And she hasn’t even reached her final form yet!
A triple fault?
Carlos Alcaraz and Tommy Paul played another epic, this time in Cincinnati. In terms of pace, this might be the fastest tennis match I’ve ever seen. I had to check if I was watching on 1.5x speed.
They didn’t see it coming. Until they did.
A fan-made documentary on Roger Federer’s 2017 comeback. I’m biased but objectively, this is a good look at how it all came together in one of the most remarkable seasons for any player.
There’s a new Spanish champion at Wimbledon.
A grass queen of the 90s.
Cool Wimbledon data viz from Reuters looking at how it “retains a glamor born from white clothes and impeccable green courts.”
10 minutes of Roger Federer’s passing shots against Rafael Nadal, including That Shot at Wimbledon in 2008.
Game, set, and mate!
Tim Newcomb’s complete history of signature tennis shoes, featuring Roger Federer, Coco Gauff, and Serena Williams amongst others.
This looks ace!
Steve Tignor on the greatest one-handed backhand of the Open Era: ‘This beautiful and bold stroke helped the Belgian win seven Grand Slam singles titles. His forehand was more effective, and his serve more clutch. But this was perhaps the classicist’s most identifiable stroke.’ Is it Roger Federer or Justine Henin? Tough call.
Rafael Nadal doing his routine warm-up jump at the Australian Open in 2017.