1. Wimbledon 2011: Top 10 Upsets in Wimbledon History

    Wimbledon is the seat of history in the tennis world: the great fortress of tradition and tennis etiquette. Men only wear white at the All-England Club, and for two weeks the greatest players in the world take a step back into the tennis past...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 267 reads 13 comments

  2. Wimbledon 2011: With Grass-Court Season Underway in Tennis, What May We Expect?

    The move has been made, and it has happened all so quickly. As always, tennis now pursues its annual trans-channel migration to the land of grass tennis—ye fair olde Englande...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 3,998 reads 47 comments

  3. French Open Review: Top 10 Highlights of Roland Garros 2011

    The French Open 2011, the culmination to this year’s clay season, has finally come to an end. What ought we to make of the last fortnight? Its been a wild and groundbreaking ...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 2,139 reads 6 comments

  4. Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal, Roland Garros No. 5

    All the world is in uproar, and for no bad reason at all. Roger Federer faces Rafael Nadal in yet another grand slam final...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 1,605 reads 9 comments

  5. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal Crown the French Open Semifinals

    There is an air of dread about the men's semifinals tomorrow, a certain itchy sense of destiny and frightful fatefulness...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 1,089 reads 7 comments

  6. Roger Federer Faces Gael Monfils: Is He Ready to Win the French Open 2011?

    The French Open today will be witness to a particularly thematic match and rivalry. It is one that has graced the stade Roland Garros over the last few years and which, with ...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 1,414 reads 20 comments

  7. French Open 2011: Novak Djokovic Gets Free Ride into Semis as Fognini Retires

    The gods have smiled much upon the fortunes of Serbia's son Novak Djokovic and just moments ago dealt him a mighty stroke of luck...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 7,311 reads 6 comments

  8. French Open: Roger Federer Downs Janko Tipsarevic, Next Up Jimmy Connors

    That Roger Federer emerged victorious yesterday was not a surprise, but it almost could have been. It could have been, considering his last match against Janko Tipsarevic at a grand ...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 516 reads 1 comments

  9. French Open 2011: Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova Headine Day 7 Action

    Its Day 7 now at the French, and we are nearly halfway through the year's second grand slam. The day is up to grabs again, as the men and women of the ATP and WTA ready themselves for a new day of opportunity and glory...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 1,185 reads 4 comments

  10. French Open 2011: Roger Federer, Djokovic and Wozniacki Maintain Title Hopes

    Day 4 was another exciting day at Roland Garros, and for the large part proceeded smoothly and without the loss of any major players...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 918 reads 2 comments

  11. Rafael Nadal's 5 Set Win over John Isner: What Does It Mean for His Title Hopes?

    Such a moment as that which announced the news that Rafael Nadal had just played five sets in the first round of Roland Garros should be be the subject of critical crisis-response study, for good reason...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 2,873 reads 29 comments

  12. French Open 2011: Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki Headline Action on Day 4

    It's already been four days into the French Open , and there are yet a ton of matches to get through. We've done the round of 128, and no half the number remain, as round two progresses today on the men's and women's sides...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 286 reads 0 comments

  13. French Open 2011 Day 2 Review: Top Seeds Advance, Berdych Falls

    The French Open is underway, and yesterday was likely the real beginning of the tournament. Whatever one might think of the current king of the moment, Novak Djokovic , Jim ...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 787 reads 0 comments

  14. French Open 2011 Draw: 10 Most Intriguing First-Round Matchups

    Incredibly, the 2011 French Open is finally about to begin. In fact, it already has (in the qualifying). Nearly a year has elapsed since Nadal won his fifth title, and nearly two (!) since Roger Federer completed a historic Career Grand Slam...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 2,113 reads 3 comments

  15. Rafael Nadal: Is He the Overwhelming Favourite at Roland Garros?

    As we head into the French Open, the one question which must be on the minds of many must be the possibility of Rafael Nadal 's vulnerability...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 5,334 reads 7 comments

  16. French Open 2011: The Top 10 Breakout Performances

    The French Open has been host throughout the decades to some of tennis' greatest players. Often the winner of the French Open has proven to be the next up and coming great force in the sport...

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  17. Novak Djokovic Defeats Rafael Nadal at Rome 2011

    We awoke this morning to the devastating—not in any partisan sense—news that Rafael Nadal , our king of clay for many years, had lost in a second consecutive clay court final to the irresistible Serbian, Novak Djokovic ...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 2,121 reads 4 comments

  18. Rafael Nadal: 10 Reasons the French Open 2011 Is a Must for His Legacy

    As we move into the French Open 2011 at the end of this month one name would invariably be on the lips of many a tennis fan— Rafael Nadal ...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 1,732 reads 5 comments

  19. Rome Masters 2011: Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic Crown the Semifinal Lineups

    The clay season is heating up. That could have been the only logical reaction to the results page of the 2011 Rome Masters...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 2,818 reads 13 comments

  20. The All-Time Greatest Men's French Open Champions

    As the French Open looms, the tennis world looks over to Paris for the season's second grand slam tournament. Records are out to be broken, and our era is not one for the light-hearted...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 2,291 reads 7 comments

  21. Novak Djokovic Stuns Rafael Nadal at Madrid 2011, Reaches for No. 1

    Perhaps one of the surprising results from last night’s very surprising result was the lack, precisely, of surprise. So, Novak Djokovic had defeated Rafael Nadal, on clay, in straight sets, in a final—nothing big, after all...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 3,977 reads 28 comments

  22. Roger Federer Narrowly Defeats Feliciano Lopez at the Madrid Masters 2011

    7-6, 6-7, 7-6. Without going too far into the details of Roger Federer's latest victory in his opening match against Feliciano Lopez, it would be suggested that scorelines like that just tend to stick out in the print...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about 4 years ago 1,482 reads 22 comments

  23. Roger Federer: His Prospects for the Clay Season 2011

    The news in the tennis world has been, as usual, varied of late, but united by two commonalities: the clay and Rafael Nadal ...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about 4 years ago 6,137 reads 94 comments

  24. Andy Murray: Does Monte Carlo 2011 Signal the Resurgence of the Scot?

    While Rafael Nadal's praises are being sung, in the wake of his seventh consecutive triumph at the Monte Carlo Masters, we shouldn't yet forget the match which really determined ...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about 4 years ago 1,085 reads 22 comments

  25. 10 Players Other Than Federer, Nadal or Djokovic Who Could Win the French Open

    This is perhaps an expedition in absurdity. This is a ridiculous article, some may suggest: Why speculate? Aren't the Big Three—Nadal, Federer and Djokovic—the hands-down ...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about 4 years ago 1,452 reads 5 comments