Tag Archives: Rafael Nadal

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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Match Stats: How Nadal beat Isner

“Defense wins championships” ~ “Bear” Bryant The numbers tell the story ~ Take a look at the match stats, which I’ve expanded to show the forced errors, as well as the unforced errors, revealing the margin of aggressive play.

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