1. 5 Records of Roger Federer That Will Stand the Test of Time

    GOATness (GOAT short for Greatest of All Time), nowadays, is getting increasingly harder to define, much of this is due to the incredible level of competition that contenders are facing...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 6,886 reads 86 comments

  2. Racing Santander vs. Real Madrid: League Rankings at Stake

    La Liga heated up yesterday, as Real Madrid earned a crushing 7-0 victory over Malaga. They will now play Racing Santander, as they seek to gain confidence in their ability to get to the top spot in the League rankings...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 425 reads 0 comments

  3. Tennis' Changings of the Guard: The Matches That Made History

    Tennis history is replete with notable encounters, epic matches that have shaped its course. Generations of different styles and players have come and gone, much as a wave that inexorably ebbs and flows...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 1,902 reads 3 comments

  4. Men's Tennis: The Top Rivalry Matches in the Open Era

    This is the sort of thing that one is wont to discuss at this time of the year, when the real beef of the season on the clay and grass hasn't quite started and the first grand slam is out of the way...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 22,528 reads 15 comments

  5. Novak Djokovic Beats Roger Federer at Dubai, Again: The Changing of the Guard?

    Novak Djokovic 's straight sets victory last Saturday over Roger Federer , 6-3 6-3, was remarkable for one thing, if not for many others—that it was the second consecutive time Federer had lost in straights to the Serb...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 834 reads 6 comments

  6. 5 Basic Facts About Arsenal-Birmingham for the Soccer (Football) Noob

    A certain soccer club, known as Arsenal, will be facing off another certain soccer club, by the name of Birmingham City, this Sunday...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 601 reads 2 comments

  7. Wimbledon's Trilogy of Five-Set Finals, 2007-9: Part 3

    The events of 2008 were to carry over dramatically into the season of 2009. Nadal’s epic triumph over Federer at Wimbledon had marked a watershed moment in men’s tennis, a shifting in the power struggle at the very top of the game...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 186 reads 0 comments

  8. Roger Federer: 5 Reasons His Playing Past the 2012 Olympics Is Great for Tennis

    Roger Federer recently revealed in an interview at the Dubai Open that he had intentions of playing past the 2012 Olympics...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 3,516 reads 12 comments

  9. Reasons Why Andy Murray Hasn't Yet Won a Grand Slam

    Andy Murray has become tennis' newest great disappointer. Such titles are only reserved for those who have consistently demonstrated their suitability for it; for Murray he has done so, now, three times...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 610 reads 3 comments

  10. Wimbledon's Trilogy Of 5-Set Finals 2007-09: Part 2

    As spectacular as the final of 2007 proved for tennis fans, things were to heat up a year later. One might have sworn that Nadal's narrow defeat to Federer had signalled the high ...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 578 reads 7 comments

  11. 5 Reasons Human Beings Play Soccer

    Soccer, or world football, as some may name it, is perhaps one of the more enigmatic of sports. This isn't to say, of course, that all other sports are not enigmatic - there are mysterious ...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 806 reads 1 comments

  12. Wimbledon's Trilogy of Five-Set Finals, 2007-09 (Part 1)

    This is a three-part series, which will recap and reflect on the three finals with which Wimbledon was graced in the years 2007-09, the first ever occasion when the All England Club had enjoyed three straight years of five set finals...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 1,026 reads 27 comments

  13. Tennis: 5 Predictions on the Men's Side From Now To Wimbledon

    We've seen the Australian Open in Melbourne, and there are a few months between now and the second grand slam at Roland Garros, Paris, the French Open...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 2,363 reads 80 comments

  14. Roger Federer's New Career Stage: A Different Sort Of Waiting Game

    It has only been a few weeks since Roger Federer was dumped (crashed?) out of the Australian Open, and naturally people have been speculating about its significance...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 3,845 reads 81 comments

  15. Maria Sharapova: What Are Her Grand Slam Chances in 2011?

    Tennis fans have in Maria Sharapova the unusual figure of someone who, potentially, is an all-time great...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 1,136 reads 8 comments

  16. Tennis Rankings: The Top 12 Moments on the Men's Side From 2000-2010

    As we head into the new season of 2011, the first year of the second decade of the century, it is worthwhile reflecting in hindsight on the tennis decade that has been...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 5,006 reads 5 comments

  17. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, Australian Open 2011: A Changing of the Guard?

    We have been witness to some scintillating tennis and shocking dramatic news over the past fortnight—not the most significant of which would be such items as Justine Henin's ...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 638 reads 21 comments

  18. Australian Open Men's Final 2011: Is Djokovic-Murray the New Federer-Nadal?

    For the first time since 2008, tennis fans were treated to a final featuring neither Roger Federer nor Rafael Nadal, the top two Grand Slam champions of the last decade...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 232 reads 1 comments

  19. Super Bowl 2011: The World's Biggest Sporting Event for the Football Noob

    So, the Super Bowl. What does this actually pertain to? If you are a complete newbie in the world of the National Football League—such as a little bit of googling will get ...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 9,375 reads 1 comments

  20. USC Football: The Top Coaches in the Trojans' History

    As one of the most successful and illustrious of college football teams, the University of South California team, known colloquially as the Trojans, has had to rely on commanding and determined coaches in its long and gilded history...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 22,784 reads 16 comments

  21. Australian Open 2011: Reviewing Roger Federer And Rafael Nadal in The First Week

    We have come to the end of the first three rounds at the Australian Open, with half the fourth rounds completed, and the other half being played today. The tennis has of course been exciting and engrossing, with whole days of line-ups for view...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 603 reads 4 comments

  22. Preview of The Men's Draw Of The Australian Open 2011

    As the Australian Open looms, and fans eagerly await the opening of the tournament, especially of the men's tournament tomorrow, it would be worthwhile to examine, at the last moment, the draw...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 507 reads 0 comments

  23. Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal: What Does the 14-8 Head-to-Head Record Mean?

    14-8. This is no doubt the figure that pops into any conversation on the rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal , because it is the only constant in what has come to be a heated and highly bigoted debate on the GOAT...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 3 years ago 606 reads 1 comments

  24. The Roger vs. Rafa Debate Relooked: Is Nadal More a G.O.A.T. Than Federer?

    This is a topical issue. The battle has been arrayed and shots fired by either side – the Federerians trying to stand firm against the onslaught of the Rafaristers, both trying ...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about almost 4 years ago 89 reads 96 comments

  25. Roger Federer's Startling Serve

    Yesterday, as all avid tennis fans would know, Roger Federer edged past Nikolay Davydenko, in a scoreline match that belies the complexity of the tactical and mental battle that really went on - 2-6 6-3 6-0 7-5...

    Marcus Chin Written by Marcus Chin about over 4 years ago 1,505 reads 11 comments