1. Tennis Stars Align at The US Open

    The weather is fine; the crowds are primed with tickets and TV schedules as we’re getting ready for the last major of the tennis year...

    Cindy Hopcus Written by Cindy Hopcus about almost 4 years ago 263 reads 0 comments

  2. The Problem With The Pedestal

    With each passing day of ATP tennis play, we find our tennis hero’s precariously perched on their respective pedestals. Looking back over the past two years we’ll see where Roger Federer’s career was all but over (in the press)...

    Cindy Hopcus Written by Cindy Hopcus about 4 years ago 291 reads 5 comments

  3. "You Can't Be Serious!"

    Rafa and Gonzo are both left chomping on their rackets tonight! With today's weather technology we are alerted to up coming storms and can generally expect rain when the forecast percentages are high...

    Cindy Hopcus Written by Cindy Hopcus about almost 5 years ago 60 reads 7 comments

  4. No More Djoker in The Deck

    The stunned expression on the face of the crowd at the bullring was truly met with similar looks on those of us watching on TV. Novak has lost...

    Cindy Hopcus Written by Cindy Hopcus about 5 years ago 263 reads 3 comments

  5. The French Open News: Away With Tennis Trash

    If you have had the pleasure of watching the current French Open matches you might find the following Internet articles very puzzling.Some articles point out the tragic state of affairs regarding Rafael Nadal's game...

    Cindy Hopcus Written by Cindy Hopcus about 5 years ago 225 reads 6 comments

  6. Can One Player Really Be Called 'The' GOAT?

    Tennis today is so technically advanced it cannot be compared to the games of even a mere 20 years ago. Tennis has traveled far from its humble beginnings...

    Cindy Hopcus Written by Cindy Hopcus about over 5 years ago 200 reads 20 comments

  7. Roger Federer: Travelling Companion Wanted

    Now is the time that all great tennis players dig deep and give their all to the game. Sometimes that means getting help from the right people. The former world number one seed, Roger Federer, is struggling and needs to find his former balance...

    Cindy Hopcus Written by Cindy Hopcus about over 5 years ago 262 reads 24 comments

  8. There is No Subsitution For Watching Your Favorite Sport Live

    The view from my hotel room could not compete with that of my seat in the Loge area or the grounds of the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. My views of this journey began five months earlier when I selected and paid for my tickets to the 2009 PNB Paribas Open.

    Cindy Hopcus Written by Cindy Hopcus about over 5 years ago 219 reads 7 comments

  9. Tennis' Magic of "The Ticket"

    I am holding tightly to my magic ticket, waiting in line with thousands of others anticipating where the day will lead us. We have not one, but several goals to achieve today...

    Cindy Hopcus Written by Cindy Hopcus about over 5 years ago 137 reads 2 comments

  10. K.O. in Round One at Australian Open!

    Well it’s that time again when Nadal fans the world over were treated to a tennis clinic courtesy of Nadal. I must give credit to his opponent, Rochus...

    Cindy Hopcus Written by Cindy Hopcus about over 5 years ago 148 reads 0 comments

  11. Up Top Down Under

    In most of the Northern Hemisphere it is cold and wet and it feels like the world is asleep. Thank heavens tennis is back like a heat wave bringing energy to our lives through the gift of television...

    Cindy Hopcus Written by Cindy Hopcus about over 5 years ago 82 reads 2 comments

  12. In a "Nadalic" World

    Since Rafa was the point of reference for this article I might as well go out on a limb and express my other "Nadalic" points of view. What draws me to Nadal's game is the intensity that he wears like a suit of armor...

    Cindy Hopcus Written by Cindy Hopcus about almost 6 years ago 169 reads 4 comments