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TENNIS QUIZ: Western & Southern Cincinnati Champions

TENNIS QUIZ: Western & Southern Cincinnati Champions

Test your knowledge of the Western & Southern Open! See if you can name every Open Era champion! Western & Southern Men’s Champions Western & Southern Women’s Champions Cover Photo (Creative Commons License): Henrik Gustavsson/ SweTennis / kulitat

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TENNIS QUIZ: Rogers Cup Champions

TENNIS QUIZ: Rogers Cup Champions

Test your knowledge of the Rogers Cup! See if you can name every champion since 1969! Rogers Cup Men’s Champions Rogers Cup Women’s Champions Cover Photo (Creative Commons License): Marianne Bevis / Dave Rubenstein

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National Tennis Careers – Part Six: Summing Up

National Tennis Careers – Part Six: Summing Up

After surveying Open Era tennis through the five nations with the highest Slam totals, we’re left with a few questions and unexplored areas which I’ll try to tackle in this concluding segment. Click here to discuss National Tennis Careers – ...

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National Tennis Careers – Part Five: Switzerland

National Tennis Careers – Part Five: Switzerland

The Maestro, Stan, and Some Other Guys When I began this series I was curious about Swiss tennis before Roger Federer took the tennis world by storm; I wondered whether there was some hidden jewel in the past who went ...

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National Tennis Careers – Part Four: Australia

National Tennis Careers – Part Four: Australia

A Long Time Ago, Down Under… Of the five nations discussed, Australia peaked the earliest. Truly, Australia dominated men’s tennis in the late 1950s to the early 1970s led by two of the very greatest players of all time: Rod ...

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Wimbledon Final: A Rematch of 2014

Wimbledon Final: A Rematch of 2014

The 2015 men’s singles Wimbledon final will be contested between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, like last year. The World No. 1 and defending champion, Djokovic, has won his matches comfortably in three sets with the exception of the five-setter ...

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National Tennis Careers – Part Three: Spain

National Tennis Careers – Part Three: Spain

Rafa & The Conquistadores Among the five greatest tennis nations in this series, Spain and Switzerland share something in common: they are completely dominated by a single player, one who is head and shoulders above the rest of the field. ...

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TENNIS QUIZ: Wimbledon Champions

TENNIS QUIZ: Wimbledon Champions

Test your knowledge of Wimbledon! See if you can name every champion since the Open Era began in 1968! You have to have all 48 champions in order! (For those of you who need to cheat a little bit, if ...

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National Tennis Careers – Part Two: Sweden

National Tennis Careers – Part Two: Sweden

ONCE UPON A VIKING… Of the five great tennis nations covered in this series, three are no longer what they were: the United States, Australia, and Sweden. Whereas American dominance spread out over the majority of the Open Era in ...

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National Tennis Careers – Part One: United States

National Tennis Careers – Part One: United States

Introduction to the Series Imagine if each country had a tennis career. Rather than individual players, you have nationalities; rather than an individual career, you have a national one. As a thought experiment, I decided to compile the top Slam-winning ...

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