The French Open 2014 displayed some surprising results. Roger Federer and Serena Williams came out on top in the end while Venus Williams also reached in the 2nd round.
May 26 2014, 9:15am CDT
All due respect to the great Nate Silver and his wonderful site FiveThirtyEight, which is staffed by intelligent and engaging writers whom I like and appreciate for their unique perspective — but if yesterday’s Brazil-Germany match taught us anything, it’s that the “odds” of a team winning, or losing, a game by any particular margin are pretty much bullshit.
Going into the match, FiveThirtyEight — which, so far in this tournament, has had a pretty decent run at picking group ...
Full article at: SportsGrid
1 day ago, 10:45am CDT
The French Open 2014 started yesterday. Tennis stars Venus Williams and Roger Federer won their first round games. Today Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal enter the game.
May 26 2014, 3:05am CDT
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LONDON — If Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., beats the great Roger Federer on Friday and reaches the Wimbledon men’s singles final, the name of Lieutenant Robert (Bobby) Powell will forevermore be banished back to the dusty archives from whence he emerged two days ago when the 23-year-old Canadian made the semifinals.
Powell, a lawyer from Victoria, B.C., who played on and captained Canada’s fir ...
Full article at: Canada.com
Jul 3 2014, 5:10pm CDT
Source: Bleacher Report
There have been polls conducted that found 15 percent of Americans believe in evolution. Tennis' evolution throughout the 2014 season follows along those same lines, because the Wimbledon semifinals for the both the men and women feature repeat performers and some new blood.
It's not an exponential progression for the sport, but it is one worth monitoring as we reach the end of tennis' fortnight in England. Roger Federer, Novak D ...
Full article at: Bleacher Report
Jul 3 2014, 10:59am CDT
The video posted by Federer shows why one should not wear the Glass gear while playing
May 22 2014, 11:20am CDT