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Todd’s Tennis Takes – Indian Wells Preview

March 5, 2013

         Two months into the season comes one of the biggest events of the year – Indian Wells. All the best men & women arrive in the Southern California desert to play at a top notch facility and earn some big ranking points, prize money, and recognition before April comes and the […]

NBA Awards 1/29/13

January 29, 2013

Monday Action The Nets had no trouble at all handling Orlando from the outset, up 10 at the end of the 1st Q, 16 at hafltime, and eventually cruising to a 97-77 win. D-Will led Brooklyn with 20/9 asst on 8-12 shooting, 4-7 from distance. Vucevic put up a nice line going against Brook Lopez – 18/9/2 blks – […]

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 – 2012 French Open Preview

May 22, 2012

TTT – French Open Preview The ATP Tour has just about wrapped up the April/May clay tune-up season, leading to the ultimate red clay event – Roland Garros and the French Open. Last year Novak Djokovic came into Paris riding a 37 match win streak to open the year, only to have it – and […]

Todd’s Tennis Takes – Djoker Joins Elite

January 30, 2012

Djokovic has joined some greats…and after watching the incredible action and drama unfold in the final, we can see he belongs. This is a list of the only men to have won 5 slams and also finished top 3 in the year end ATP rankings 5 times as well. 5 X 5 Club 5 Slams, […]

Todd’s Tennis Takes – 2012 Aussie Semis

January 25, 2012

FAB 4 COME THROUGH We live in an amazing age in men’s tennis, where the top 4 players are completely dominant and consistent, making this the 2nd slam in a row all 4 have made the semis, and the 7th in a row where at least 3 of the 4 have made the final four. […]

Where Does Djokovic Stand?

July 5, 2011

It’s time to start pondering Novak’s place among tennis greats, now that he has 3 slams, 2 slam R-ups, a 48 – 1 record this year, and is clearly the best tennis player in the world, during Nadal’s reign (10 slams and counting), and while Fed is still formidable, though clearly far below the dominant player he […]

TTT – French Open Update, Day 6

May 27, 2011

Quickie Recap today: Wawrinka did indeed take Tsonga out in 5 sets, but spotted the Frenchman a 2 set advantage first. Tsonga was two points away from winning the match in the 3rd set tiebreaker, but eventually ended up netting a basic forehand to give the set to Wawrinka. Tsonga was clearly less energetic in the […]

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 […]