reads 6 comments

  20. Roger Federer Has Put Rafael Nadal in His Rightful Place in the GOAT Debate

    GOAT. Again. Of course, but we have a new contender, at least some say. El Toro is on the ballet now, after his completing of the European Double without dropping a set...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about 4 years ago 5,123 reads 103 comments

  21. Women's Singles Matches: Best Grand Slam Matches of the 2000s

    First of all, I would like to say that I am writing this article now, rather than in late 2009 and early 2010 because it has just dawned on me of the terrible matches lately in the later rounds of Grand Slams...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about 4 years ago 1,098 reads 3 comments

  22. Serena Williams Still Loud; Venus Williams Gone Quiet

    It is often talked about in tennis circles how Serena and Venus Williams have dominated the sport in the last few years...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about 4 years ago 77 reads 9 comments

  23. Serbian Woes: Grass Won't Do Them Any Good

    When you think of tennis, many countries may come to mind. There is Russia, the United States, Belgium, Denmark, and, of course, Serbia. Serbia currently has three good players: Novak Djokovic, Jelena Jankovic, and Ana Ivanovic...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about 4 years ago 495 reads 4 comments

  24. Master of the Slams: Grand Slams that Defined Roger Federer's Career

    Tennis great Roger Federer has won 16 and counting Grand Slam titles. In this slideshow you will see the Grand Slams that have defined Federer's spectacular career...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about 4 years ago 5,455 reads 13 comments

  25. Wimbledon Breakthrough: A Decade Later, What Is of Venus Williams?

    As the green lawns of Wimbledon are soon to be seen, it brings to mind how Venus Williams won here exactly a decade ago. We heard that shriek of joy, after hitting that ace out wide to win the match...

    Michael Casenti Written by Michael Casenti about 4 years ago 652 reads 6 comments