A Peek Inside the Unique Life of the Tennis Fan

Photo Courtesy of Roger Federer's Facebook Page

According to The World Bank the total population of the planet exceeded 6.8 billion people in 2010. These 6.8 billion people occupy what the U.S. State department recognizes as 195 countries, not including Taiwan. For my purpose, I will include Taiwan, because I have no political motivation for this topic, which leaves us at 196 total countries. Tennis is, in my opinion, a truly global sport. … [Read more...]

Indian Wells ATP Draw Preview: Can anyone stop Novak Djokovic?

Novak Djokovic Prepares to Defend his 2011 Indian Wells Title

First Quarter: Can Djokovic double up again? Watching Dubai, you could almost tell that Novak¬†Djokovic was a little less interested in winning. He had a comfortable break between the Australian Open and The Dubai Tennis Championships, and he seems content getting the necessary match play he needs in order to be ready to defend his Indian Wells/Miami double. What strikes me as most interesting … [Read more...]

Can Roger Federer Continue to Push Forward in His Quest for Status?

Roger Federer celebrates his victory at the Dubai Tennis Championships.

Roger Federer is fully entrenched in his campaign to reassert himself into the top two in the world rankings. He has gone 33-2 since the 2011 U.S. Open and claimed 5 of the 7 tournaments he has entered. In the fall (post U.S. Open) of 2011, Federer rattled off seven consecutive wins over top 10 opponents, and carried that momentum into 2012. Since turning 30 last August, Federer is 41-5 with five … [Read more...]

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