Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Federer’s Diamond Standard(s)

Since his loss to Djokovic in the 2011 US Open semi-finals, Federer has shown us that there simply isn’t any rational way to argue that he isn’t the greatest of all time. Continue reading

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Federer: Mind of a Champion

I’ll leave it to the psychologists to tell me whether this is the Looking Glass Self, the Generalized Other, or something else completely, but I do know this: What You Say About Others Says a Lot About You “Your perceptions … Continue reading

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Bull’s Eyes and One Hit Wonders

Like the rest of the tennis world, I, too am completely stunned by Nadal’s loss to Lukas Rosol. It’s arguably one of the biggest upsets in the entire history of tennis, not just men’s tennis. I was watching Tennis Channel … Continue reading

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Never Give Up, by Fernando Verdasco

OK, so I’ve been dragging my feet on this, but I just *have* to comment on Fernando Verdasco’s recent victory over Rafa in Madrid. Put yourself in Verdasco’s shoes for a second: You’re playing the greatest clay court player of … Continue reading

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The Greatest Tennis Player of All Time

Roger Federer is, as of this writing, the greatest (male) tennis player who’s ever played the game1. That may seem like a bold statement to some, but I can prove it. Not only that, I can provide you with an … Continue reading

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Doubles With The Bryan Bros

Brought to you by Will, from FuzzyYellowBalls, and Tencap Tennis (follow them on Twitter if you’re cool) Even as connected as I am to the upper echelon of the men’s game, it’s not every day that I get invited to … Continue reading

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Ladies’ Singles | Tencap Predictions

Ladies’ Singles | Tencap Predictions Like the men, the way the Tencap algorithm works, each 2-points difference translates to a 1-game advantage, per set. So for Sharapova (2) vs Chakvetadze (6), that’s 2 games per set for Sharapova. 6-4, 6-4, 6-4

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