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French Open Mens Final Preview 2020

This is the marquee final the tennis world wanted to see.  It’s Rafa vs Novak, two heavyweights of the game who are chasing history.  They’ve played so many big matches throughout the years including eight Grand Slam finals. That record stands at 4-4.  Nadal skipped the US Open due to virus concerns, Novak was famously defaulted from it, now they both have a chance to close in on Federer’s 20 Slams. Novak is on 17; Rafa is at 19, whoever wins tonight are one step closer to tennis immortality. Continue reading French Open Mens Final Preview 2020

French Open Women’s Final Preview 2020

This match will be in terms of combined age the youngest Grand Slam final in twelve years. Iga Swiatek is a 19-year-old Polish player who has never made it further than a quarter final in any tour level event. These two weeks she’s been on the run of a lifetime, coming in unseeded she has ripped through the draw without losing a set. Continue reading French Open Women’s Final Preview 2020

US Open Womens Final Preview 2020

This match is a repeat of the final from three weeks ago that never happened. Osaka vs Azarenka was supposed to have been played at this very site in the lead up tournament to this Grand Slam, but Osaka withdrew with a hamstring injury. Now we get to see it.  They’ve both won two majors but their careers couldn’t be more different. Continue reading US Open Womens Final Preview 2020

Federer is out for the rest of the year

Roger Federer announced on his twitter account on Wednesday that his season is done. The 38 year old Swiss revealing he’s had another recent knee surgery, which will see him off the tour until 2021. The ATP Tour ground to a halt in March this year due to the pandemic, so by the time Federer returns presumably in January that’s ten months without a competitive match. Continue reading Federer is out for the rest of the year

Australian Open Mens Final Preview 2020

Novak Djokovic has won seven Australian Opens; every time the Serbian has made the final he’s won the event. He’ll be playing against a opponent he knows well, the Austrian with the sledgehammer backhand, Dominic Thiem.  Novak leads the head to head 6-4 but Thiem has won the last four out of five, this will be an intriguing match up. Continue reading Australian Open Mens Final Preview 2020