Who Will Shine In 2019?

November Shine

Will one or a few of the old guards steal the spotlight? Novak Djokovic sits comfortably at the top on the men’s side and very few seem to be able to challenge him consistently. Roger Federer, Juan Martin del Potro and Rafael Nadal are plagued by recurrent and lingering injuries; thus, I do not see…

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Osaka Defeats Williams For US Open Title

Osaka wins Indian Wells

US Open, New York Women’s Championship:  [19] Naomi Osaka (JPN) vs. [26] Serena Williams (USA) It was a meeting between the future and the past. Osaka is a young player (20 years old) on the cusp of perhaps a brilliant career versus a once dominant number one, who owns twenty-three major titles. History favored Williams,…

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New And Familiar Quarterfinalists

Osaka dominates Pliskova quarterfinalists quarterfinals

US OPEN, New York The quarterfinalists are set. On the women’s side, three Americans will contest the quarterfinals hoping to get one step closer to the final. Serena Williams will face a familiar foe, Karolina Pliskova.  The American remembers quite clearly losing to the Czech at this same tournament in 2016. How will Williams fare…

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Williams Sisters Version 3.0


This will be the thirtieth time that the sisters will face each other as opponents in a tennis match and younger sister Serena leads the head-to-head 17:12; however, a lot has changed in both of their lives over the last couple of years. Serena Williams gave birth to her daughter and had a recovery that…

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