Monthly Archives: November 2016

Davis Cup Final 2016: Redemption or Castration (1/4)

Now that we have the small matter of year-end world no. 1 settled, all attention can shift to Zagreb for the true gem in the tennis calendar, the Davis Cup Final! (We love Davis Cup) For the first time in 5 years we’re lacking a final involving one of the [...]

Davis Cup Final 2016 (2/4)

The Finalists In Croatia and Argentina we have two fiercely patriotic sporting nations, and whether helpful or not, nationalistic fervor will have spread far and wide throughout the respective two countries come Friday. Croatia, a country clearly blessed with 'the athlete gene' has been consistently punching above her weight in [...]

Davis Cup Final 2016 (3/4)

The 'Davis Cup Catapult' Verdasco almost doing the unthinkable at Melbourne ’09 …. Djoković breaking the Federer-Nadal stronghold and becoming the world’s best in ’11 …. Murray’s career defining ’16 season, the common denominator?  A starring role in the previous year’s DC victory. Multiple times we’ve seen how big performances [...]

ATP World Tour Finals 2016

With 46 wins in 49 matches since the French Open, coupled with Djokovic's undeniable slump from superhuman to mere mortal, Andy Murray consummated his No.1 status with victory last week at the Paris Masters. Not only is the Scot the new alpha-male of the ATP, he also got to walk [...]