When an authoritarian figure charged with the responsibility of an entire tour acts in ways that are detrimental to the tour one has to wonder, why? (more…)
Month: July 2017
To the Victor Belongs The Spoils
Tennis Channel vs. ESPN: To the Victor Belongs The Spoils While the world eagerly awaits the Mayweather-McGregor bout, tennis fans are more keen on the US Open Series culminating with the US Open on August 28th. The prospect of Venus Williams and Roger Federer reaching … Continue reading To the Victor Belongs The Spoils
Tennis’ Free Throw, A Simmering Hot Rant Just For You
Tennis’ Free Throw: Is an Ace Really an Easy, Cheap or Free Point? Inevitably, during a tournament you will hear the most cliché and overused narratives. This is not exclusive to tennis. We hear them in all sports. It is the shorthand for which we … Continue reading Tennis’ Free Throw, A Simmering Hot Rant Just For You
Tennis’ Big Little Lie: The Prevailing Narrative is one of Longevity, But…
Tennis is quickly becoming the WWE of sports with the requisite personalities, storylines and media savvy athletes. A shot of reality tv or the game show, “To Tell The Truth” would help players and fans especially when it comes to the eleven month calendar and the toll it puts on players.