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Longest Grand Slam Championship Streaks

Posted on 28 Jan, 2013, by in Tennis

By winning the Australian Open for a third consecutive time, Novak Djokovic put himself on a very prestigious list of men’s tennis players who won at a Grand Slam competition at least three time, previously inhabited by Roger Federer, Bjorn Borg, Rafael Nadal, Pete Sampras and Ivan Lendl. More

The Greatest Wimbledon Champions in the Open Era

Posted on 9 Jun, 2011, by in Featured

We’ve got Wimbledon coming up in just over a week, so it’s a good time to read through the history book and stat charts and see who are the most successful players at the All-England club since the beginning of the Open era. More

Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi and Tennis Nostalgia

Posted on 1 Mar, 2011, by in Tennis

Watching the pictures of Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi from their match in the Madison Square Garden last night got me thinking. About rivalries, about the past, about the future, and about the Federer-Nadal rivalry. More

Top Ten ATP Tour Career Earning Leaders

Posted on 7 Dec, 2010, by in Tennis

With Serbia winning the 2010 Davis Cup, Roger Federer winning the World Tour Finals the end a rough year on a happy note while Rafael Nadal, despite the loss to Fed remains no.1 in the world after a sensetional year, we take a look at the biggest earners in the history of men’s tennis, from 80’s legends like Becker and Edberg, through the 90’s with Sampras and Agassi to Nadal and Federer today. More

Most Grand Slam Titles in Mens Tennis

Posted on 6 Jul, 2010, by in Tennis

With Nadal back on top, showing that 2010 is his year, winning his seventh and eigth grand slam titles, we decided it was a good opportunity to check the Grand Slam Titles leader board and check out who’s in the way between Nadal and Federer, who doesn’t look like he’s winning and Slam titles going by his current form. More

America’s Looking for a New Tennis Superstar…

Posted on 31 Jan, 2010, by in Tennis

After the glorious 90’s with Sampras and Agassi and the Connors McEnroe duels of the 80’s, US mens tennis, as of 2010, is pretty much Andy Roddick, turning 28 in 6 months. Any hope on the horizon? More

Top 8 US Open Champions

Posted on 19 Aug, 2009, by in Tennis

With 12 days to go before the 2009 US Open tennis tournament will begin at Flushing Meadows, New York, we take a look at the greatest champions of the tournament in the Open Era – the eight men who have won in New York more than once – From Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe in the 70’s and early 80’s to the kings of the 90’s – Sampras and Agassi, and the reigning king – Roger Federer. More