Andy Roddick is a tennis player who has seen the game change before his eyes and has comfortably adapted to the changes both on and off the court.
There will be a time and place to celebrate the winners of the first two men’s singles quarterfinals at the 2010 Australian Open. (In the next post, actually!) But one can’t comment on two riveting spectacles at Melbourne Park without addressing the acute agony of the valiant competitors who lost on Tuesday. Andy Roddick and [...]
Two years ago on Court 1 at Wimbledon, Andy Roddick lost a match he should have won. Wednesday evening on that very same patch of grass, the newly-married American won a battle he very easily could have lost. In a riveting, rousing affair matching former world No. 1s and Grand Slam champions, Roddick nipped Australian [...]
The ladies had their day on Tuesday. Now, the gentlemen will own the Wednesday spotlight on Centre Court and Court No. 1, as The Championships continue. Who’s to be taken seriously as the round of eight arrives? The short answer: A majority of the field. The longer answer: Keep reading. Gentlemen’s Quarterfinals – All Matches [...]
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have made a habit of contesting claycourt championships this season. While those two rivals will clash in one of Saturday’s semifinals at the Mutua Madrilena Madrid Open, the player they’ve suprassed will try to bounce back on the crushed red brick of Spain. In prior years, Roger Federer unmistakably stamped [...]