Grand Slams

Goals, Coming Closer, and a Match That Will Mark Him Always

After his memorable semifinal match against Novak Djokovic in Wimbledon, Juan Martín del Potro returned to Argentina last Saturday to rest and get ready for the North American hard-court swing, which will lead to the last Grand Slam of...

Historic Ending to Two Incredible Weeks

If the first week of Wimbledon has been under the sign of craziness, the end of the penultimate Grand Slam of the season has been branded with history. The first week of Wimbledon 2013 was probably the craziest first week...

Autopsy of a Crazy Day

It was a crazy day at Wimbledon, today, as many seeds bit the dust (some of them literally), seven former number ones bowed out (Azarenka, Hewitt, Ivanovic, Wozniacki, Sharapova, Jankovic, and Federer), and there were, in singles only, seven...

Opinion – Nine Years of Habit End… But Is it the End?

Something we are not used to see anymore this early in a Grand Slam... (Photo: Getty Images) It was a crazy day, today, at Wimbledon. For the first time in the Open Era, there have been no less than seven retirements/walkovers...

Utter Shock: Rafael Nadal Ousted by Steve Darcis

The tail end of Wimbledon's opening day brought a major shock, as fifth seed Rafael Nadal lost his first match of the season that was not a final, falling 7-6(4) 7-6(8) 6-4 to Belgian Steve Darcis. It is the first...