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The ages of Grand Slam champions – A statistical comparison between the 4 majors
They say tennis is a young man’s sport. It’s hard to argue with that. It is among the most physically demanding sports out there. You need elite level physical conditioning – speed, power, athleticism, endurance – to be able to compete at the highest levels. And tennis players’ careers are typically over relatively earlier compared […]
The 10 Most Heart Breaking Losses In Wimbledon History (2-1)
We round off our countdown with 2 classic matches that will forever be a part of tennis folklore. 2) 1980 Final: Bjorn Borg – John McEnroe 1–6 7–5 6–3 6–7 8–6 Bjorn Borg came into the 1980 final looking to win his 5th consecutive Wimbledon title. John McEnroe was playing his first Wimbledon final and looking […]
The 10 Most Heart Breaking Losses In Wimbledon History (5-3)
5) 2008 Final: Rafael Nadal – Roger Federer 6–4 6–4 6–7 6–7 9–7 The 2008 final was set up to be an epic. Federer had been suffering from mononucleosis for the first half of the season and was experiencing his worst season in years. He had been demolished by Rafael Nadal in the French Open […]
The 10 Most Heart Breaking Losses In Wimbledon History
Over the years, Wimbledon has given us its fair share of memorable moments and great champions. And we have also witnessed our fair share of heart breaks. That is the nature of the sport, I guess. For every winner, there has to be someone who is the loser. In this article, we look at the […]
Comparing Grand Slams by the numbers – Are some Slams more difficult to win than others?
The 4 Grand Slam events are unquestionably the 4 most important tournaments on the tennis calendar. That’s why they are called the majors. Winning a Grand Slam is considered the pinnacle of the sport, and legacies of players are measured in a large part, by their performance at the majors. But are some majors more […]
The Greatest Men’s Tennis Players, Ranked Scientifically
How do you measure the greatness of a tennis player? Who is the greatest? How would two greats stack up against each other? How would you compare the greatness of players across generations? These are all intriguing questions, and as in any sport, the greatness of various players is a hotly, and very commonly, debated […]