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2015 World Tour Finals: Semifinals Preview

2015 World Tour Finals: Semifinals Preview

First Semi-final: Djokovic vs. Nadal Nadal has been the standout player of not only his group, but perhaps the tournament. He dealt with Wawrinka and Murray pretty tamely, dispatching both in straight sets, whilst surviving a tenacious challenge from compatriot ...

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2015 ATP World Tour Finals Preview

2015 ATP World Tour Finals Preview

‘The end is here’ ‘The Final showdown’ ‘The Stage Is Set’ ‘Insert overdramatic cliché’. Yes, ATP overkill at its finest. But cynicism aside, I am of course looking forward to the season ending shindig in London. It is a pleasure ...

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Open Era Generations, Part Five: Gen 3 (1944-48) – Newcombe and the Class of ’46

Open Era Generations, Part Five: Gen 3 (1944-48) – Newcombe and the Class of ’46

A Transitional Generation The generation born between 1944 and 1948 began establishing itself in the mid-60s but was in peak form during the early years of the Open Era. This was the last generation that saw some players with a ...

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Tennis Frontier Weekly Update: November 9, 2015

Tennis Frontier Weekly Update: November 9, 2015

Djokovic Wins 6th Masters and 10th Title of 2015 Venus Climbs Back into the Top Ten after a Four-Year Absence Historical Smash Shots 1: Generational Diversity in the 1974-75 Rankings 2015 ATP World Tour Finals 2015: Review

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2015 Paris Masters Final Preview

2015 Paris Masters Final Preview

Novak Djokovic increasingly looks as if he has this rivalry with Andy Murray by the scruff of the neck. The Serb leads their head to head series 20-9, and has won nine of their last ten matches since Murray triumphed ...

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Hot on the Frontier: When will Djokovic lose the #1 ranking (and can he surpass Federer’s 302 weeks at #1)?

Hot on the Frontier: When will Djokovic lose the #1 ranking (and can he surpass Federer’s 302 weeks at #1)?

This Week’s “Hot on the Frontier” topic is “When will Novak lose the #1 ranking (and can he surpass Roger’s 302 weeks at #1)?” This topic was started by Tennis Frontier member El Dude. It certainly got a lot of ...

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Hot on the Frontier: Is This the Beginning of the Incline?

Hot on the Frontier: Is This the Beginning of the Incline?

Our hottest new topic in our discussion forum this week: “Is This the Beginning of The Incline?“ Nobody can dispute the fact that Rafael has had, by his own lofty standards, a rough year. He lost his French Open crown, lost several times ...

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Tennis Quiz: WTA Finals Champions

Tennis Quiz: WTA Finals Champions

The WTA Finals are set to played in Singapore from October 25th to November 1st. The tournament has gone through many different names, formats and venues, but it has consistently crowned a year-end champion every year since 1972 (twice in ...

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Hot on the Frontier: Is This the Beginning of The Decline?

Hot on the Frontier: Is This the Beginning of The Decline?

Our hottest new topic in our discussion forum: “This Is the Beginning of The Decline“ Roger Federer, the Shanghai Masters defending champion, suffered a shocking second-round upset at the hands of Spain’s Albert Ramos-Vinolas. One of our members, Luxilon Borg, started this week’s hot topic ...

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2015 US Open Review

2015 US Open Review

As the 2015 U.S. Open approached, there were two questions that tennis fans wanted answered: Would Serena Williams achieve the first Calendar-Year Grand Slam in 27 years, and who would challenge Novak Djokovic for the men’s title? The tournament gave ...

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