Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Ben Stevens

Roland Garros 2019 Day 3 Preview: Delpo, Azarenka and Sabalenka in Action

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Serena Williams forced to fight back, Wozniacki ousted, and a 16-year-old winning her first ever match at tour level – just another ho hum day of grand slam tennis in Paris. In all seriousness, Monday was just another illustration of...

French Open 2017: Men’s Semifinal Preview: Nadal vs. Thiem

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Halep v Ostapenko – not quite the women’s final we had in mind prior to the tournament, but that’s why they play the games. Two very different players, coming through equally topsy-turvy semifinals, the stage is set for a storybook...

Australian Open 2017 Day 11 Preview: Women’s Semifinals and Wawrinka vs. Federer

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by: Ben Stevens Who says tennis is just a game? It’s certainly not for Mirjana Lucic-Baroni. Nearly eighteen years since her last major semifinal the 34-year-old fought her way past Karolina Pliskova to once again reach a final four, in the...

Australian Open 2017 Day 9 Preview: Venus, Federer and Wawrinka in action

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by: Ben Stevens If the story of Sunday was two current greats suffering monumental upsets, Monday was all about two all-time greats once again asserting themselves. As if this tournament needed any more intrigue, it now has the very real possibility...

Roland Garros 2018: Women’s Final Preview

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Starting with one of the most wide-open fields in recent memory, the women at Roland Garros have been whittled down to just two, which, after all the talk of surprises, has left us with a firm sense of familiarity. In...

US Open 2018 Day 3 Preview: Tsitsipas, Azarenka and Murray on Deck

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Not that there's ever an easy time to be a professional tennis player, but with the heat bearing down on this year's US Open, right now has to be particularly tough. Case-in-point, Tuesday saw no less than five of the...

Australian Open 2018 Day 3 Preview: Shapovalov Looks to Upend Tsonga Once Again

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Guess who’s back, back again. Novak’s back, tell a friend. Well, unless you’re friend is Donald Young, in which case he already knows. One hundred and eighty seven days since Novak Djokovic last played a meaningful game of tennis, the 6-time...

Contact Point

Badosa, Norrie Wins BNP Paribas Open Titles

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BNP Paribas Open—Indian Wells, California Paula Badosa won the biggest title of her young career on Sunday in Indian Wells, California, defeating two-time former champion...