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Adidas and Nike Are Tennis Icons
Adidas and Nike Are Tennis Icons

Ever since I was a little kid playing tennis, two brands have been at the forefront of everything tennis. Those brands are Nike and Adidas. Back in the 80s, Nike was the American upstart while Adidas had been well established through the decades. Fast forward to 2022,...

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The Minister of Happiness
The Minister of Happiness

The Power of Ons Jabeur Revolutionary Play from the Minister of Happiness A few years ago I read a personal essay that, since then, has stuck with me. It seems once every few weeks I’ll be reminded of this memorable missive. It was a brief piece – 952 words –...

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2022 Wimbledon Recap – Djokovic King Once More
2022 Wimbledon Recap – Djokovic King Once More

Despite the fact that Wimbledon banned Russian and Belarussian players while offering no ranking points, it was another amazing Wimbledon. Djokovic picked up his 7th Wimbledon title, and fourth in a row, beating the mercurial Nick Kyrgios in the final. As expected,...

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2022 Wimbledon 1st Week Recap – Women’s
2022 Wimbledon 1st Week Recap – Women’s

The women’s draw at Wimbledon has been completely decimated after the first week. The only top-four seed remaining is Ons Jabeur (3). The only woman who has won a slam left in the draw is Simona Halep (16), who is playing well above her seeding. Experts have Simona as...

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2022 Wimbledon 1st Week Recap – Men’s
2022 Wimbledon 1st Week Recap – Men’s

We’re officially in the second week of Wimbledon. The biggest story so far is Nick Kyrgios. The unseeded Australian has thrilled crowds and maddened officials on his way to the quarterfinals, where he’ll be the favorite to beat Cristian Garin. If indeed he beats...

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I Still Love Wimbledon
I Still Love Wimbledon

Back in 2018 I wrote about my experience at Wimbledon in 2008, standing in the Queue for tickets, and my wife getting her beer knocked out of her hand by that year’s finalist Rainer Schuttler. I was reminded of the experience because after three years, the Queue is...

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Fila is an Iconic Tennis Brand
Fila is an Iconic Tennis Brand

John Isner and Diego Schwartzman put on an entertaining display at the Italian Open last month, pairing up in the doubles to make it all the way to the final. Unfortunately for them, that’s as far as they got. However, the contrasts in the style of play and height...

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