Davis Cup World Group Playoff Recap

Last night I tackled the teams still in contention for the title, or at least most recently ousted from the competition. Tonight, we’ll take a look at the relegation ties. Sometimes relegation ties provide just as much drama as the World Group because countries often bust out the big guns in hopes of keeping their […]

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Friday Funnies – US Open Edition

Alright, I know I kind of retired Friday Funnies (and it’s technically not even Friday in my timezone anymore), but there’s been a lot of great videos coming out of the US Open over the last two weeks and I wanted to collect them all in one play for your enjoyment. Now, if you’ve been […]

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Dissecting the Draw

So, I have finally finished the copious amounts of work that stood between me and Indian Wells. On Sunday morning, at 6am (really 5 considering we turn the clocks ahead), I will travel from St. Louis to Denver and Denver to Palm Springs for six amazing days of ATP and WTA tennis in Indian Wells, […]

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All You Need to Know: Davis Cup Preview

Tennis fans aren’t like regular sports fans. If you’re a baseball fan, you root for your local team, regardless of who plays for them. If your favorite player gets traded, you find a new favorite player. It’s all about the city and all about the team. Because tennis is an individual sport, fans root for […]

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Last Week, In Photos

So, Roger Federer played his first tournament since the US Open in Shanghai, and didn’t look a bit rusty. He made the final. Oh yeah, and they gave him a pretty spectacular entrance. Check out this photo, fog and all. The only way this could’ve been better is if they lowered him onto Center Court […]

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So Let’s Recap (Most of) What Happened

I know. I know. I’ve been bad. I promised you a Day 1 Recap. Well, today you’re getting two for the price of one as I discuss some of my favorite (and least favorite) moments of Days 1 and 2. You’ll have to forgive me for being a bit of a mess. I just moved […]

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Diary of an American in Paris: Days 2,3 & 4

Hi all. While I had the best intentions of updating every day from Paris, somehow I just never seemed to have the time or adequate internet connection. Anyway, here are some of my thoughts from the last few days. Day 2 (1st June) I originally decided to skip the sightseeing today and head straight over […]

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