Are they ready?

The first major (Australian Open) of the 2015 season is less than a week away and fans must be curious about the chances of the player(s) they follow.  I am excited at the prospect of this first major challenge for all the players; however, I am specifically interested in how Serena and Rafa are going…

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Questions abound

With the new season less than a week away, I am curious to see what surprises it has in store for us.  If 2015 can equal 2014, it will indeed be an exciting year for the fans. Ten questions come to mind as the new season approaches: Will Serena win another major this year and…

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Why does a gifted player underperform?

MY TWO CENTS: The simple answer, he or she is not a pure athlete.  Your desire to win should prevent you from not giving everything you have each time you step on court.  However, nothing is ever that simple, so there has to be other reasons why so many gifted players never maximize their potential. It’s befuddling to…

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Is Rafa in trouble?

There is mounting evidence that [CR2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) is having a confidence crisis. Nadal is known as Rafa and “The King of Clay”; his symbol is “The Bull”.  He earned his title as “the King of Clay” because there was period of time when he rarely lost on that surface.  He was so dominant on clay that few expected him to…

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