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2024 Australian Open – Hsieh Su-wei wins double the doubles

Elise Mertens and Hsieh Su-wei winning in Melbourne. Photo: Jan Zielinski

The playing style of Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei may be unorthodox but it’s highly successful on the doubles court.

In Melbourne, Hsieh added two more Grand Slam trophies to her … continue reading

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2024 Australian Open – Two Tales of No. 1 in the doubles

No. 1 in the world.

Rohan Bopanna and Storm Hunter have both experienced the exhilaration of making it to the top.

Bopanna knew that by winning his Australian Open quarter-final with partner Matthew Ebden, he had achieved enough ranking points … continue reading

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US Open…Doubles Rarely Seen

Doubles is rarely seen on the big courts…which is the result of a double-team in itself.

Those responsible for match scheduling prefer singles for two main reasons…to maximize ticket buyers and march to the tune played by television networks that … continue reading

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The Championships… “Gobsmacking”

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), hosted the 136th version of The Championships, July 3rd through 16th.

The oldest of the majors, the venerated grass court tennis event consistently showcases…Astounding, Amazing, Unanticipated performances during the … continue reading

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BNP Paribas Open…Fortunately It Wasn’t Shanghaied

The BNP Paribas Open, a combined ATP and WTA 1000 Masters showcase, kicked off October 5th, 933 days after the last ball was struck at the 16,100 seat center court at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, in the … continue reading