Previewing today’s matches

Semifinal day is here at the Roger’s Cup and most of the names in today’s lineup are far different from those touted to be here at this stage of the tournament.  If there’s ever been a Master’s tournament in recent memory that screamed the rise of the next gen, this is it.  Indeed, this tournament is guaranteed to provide something of a generational battle in the finals as two thirty-somethings battle each other on one side, while a pair of young upstarts []

Creating Ripples

Yesterday I predicted that Rafael Nadal would easily defeat his fellow lefty, Denis Shapovalov, in straight sets.  It was the safest bet.  []

The ‘Next Gen’ Saga

Yesterday I wrote a satirical piece on the failure of a group of tennis players dubbed The Next Gen, to push generation thirty-something – including the big four – off Tennis’s summit.  Today, I’d like to take a more serious and objective look at these group of players.  Since 2008 only three players outside of tennis’s fabled big four have managed to capture a Grand Slam title. Juan Martin Del Potro, Marin Cilic and Stanilas Wawrinka, hold special places in tennis history.  []

Ready to be Queen

Three grand slams have been played and we’ve got three different winners on the WTA circuit.  Serena Williams at Australia, Jelena Ostapenko []


Roger Federer has always maintained that no player is bigger than the game of tennis.  Historically, that has been proven true.  At []