Stating the obvious, a tennis event that is 142 years old has a sizeable library indexing its past. Nonetheless, the US Open, held August 29–September 11, at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadow-Corona Park, Queens, New … continue reading
Tag: Carlos Alcaraz
Carlos Alcaraz had a remarkable week in Madrid even by the teenager’s lofty standards this year.
His year started at the Australian Open, where Matteo Berrettini beat him in the third round in a tight five-setter, 6-2 7-6(3) 4-6 2-6 … continue reading
The Young Stars Take Miami
This year saw the third edition of the Miami Open to be played at Miami Gardens, after the tournament’s 32 year residency at Key Biscayne.
There was no Federer, who won in 2019 as the oldest champion; no Djokovic, who … continue reading
A Unique 2021 Perspective…
The tennis year was a mishmash of highs, lows and a good deal of pandemic rules, quarantining and testing in between. Some topics were covered to the point where multiple new ball changes were justifiably neglected. Other story lines were … continue reading