Best of Marat Safin – part 1

Remember when Ivanisevic used to say every game he played, there were three players that could surface anytime: Good Goran, Bad Goran, Crazy Goran. The same could be said about Marat Safin. A larger than life persona and one of the most charismatic tennis player ever, Marat is a man capable of blowing away any […]

2009 US Open A to Z – part 1

A: Andy Murray After his semi at Wimbledon and his impressive win in Montreal, Andy Murray seemed ready to win his elusive maiden Grand Slam. Ousted by big server Marin Cilic in the fourth round, Murray has perhaps finally learned that to win a major one must act more than react. B: Bernard Tomic Australia’s […]

US Open Trivia

– The US Open has been played on 3 different surfaces: it was originally played on grass until Forest Hills switched to Har-Tru clay courts in 1975. In 1978, the event moved from Forest Hills to its current home at Flushing Meadows, and the surface changed again, to the current DecoTurf. Jimmy Connors is the […]

2010 US Open: Roger Federer Nike outfit

Roger Federer’s day look:

2010 US Open: Maria Sharapova Nike outfit

Maria Sharapova’s day look:

Will Nadal emulate Santana and Orantes and win the US Open title?

Manuel Santana, Andres Gimeno, Manuel Orantes, Sergi Bruguera, Carlos Moya, Albert Costa, Juan Carlos Ferrero: all of those spanish players won at least one Grand Slam tournament. But without a doubt 8 times Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal tops them all. Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, Olympics, Davis Cup, he won it all. The only […]