Indian Wells doesn´t deserve a big tournament

Not so long ago, let´s say 20 years, Indian Wells was just an ordinary stop in the WTA and ATP tours. Women and men played in consecutive weeks. All was well, but then they decided to go big. Build a big stadium, go combined and start to aspire being bigger than the well established Miami … Continue reading

The magic of saving a match point

The first round of the Australian Open was anything but easy for Angelique Kerber. She fought hard but her opponent matched her stroke by stroke. In the first set Kerber led by a break, but let the lead slip away and lost a tiebreaker. In the second set she led again, but lost the advantage. … Continue reading

Look at Katerina now

On Wednesday I saw the best hitting in this tournament this far. And it came from a woman I didn´t expect. In the morning I wanted to see Svetlana Kuznetsova because she won Sydney and she is a Grand Slam champion, of course.  What I ended up to see was Katerina Bondarenko hitting winners right … Continue reading