A Brit wins Wimbledon. Which drought will end next?

Monday, July 8th, 2013

The last time a British man won at Wimbledon before Sunday afternoon, Neville Chamberlain hadn't even appeased anyone yet. Andy Murray played excellent tennis between bouts of whining over the last two weeks to finally bring that streak to an end in a championship win over Novak Djokovic, becoming the ...

Murray’s Loss at Wimbledon Continues Tennis’ Greatest Drought

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Andy Murray was poised to become Great Britain's first men's Wimbledon champion since 1936 on Sunday after taking the first set from Roger Federer, but R-Fed bounced back (it's a tennis joke, get it?) to show why he's the best of his and maybe any era in a 4-6, 7-5, ...

Shrieking In Tennis Is Out Of Control, So What Should Be Done?

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Grunting, or shrieking, is back in the news again because it's Wimbledon time and Maria Sharapova is dominating again. Sharapova, if you didn't know, regularly shrieks when she hits the ball, often at a noise level above 100 decibels. That's pretty freaking loud, in case you aren't sure. Okay, so ...

Get Ready For The Longest Rematch Ever

Friday, June 17th, 2011

It's not often that a first-round match at a Major Championship draws the attention of the sports world. Heck, it's not often that a first-round match draws the attention of the tennis world. But last year John Isner and Nicolas Mahut did just that. And now they're set to do ...

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 ...

Tale Of The Tape: Venus vs. Serena

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Across the Atlantic Ocean Saturday, there will be a Fourth of July fireworks show perhaps better than anything we’ll see here Stateside. Americans Venus and Serena Williams will battle it out yet again for the Wimbledon championship, marking the fourth time the sisters have met in the final at the All ...

Who Gave Vince Spadea A Microphone?

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Vince Spadea is an American tennis player. He's 34-years old, has won just one ATP singles title (Scottsdale in 2004), desperately needs a new mug shot and is currently ranked 113th in the world. His highest world ranking was No. 18, which he reached in Feb. 2005. His career mark ...