Can Nadal win one more? – Tennis Column #22

Rafael Nadal is the king of the clay. There is absolutely no doubt about it. But are we seeing actually his demise from the throne? Three losses in semifinals in a row. What does it mean for Rafael Nadal future? What does it mean for tennis at all? Nadal lost with […]

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O Canada – Tennis Column #20

Mentioning Canada on tennis blog was a kinda unimaginable decade ago. Yes, in hockey you could not start without mentioning at least one or two Canadiens. But in tennis? Now Canadian tennis is in headlines on all tennis webs. The current success started 10 years ago. Yes, we all know […]

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Next Generation on the Attack? – Tennis Column #18

We are slowly mowing to the second quarter of the season. Indian Wells tournament did not bring the results most of the fans expected. Andreescu and Thiem surprised all including themselves. The obvious narrative about how the next generation (or NextGen) cannot win a big tournament is torn into the […]

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Tennis Column #14 – What is wrong with Roger?

Watching this year Nitto ATP Finals is tough for any Roger Federer fan. It is visible, that this is not Roger who destroyed everyone in 2017. Federer version from January 2018 was near to perfect too. The end of the year 2018 shows signs that the end is really close. […]

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Tennis Column #12 – New Star was born: Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka played awesome tennis! The sentence above describes what I want to remember from US Open 2018. Her attitude, cold mind and perfect hits were the absolute top of Ladies tennis during New York Grand Slam. She is only 20, but her mental strength and tennis abilities are well […]

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Tennis Column #11 – Serena & Novak

After 10 days of hard-fought battles, we finally arrived in semifinals at US Open 2018. And that is the right time to refresh my picks for winners of both singles draws. Ladies US Open 2018 – From Maria to Simone to … My pick for US Open Ladies Singles winner […]

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Tennis Column #9 – Alexander Zverev and his head

Do you remember May 2018? That famous two weeks run by Alexander Zverev. Now it seems, the course of his game is repeating. Just look at the timeline written below. May 2018 – High Hopes May 13, Mutua Madrid Open Finals, Zverev defeats Thiem 6-4 6-4. A week later, May […]

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Tennis Column #8 – Karolina Pliskova did it again

Karolina Pliskova is still changing towels more often than coaches. However, the number of her coaches in the last two years is pretty high. Four coaches in three years Pliskova, 26 years old Czech, made first major break-through in September 2016, when she reached US Open final. She lost with […]

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Tennis Column #7 – Withdrawals

US Open Year Ago I remember last year August uproar about many withdrawals before the US Open. The social media protests came in two waves. Firstly, before the tournament, when players announced their withdrawals due to different injuries. Then, the second wave of protests came during the tournament after retirements […]

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