1. Federer Changes Tactics Against Nadal and Notches Rare Victory on Clay

    In what has amounted to a brief travel back in time to the days when Roger Federer had a punchers chance against Rafael Nadal, Federer notched his first victory against the Spaniard in over a year and a half...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about 5 years ago 1,394 reads 5 comments

  2. Andy Murray Takes an Early Exit

    Andy Murray was ceremoniously ousted today in Rome by the young Argentine, Juan Monaco. Murray's game never seemed to recover after a brief meltdown when a foot fault was called at 5-5 and a brief exchange ensued with the chair umpire...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about 5 years ago 425 reads 22 comments

  3. The State of Men's Tennis

    The current state of tennis is, well how can we put this, nothing short of extraordinary. Look at the top four players in the world. They need no introduction. All four are otherworldly...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about 5 years ago 438 reads 32 comments

  4. Rafael Nadal: What's the Deal, Rafa?

    All is not well in the Nadal camp.Sure, to the casual fan Nadal is still steamrolling opponents on clay, but to the ardent follower of tennis we can see that there is a problem...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about 5 years ago 2,822 reads 59 comments

  5. Roger Federer: To Retire a Stud or a Dud

    I write this article as a question posed to you the reader. Would you as a Federer fan rather have Federer play into his 30’s, thus assuming the risk that he will lose to younger, faster ...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about 5 years ago 3,305 reads 38 comments

  6. Tennis' Big Questions Answered

    We’re getting to the time of the year where questions start to accumulate. Have no fear; I am here to provide some insight to what is gong on in the men’s tour and what we can expect from the rest of year...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about 5 years ago 721 reads 16 comments

  7. Stan The Man: Stanislas Wawrinka's Career-Defining Victory

    Stanislas Wawrinka played the match of his life, albeit against a slumping Roger Federer. However, one has to feel certain sense happiness for Wawrinka. Lets face it, it is not easy being the second best player in Switzerland...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about 5 years ago 453 reads 2 comments

  8. Comparing Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal: Are We Overlooking Rafa?

    It has become apparent to me that the tennis world is in waiting for one of two things to happen: either Roger Federer to reclaim the No. 1 ranking or Andy Murray to claim the No. 1 ranking...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about 5 years ago 3,680 reads 217 comments

  9. Wade Phillips and Dallas Cowboys Look to Next Season: Big Trouble in Big D

    Times are a tough in Dallas these days. Wade Phillips might as well walk around Valley Ranch with duct tape over his mouth. Never has a head coach been so constrained in the media as Phillips has been this off-season...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about 5 years ago 396 reads 0 comments

  10. Breaking News: Roger Federer Loses to Compatriot—“Et Tu Stanislas?”

    Apparently three players on tour now question Roger Federer’s dominance. In what was a shocking upset at Monte Carlo, world No...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about 5 years ago 747 reads 14 comments

  11. Breaking News: Roger Federer Gets Married

    Roger Federer has reported on his official Web site that he and longtime girlfriend Mirka were married in a small ceremony in Basel, Switzerland...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about 5 years ago 3,817 reads 32 comments

  12. Andy Murray: Meet the Second Best Player in the World

    He hails from Glasgow, Scotland. He is quick to remind you that he is a Scot first and foremost. In 2006 he had a run to the Wimbledon fourth round where he received encouragement from another famous Scot, James Bond himself, Sean Connery...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about over 5 years ago 553 reads 31 comments

  13. Federer, Nadal & Co. Head To the Dirt: A Preview of the Clay Season

    It has come. That time of year when the American’s get all crabby and the Europeans all giddy. The time of year where lately it seems everyone is playing for second place. It is the clay season...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about over 5 years ago 552 reads 10 comments

  14. Broken Rackets to Major Upsets: A Look Back at The Sony Ericsson Open

    Things have to be looking pretty good for Andy Murray. He has solidified his spot as the 2nd best player in the world by weaving his way through a wacky week at Key Biscayne. Things aren’t looking so hot for Roger Federer...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about over 5 years ago 882 reads 7 comments

  15. The Bjorn Borg Plan: Should Roger Federer Retire?

    The parallels are striking. Roger Federer is walking down a path all to familiar to Bjorn Borg. Federer, like Borg, has achieved his successes in a relatively short period of time. Six years to Borg’s eight...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about over 5 years ago 3,311 reads 35 comments

  16. Rafael Nadal's Slice Backhand Is a Lifesaver

    I just watched the Rafael Nadal and Stanislas Wawrinka match and something was very apparent to me. Nadal’s one-handed slice backhand may be one of the most important shots in his arsenal...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about over 5 years ago 909 reads 15 comments

  17. Leaving on Top: The John Elway Story

    Many of us dream of riding into the sunset, Super Bowl trophy in tow, but for most of us the reality is just that, a dream. Not if you’re John Elway. The kid from California was an incredible multi-sport athlete...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about over 5 years ago 213 reads 0 comments

  18. Roger Federer's Last Lap: Is the King Dead?

    I am sure I will take a lot of flack for this article from Federer fans all over. However, it is an article that needs to be written, and an article that I hope is read in its entirety. Roger Federer is not finished...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about over 5 years ago 953 reads 22 comments

  19. Thought of the Day: A look From Inside the Sony Ericsson Open!

    I have been getting hourly updates from friends in Key Biscayne this weekend. Let me relay some of their observations. There was a Rafael Nadal sighting. According to two friends, Rafa is the modern equivalent to The Beatles...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about over 5 years ago 477 reads 1 comments

  20. What Do Sports Mean to You?

    I sometimes find myself reliving moments. Moments that mean something to me that are often unlikely to mean anything to anyone else, and more often than not they revolve around sports. I get together with my buddies on a weekly basis...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about over 5 years ago 4,151 reads 4 comments

  21. How Good Would Roger Federer Be if Rafael Nadal Never Existed?

    What a novel idea. The question becomes, how many Grand Slam titles does Federer now hold?By my calculations, Federer would now hold 16 Grand Slam Titles—three French Opens and another Wimbledon Trophy on his already cluttered mantle...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about over 5 years ago 1,444 reads 23 comments

  22. Thought of the Day: Dissecting Rafael Nadal's Gameplan

    I have spent the day watching and re-watching the finals of the BNP Paribas Open between Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray as well as their previous match in Rotterdam. Two things have struck me and are now exceedingly apparent...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about over 5 years ago 814 reads 7 comments

  23. Road Trip! The Things We Will See on the Way to the Sony Ericsson Open

    The unofficial fifth Grand Slam Tournament gets underway in a few days, and since everyone loves a road trip, let's take one down to Miami. We leave Indian Wells Tennis Center and head east...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about over 5 years ago 160 reads 6 comments

  24. Will You Be Novak The Great Or Novak The Djoker?

    Novak Djokovic has much to learn. If I were fortunate enough to coach this young Serb, I would give him some tips.Firstly, Novak, your talent is limitless. A year ago your fans were ready to anoint you the heir to Roger Federer's throne...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about over 5 years ago 195 reads 2 comments

  25. Roger Federer: The End of Invincibility

    A new issue is quickly finding its way to fruition for Roger Federer, it comes by way of Scotland, and calls itself Andy Murray. The problem for Federer is not just Murray—instead it is what Murray embodies...

    Thomas Vazquez Written by Thomas Vazquez about over 5 years ago 1,351 reads 13 comments