Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Ben Stevens

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...