Vandeweghe Defeats Home Crowd Favorite

Aegon Classic Birmingham, Great Britain [7] Johanna Konta (GBR) vs.  [30] Coco Vandeweghe (USA) Vandeweghe remains an enigma, like so many players with talent; she often does not perform at her potential.  When you see her playing at her best, like she did at this year’s Australian Open, you are often baffled by the many…

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Rejection In Any Form Hurts

Everyone has felt the sting of rejection at some point in their life.  As you read this sentence you may remember the sensation of hurt at being rejected.  While the hurt fades with time; some people hold on to the negative thoughts engendered by the initial rejection.  These thoughts if they linger long enough in…

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Queen’s Club Draw Decimated By Upsets

Aegon Championships, Great Britain [1] Andy Murray (GBR) vs. [90] Jordan Thompson (AUS) Murray was the defending champion and despite the shaky start to his 2017 season, much was expected of him on grass.  Unfortunately, you cannot just flip the switch from bad to good and Murray found that out today.  This was their first encounter;…

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Muller Claims 2nd Career Title

Ricoh Open, Netherlands Men’s Final: [24] Ivo Karlovic (CRO) vs. [28] Gilles Muller (LUX) There was nothing much separating these two opponents.  They have contested every set they played in tiebreaks, and their head-to-head was tied at one match apiece.  Thus, it was no surprise that today’s match would include more tiebreaks.  While Muller won…

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