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NextGen 2016 in Review and 2017 Outlook — Part Two: The Sun Also Rises (1997-2000)

NextGen 2016 in Review and 2017 Outlook — Part Two: The Sun Also Rises (1997-2000)

In Part One we looked at the players born from 1993 to 1996, with a resulting outlook which was pretty grim. There are several players who should be good players, even possible Slam contenders, but in general they continue a ...

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NextGen 2016 In Review and 2017 Outlook — Part One: The Weak Classes of 1993 to 1996

NextGen 2016 In Review and 2017 Outlook — Part One: The Weak Classes of 1993 to 1996

Introduction It wasn’t so long ago that the up-and-coming “Young Guns” on the ATP tour were players like Grigor Dimitrov and Bernard Tomic, born in 1991 and 1992, respectively; now, after half a decade of anemic results and no elite ...

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Preview: Indian Wells Men’s Final

Preview: Indian Wells Men’s Final

There can be little doubt that Novak Djokovic goes into today’s title match against Milos Raonic as the clear favourite. The World Number One is a two time defending champion at the event, and remains unbeaten on slow, grittier hard ...

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Indian Wells-Miami Double. The Fifth Grand Slam?

Indian Wells-Miami Double. The Fifth Grand Slam?

In recent years the Indian Wells tournament in California, the first Masters event of the tennis season, has been regarded in some circles as the fifth Grand Slam. The tournament boasts state of the art facilities, a giant stadium and ...

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Passing of the Torch? Brief Musings on Thiem’s Win Against Nadal

Passing of the Torch? Brief Musings on Thiem’s Win Against Nadal

I have been touting the prospects of Dominic Thiem for some time. Standing at 6’1″, well built, and possessing heavy and penetrating groundstrokes and a serve to match, I believe he is the best prospect of the current crop of ...

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Australian Open Final Preview: The Tilted Mirror

Australian Open Final Preview: The Tilted Mirror

When Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray contest a tennis match, it brings to mind to me Djokovic staring at a tilted mirror. Both players are in essence counterpunchers. Both rely on superior movement, low error rates, and superior defensive skills ...

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Murray Vs. Raonic: Australian Open Semifinal Preview

Murray Vs. Raonic: Australian Open Semifinal Preview

Raonic vs. Murray has the potential to be a very interesting match. It’ll certainly provide a nice contrast of styles. Murray is the game’s consummate defensive counterpuncher — his speed, efficient groundstrokes, and low error rate all combine to make ...

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Starts As He Means To Go On: Two Mini-Milestones For Novak In Qatar With Potentially Large Consequences

Starts As He Means To Go On: Two Mini-Milestones For Novak In Qatar With Potentially Large Consequences

On the face of it, Novak Djokovic’s 6-1, 6-2 defeat of Rafael Nadal in the relatively minor ATP 250 event of Qatar does not seem either significant or surprising. Novak is world No. 1, the preeminent hard-court player on the ...

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2015 Davis Cup Final: Belgium vs. Great Britain Preview

2015 Davis Cup Final: Belgium vs. Great Britain Preview

This year has been a strange one for the Davis Cup. The usual contestants all disappeared early as France, the Czech Republic, and defending champion Switzerland all lost before the semifinals. As the dust settles, we are left with an ...

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2015 ATP World Tour Finals: Title Match Preview

2015 ATP World Tour Finals: Title Match Preview

As predicted in the tournament preview here this time last week, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer shall contest today’s final of the season ending finale. It is fitting that the two best players of the year, who have contested six ...

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