Archive for the ‘Roger Federer’ Category

2012 French Open Preview

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

All systems are go at Roland Garros for the 2012 French Open. This year's field of players is stacked on the men's side, as always. Ah, the gift that is the Federer-Nadal era, also now known as the Federer-Nadal-Djokovic era. For fans of men's tennis, what a treat these last 7 ...

The Best Day In The History Of Shaving

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Has there ever been a more ludicrous idea foisted upon popular culture than the razor commercial? You know the type. They're all the same. Dude shaves with an increasing number of blades each year, then has his face caressed by some hot chick who pops out of nowhere when he's done. As ...

Missed It By That Much

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

Andy Roddick was slapped around by Fate once again at the Wimbledon final. In several other eras, he'd be a very, very dominant player, but he's had the misfortune of being in his prime during the Roger Federer Era. He doesn't even get to be second bannana because of Rafael ...

U.S. Open Final Preview: Great Britain Against the Historically Neutral

Monday, September 8th, 2008

We watched a bit of Andy Murray's upset victory over Rafael Nadal on Sunday in the U.S. Open semifinals in New York. It was an impressive display of tennis to be sure, and is there anybody on God's green earth better at calling an epic tennis match than Dick Enberg? ...

This Bud’s For You

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

It was the best match in the history of tennis. It's entertainment value far exceeded that of "Godfather." Cancer patients who watched the Wimbledon final were cured. Even Chuck Norris wept.The match was so good Bud Collins got hard without thinking about "Velvet Goldmine" or using Viagra.You get the point. ...

Will 2008 Be The Greatest Year in The History of Sport?

Monday, July 7th, 2008

Generally, if I am awake before 9 a.m. on a Sunday, it is not with the anticipation that something awesome is about to happen when I turn on the TV.This Sunday was no exception, as I tuned into Wimbledon only to watch Rafael Nadal easily take the first two sets ...

Nadal is Not Just Claymation

Monday, July 7th, 2008

So, did you hear Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer in the men's final at Wimbledon? I did, and didn't see a single minute of the match.Every once in awhile the day job gets in the way of watching what has already been called by some the greatest tennis match EVER. ...