Right around Christmas time each year, when I discuss my baseball Hall of Fame ballot with friends, the question arises for each candidate: Can you write the history of the sport without this person? If so, perhaps he's not quite worthy of ... SI.com, 4 days ago
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Comment · print · T T T+· T- - PHOTO: K. RAMESH BABU Martina HingIs. TOPICS Today's tennis is too fast. There is no time even to hesitate, observed Martina Hingis in a freewheeling chat with The Hindu. The three-time Australian ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
Tour officials would have you believe that the 2009 Grand Slam season was another compelling, fun-filled display of women's tennis, but it was hardly that. It was a mess. If there was an overriding theme, it was something along the lines of "I'm An ...SI.com, 4 days ago
No one tells the French Open story of Amelie Mauresmo , for there is little to tell. It's a painful saga of unfulfillment, all about a wondrously talented woman who never found glory in the palace of her dreams. I'd imagine that Mauresmo ...SI.com, 4 days ago
Some assorted thoughts and observations in the wake of a stirring, unforgettable Australian Open: • Seldom has so much been gained in defeat. Nadal may have lost his last seven matches to Novak Djokovic, but I don't agree with the conventional ...SI.com, 4 days ago
So the aftermath for Francesca Schiavone , apparently, goes something like this in the realm of television and marketing: "Nice story, good for Italy, that's about it, let's move on." Simple-minded, I say. That French Open final provided some of ...SI.com, 4 days ago
Before hauling Caroline Wozniacki into the principal's office for a history lesson -- something she needs in the worst way -- let us give praise to this beleaguered woman. She leads the Tour in whimsy, and there is much to be said for that. You'd ...SI.com, 4 days ago
It was such a magnificent state affairs, and in those days of all-court tennis and wooden rackets, it seemed the good times would last forever. Tony Trabert and Maureen Connolly, a pair of world-renowned Americans, were singles champions at the ...SI.com, 4 days ago
The women's tour may be in a chaotic stage just now, with so many top players either injured or off-form, but the men's draw in this week's Madrid event has the look of a major. It's easy to project a Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic final, and that's ...SI.com, 4 days ago
Assorted thoughts on a very eventful tennis week: A tradition dismantled: The best players in men's tennis have been competing in Northern California since 1889, at the old Pacific Coast Championships in Monterey. It seems inconceivable that next ...SI.com, 4 days ago
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