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Classic Rivalries: Borg vs McEnroe
Classic Rivalries: Borg vs McEnroe

It is interesting that two men that only played 14 times against each other is now considered one of the most blockbuster rivalries of all time. There have been countless documentaries and movies made about Borg vs. McEnroe. Also, unlike other rivalries during the...

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Classic Rivalries: McEnroe vs Lendl
Classic Rivalries: McEnroe vs Lendl

During the 80s, rivalries at the top of men’s tennis were plenty. McEnroe vs. Lendl was one of the most entertaining to watch. There are two acts in this rivalry. McEnroe dominated in the first half of the 80s while Lendl dominated in the second half of the 80s,...

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Classic Rivalries: Connors vs. Borg
Classic Rivalries: Connors vs. Borg

A lot of people talk about the McEnroe-Borg rivalry because of those two memorable finals in the early 80s. However, it’s also interesting to revisit how Borg did with Connors, another all-time great that coincided with Borg’s short but storied career. Connors was...

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Exhibition Tennis in May
Exhibition Tennis in May

Looks like we’re going to go from virtual tennis to actual exhibition tennis the whole month of May. This is good news for tennis fans, and although this doesn’t come close to making up for the loss of the French Open and Wimbledon, it’s something. The bad news is...

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Andre Agassi is Ageless
Andre Agassi is Ageless

In lieu of Andre Agassi’s birthday, it’s fun to reminisce what an amazing ride he took us on for 20 years on the ATP tour. Agassi went from a young kid with a cool haircut and a forehand to a statesman of tennis, winning eight Grand Slams and marrying arguably the...

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Classic Rivalries: Roddick vs. Djokovic
Classic Rivalries: Roddick vs. Djokovic

One of the rivalries I find most interesting in the Open Era is that of Andy Roddick and Novak Djokovic. Many people forget how great Andy Roddick was for so many years. Unfortunately for Andy, he matched up awfully against Roger Federer, posting a dismal 3-21 record...

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Who’s the greatest- Serena or Steffi?
Who’s the greatest- Serena or Steffi?

In recent years the narrative that Serena is the greatest female tennis player of all time has been the norm. I’m not going to argue the fact that Serena is an exceptional tennis player. She has accumulated a staggering 23 Grand Slams! But what about Steffi Graf? I...

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