Tennis Shorts -- Aug 27, 2015
August 31, 2015
Tennis Shorts - August 24th, 2015
Feliciano Lopez: "You're f**n flying all over the court."Roger Federer (who turned 34 weeks ago): "I've got a few years left."
Tennis Shorts - August 13, 2015
Tennis shorts: August 10, 2015
November 16, 2014
As Rafael Nadal was recovering from an appendectomy, his doctor made a surprising announcement that has been cavalierly treated in the press, that Rafa is getting stem cell treatment on his back, and that he had previously had stem cell treatment in his knee.
September 28, 2014
I'm researching an upcoming post on Young Guns and the sole, common thread I can find among the top ATP prospects is that they're worked out with Roger Federer. Seriously. It seems as if Fed has bought almost all of them in, usually as a teenager, to work out with him: Dimitrov, Kyrgios, Donaldson, Dolgopolov, Theim ....
Not sure if this comes from being 5 ft 10 in tall coping with ever-higher-bouncing courts and topspin shots, but Kei Nishikori seems to go airborne on his shots more than anyone I can remember. I combined thumbnails of good shots from Scott Kelby on G+:
I've watched hundreds of Fed matches, but I saw Fed hit some backhands near the net with a stroke I'd never seen before, or at least didn't recognize. He leapt onto his front foot while leaning forward to put away a high sitter near the net. Is it just me? Have I missed this, or is it new to you as well?