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Is Karatsev the Next Wawrinka?
Is Karatsev the Next Wawrinka?

Aslan Karatsev has stunned the tennis world, coming out of nowhere to reach the Australian Open semifinals and now taking the prestigious Dubai title. His two-month run has no parallel. It is extremely unusual for a player that has resided outside the top 100 for the...

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American Players are Rising
American Players are Rising

Is American Women’s Tennis Back? After a long lull in American Tennis at the top of the WTA, with the exception of Serena Williams of course, things are looking good for American women’s tennis. Let’s look at the top American Women Players, how they’re doing, and...

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Miami Open 2021 Predictions – The Men’s Field
Miami Open 2021 Predictions – The Men’s Field

After being cancelled in 2020, the Miami Open is officially on. Half of the top men’s players are participating. The notable exceptions are Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem, Rafael Nadal, and Roger Federer. Those players are opting to prep for the clay court season, and...

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Classic Rivalries – Becker vs. Ivanisevic
Classic Rivalries – Becker vs. Ivanisevic

In the early nineties, Boris Becker vs. Goran Ivanisevic was one of the most hard-hitting rivalries on the ATP Tour. Goran, who at 6’ 4’’ was one inch taller than Boris, broke into the scene in the early nineties with a bomb of a serve. Meanwhile, Boris had been...

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Classic Rivalries – Clijsters vs Henin
Classic Rivalries – Clijsters vs Henin

In the 2000s, Belgium produced two of the best tennis players of all time: Justine Henin and Kim Clijsters. Between the two they would go on to win 11 Grand Slam titles between 2004 and 2011. This is an astonishing feat considering the fact that Venus and Serena...

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Can Naomi Osaka Surpass Both Serena and Steffi?
Can Naomi Osaka Surpass Both Serena and Steffi?

In tennis, people talk about Steffi or Serena as the greatest that ever played because of all that they accomplished. Accumulating 22 and 23 Grand Slam titles respectively is no small feat. However, what if I tell you that I think that feat could be easily surpassed...

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Top 5 Slice Backhands in ATP Open Era
Top 5 Slice Backhands in ATP Open Era

The slice backhand has been a powerful weapon in tennis for a very long time. Whether it’s used as a defensive shot to get back into a point or as an offensive shot to charge the net, the slice is a must in any player's arsenal. It’s also a classic and beautiful shot....

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