Becker hopes to continue working with Djokovic

Boris Becker hopes to continue working as coach to Novak Djokovic with the aim of maintaining the Serb as world number one, the German great told AFP on Wednesday. 159 more words

Novak Djokovic

Tennis: A Personal History

I planned to try to avoid writing too much from a personal perspective on here, although my opinions crop up frequently. However, I saw this post… 1,233 more words


This is where the clay season ends

French Open may be the most distinct Grand Slam. While both Wimbledon and Roland Garros share long history and non-hard courts, the proud Frenchmen will tell you: No English. 417 more words



Maria Sharapova won her fifth Grand Slam title this year, beating Simona Halep in three sets in the French Open final at Roland Garros. In a match lasting three hours, it was the first time since 2001 that a third set was contested, and it was described as one of the best women’s finals in recent years. 181 more words


The French Open, Maya Angelou, and the Leinster Arms

I’m not sure how these three are related to be honest, but I’m discussing all of them in this post.

Now that I have some time, I can share about our travels this past summer. 470 more words


Grand Slam® Tournaments Increase Funding To Grand Slam® Development Fund

The ITF announced today that, starting in 2015 through 2017, the Grand Slam tournaments have agreed to increase their contribution to the Grand Slam Development Fund (GSDF) by 25 per cent to over $2 million annually in order to assist in the development of tennis worldwide. 243 more words