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Todd’s Tennis Takes – 2012 Wimbledon Preview

June 24, 2012

Nadal took the 2nd slam slam of the year, beating Djokovic in the French final in 4 very wet sets. This was the first time in history the same two men met in four straight slam finals. It also broke Nadal’s streak of 3 straight slam final losses to Djoker. Nadal was a heavy favorite […]

Todd’s Tennis Takes – Simon vs. Isner Analysis, 4th Rnd

September 8, 2011

The odds-makers find Simon to be a 4:5 favorite in this match, while I would put the line at 4:7…here’s why. (incidentally, the two have never played each other before…surprising). First of all, the most basic reason – Simon is the much better all-around player of the two.  The Frenchman is a far better mover […]

Todd’s Tennis Takes – 2011 US Open Preview

August 28, 2011

The last slam is upon us and here’s my TTT preview…not quite as thorough as past slam previews, but enough to whet your tennis appetite. Djokovic is still a heavy favorite after winning Wimbledon and Montreal and making the final in Cincinnati since his upset loss to Fed at the French 3 months ago. He […]

2011 French Draft Update

May 26, 2011

So I lost 6 of my 9 draft picks in round 1, then 2 more in the 2nd round, and with only Stanislas Wawrinka (3rd round pick, my only good selection) alive, I will almost assuredly finish with the worst total in the history of our drafting….mind you, this is coming off 4 straight wins, a […]

Todd’s Tennis Takes – Djoker’s Streak Takes out Nadal’s

May 8, 2011

Djokovic defeats Nadal 7-5, 6-4 to take the Madrid Masters title. In a beautiful tennis match Sunday, the 2 best players in the game battled it out in Madrid…2 guys that have 11 Slams in 15 finals appearances between them – the Great Rafael Nadal, and the best player this year, Novak Djokovic. There are tons of […]

Todd’s Tennis Takes – Pre Monte Carlo Update

April 10, 2011

This is a great part of the tennis season, when Masters Series Events come every few weeks and then we culminate with the French, only to be at Wimby a month later…Ryan Sweeting has capped an impressive 1st quarter 2011 with his first title over fast rising Japanese 21 yr old Kei Nishikori on the clay […]

TTT – Indian Wells QFs All Set

March 17, 2011

So we are down to the last 8 at Indian Wells, the first Masters Series event of the year on the ATP Tour. We have some predictable names (Nadal, Fed, Djokovic, Del Potro), and some surprises (Karlovic, Robredo, Gasquet). Let’s look at the 4 matchups: Nadal – Karlovic — The Giant (6’10”) vs the Clay […]