Friday, January 27, 2023

Rational Numbers

Does Djokovic Have An Australian Open Threat?

0
After surging into the quarterfinals and extending his Australian Open win streak to 25 matches, does Novak Djokovic have a major threat among the players left at the 2023 Australian Open? Here’s a look...

Break Point on Netflix: Blogging Episode 1

0
Welcome to my Break Point on Netflix blog, a series of semi-random and out-of-order thoughts and observations on the tennis series. Break Point on Netflix Episode 1 What is the first shot of a human I...

2023 Australian Open Preview and Draw Analysis

0
Defending champion Rafael Nadal casts his Spanish shadow as the top seed at the 2023 Australian Open draw, but a resurgent and returning Novak Djokovic stands to pounce on the opposite side of the...

Nadal Brings Serve Struggles to Australia

0
Rafael Nadal is still clearly battling serve problems as he tries to defend his Australian championship whirlwind of last season. It’s not just your imagination. Nadal’s serve metrics are well off his career numbers in...

Simona Halep’s Uphill (But Not Impossible) Battle To Play Tennis Again

0
Simona Halep will need to prove exactly how the banned substance Roxadustat entered her body– and that it was completely unintentional– in order to get her provisional 4-year suspension from tennis overturned. That’s a...

Projected Year-End ATP Tour Rankings for 2023

2
As we consider ATP Top 10 Projections for 2023, a major theme arches over this tour right now. It happens to be a good one. Even with the retirement of Roger Federer– and the...

Projected Year-End WTA Rankings for 2023

2
The bow has been tied and placed atop the WTA season, and it’s time to look ahead. I’ve analyzed some stats and checked my instincts to bring you my best guess for the 2023...

2022 Nitto ATP Finals: Draw Analysis and Preview

0
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are set to battle in different groups of the round robin portion at the 2022 ATP Finals in Turin, Italy. This glitzy tournament dangles a few golden nuggets. The...

Will Holger Rune Win Grand Slams?

0
Holger Rune feels like a superman flying over the tennis world after his Paris triumph over five Top 10 players, including Novak Djokovic, en route to his first Masters 1000 title. That kind of...

Coco Gauff Needs To Solve Iga Swiatek

0
Coco Gauff has pierced through the public’s increasingly flittering attention, and at age 18 finds herself on the brink of breaking through as a knowable, marketable superstar. This is exactly what tennis needs. With...

Contact Point

Gasquet Claims Auckland Title; Kwon Wins Adelaide Title

0
ASB Classic—Auckland, New Zealand Frenchman Richard Gasquet won his 16th career title in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday, defeating No. 2 seed Cameron Norrie 4-6, 6-4,...