1. The ATP Calendar: Eight Days a Week?

    Nadal has called the ATP schedule "crazy." He’s right. The current schedule was made for a world without TV or jet airplanes. The now never-ending season was originally designed to be built around the Grand Slam tournaments...

    ThaiDiamond  Written by ThaiDiamond about 4 years ago 740 reads 15 comments

  2. Once Upon a Time at a Roland Garros Final...

    Magnus Norman has really done something special to this temperamental Swede since taking over as his coach. Always lightning in a bottle, Soderling's uncanny accuracy and power tennis could ...

    ThaiDiamond  Written by ThaiDiamond about 5 years ago 877 reads 10 comments

  3. String Theory

    For decades, the game of tennis had little changed. The court dimensions and the net height still remained unchanged. We still use the same silly scoring system...

    ThaiDiamond  Written by ThaiDiamond about over 5 years ago 1,361 reads 13 comments

  4. The Fed Era: How Good Was His Competition?

    There's two ways to look at Federer's record 237 "consecutive" weeks as world No. 1. Either is Roger is all that great OR the competition he played against was not as good as it had been in other eras...

    ThaiDiamond  Written by ThaiDiamond about over 5 years ago 837 reads 7 comments

  5. Tennis: The Hall Of GOATs Debate

    I’m really growing bored of speculation that if Federer could somehow tie Sampras at 14 Grand Slam victories—let alone surpass it—Roger would be crowned The Greatest Of All Time (GOAT)...

    ThaiDiamond  Written by ThaiDiamond about over 5 years ago 2,324 reads 78 comments