Who would you be if you were a Mario Tennis Aces characters.
It’s a small tennis world.
Body, mind, and soul. Three key elements to becoming a tennis champion. Venus Williams explained why in her NYT essay.
While I don’t like the tennis media as a whole (or many of its individuals), I have all the time in the world for Tumaini Carayol and his piece in The Guardian about new US Open champion Emma Raducanu is spot on: Recent history underlines how difficult it can be to back up a grand …
I’m just writing something here so I don’t get fined.
We already know the winner in that contest but here’s some maths behind it, courtesy of TennisAbstract.
Tennis Abstract asks: are tournament draws giving us suspiciously many Venus-Serena clashes?
It’s not to everyone’s tastes but Roland Garros usurps my fave’s favourite slam. The red clay of Paris isn’t loved by as many as the green grass of Wimbledon and the hard courts of New York and Melbourne. But it holds a special place in my heart. It’s the place where only two male players …
It’s not Serena vs. The Rest of the WTA at Roland Garros. At least not by numbers. Everyone on the WTA has a little extra in the tank when they play Serena Williams but they might want to conserve their energy for the rest of the field. Jeff Sackman for Heavy Topspin did a forecast …
The Canadian tennis player made waves when she reached the Auckland Open final, beating the likes of Venus and Wozniacki along the way. Now she’s making her way through the Australian Open.
Serena Williams is the GOAT for a reason. Here are some of the numbers behind it.
Wimbledon has compiled a video of all 100 championship-winning points since 1968 when the Open Era began.
Trans World Sport has a knack for profiling future champions. Here’s Sloane Stephens back in 2011 as an upcoming teenager.
New balls, please?