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Thiem desafía a la inmensidad de Djokovic

Thiem desafía a la inmensidad de Djokovic

El austriaco, la alternativa más sólida al poder de los tres gigantes, se enfrentará en la final del domingo (9.30) al serbio después de batir a Zverev en un partido trabado: 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(3) y
After the fall: can Alexander Zverev bounce back to tennis stardom?

After the fall: can Alexander Zverev bounce back to tennis stardom?

He had it all: talent, good looks and a chance to be the world No 1. But then Alexander Zverev’s life went to pieces…The tennis player Alexander Zverev has blue eyes and shaggy blond hair and is 6ft
Tsitsipas acelera la máquina del tiempo

Tsitsipas acelera la máquina del tiempo

El griego derriba a Federer, por segunda vez este año (6-3 y 6-4, en 1h 36m), y es el finalista más joven del Masters desde hace una década. Se enfrentará por el título a Thiem o Zverev, que se miden
Roland Garros 2019: horarios y dónde ver la final entre Thiem y Nadal

Roland Garros 2019: horarios y dónde ver la final entre Thiem y Nadal

Rafa Nadal y Dominic Thiem se enfrentan en la final del Abierto de Francia el domingo 9 de junio a las 15:00h. Aquí, los detalles del partido
Roland Garros 2019: horarios y dónde ver los cuartos de final

Roland Garros 2019: horarios y dónde ver los cuartos de final

Tras la jornada de lluvia de ayer, hoy 6 de junio se reanudan los partidos de cuartos en el Open francés
Zverev, un talento en entredicho

Zverev, un talento en entredicho

El alemán, de 22 años y fuerte carácter, no logra dar el gran salto pese a ser el señalado para relevar a los grandes. “Debe entender que hay un duro camino por el que todos hemos pasado”, dice Becker
El Roland Garros, en imágenes

El Roland Garros, en imágenes

Las mejores fotografías del Abierto de París, el torneo más prestigioso sobre tierra batida, que se disputa hasta el próximo 9 de junio
Hasta el final, Ferrer será Ferrer

Hasta el final, Ferrer será Ferrer

A poco más de un mes para retirarse, el alicantino elimina en Miami a Zverev, tres del mundo y 15 años menor que él. En el cuadro femenino, la japonesa Osaka se expone a perder el trono tras su
Tennis Sensation, Alexander Zverev, Is Obsessed With His Adorable Family Dog

Tennis Sensation, Alexander Zverev, Is Obsessed With His Adorable Family Dog

Alexander Zverev has been talked about for some time as the new face in men's tennis after winning two Masters 1000 events last year, at the age of 20. But yesterday, he won his biggest title yet, the
This Tweener Lob Is Devious And Perfect

This Tweener Lob Is Devious And Perfect

It’s hard to pinpoint why Robin Haase, a journeyman ranked No. 47, stars in so many unusual highlights for a player of merely solid status. But the bendy Dutchman has a taste for loose, weirdo
The Drop Shot Can Be The Smart Play Even When It Fails

The Drop Shot Can Be The Smart Play Even When It Fails

Simple distinctions are easy to latch onto. The typical groundstroke looks different from a drop shot: fast and long vs. slow and shallow. A groundstroke is hit hard with topspin, and the intent is
Rafael Nadal And The Rain Kept The Future Of Tennis In Check

Rafael Nadal And The Rain Kept The Future Of Tennis In Check

What if the rain hadn’t come? Maybe Alexander Zverev would have gotten his third straight title, and the most significant win of his life: Rafael Nadal on clay in a final. That’s not an especially big
Dominic Thiem Did All The Dirty Work And Claimed None Of The Glory

Dominic Thiem Did All The Dirty Work And Claimed None Of The Glory

Assume by default that Rafael Nadal wins any big event on clay. Take it as a given that his teeth are pressing into the trophy well before the first match gets underway. This has been true for many
The Kyrgios-Zverev Rivalry May Not Be So Much Fun After All

The Kyrgios-Zverev Rivalry May Not Be So Much Fun After All

Almost one year ago to the day, Nick Kyrgios and Alexander Zverev had themselves a beautiful baby: a match-long highlight reel starring two ornery geniuses. That was a different time: Kyrgios had
Here Is Hyeon Chung, The Last Kid Standing

Here Is Hyeon Chung, The Last Kid Standing

Through all of 2017 and then through the first week of the Australian Open, Rafa and Fed continued their merciless march through what was supposed to be the next crop of tennis contenders. A whole
Nick Kyrgios's Tantrum Was Rafael Nadal's Cue To Dominate

Nick Kyrgios's Tantrum Was Rafael Nadal's Cue To Dominate

How was your weekend? I got myself a nice bowl of pasta but some new mosquito bites. Nick Kyrgios, too, had both good and bad times. Read more...
The Tennis Will Be Good As Hell This Weekend, If You're Awake For It

The Tennis Will Be Good As Hell This Weekend, If You're Awake For It

Frankly this chunk of the tennis calendar, known as the “Asian swing” because it passes through China and Japan, is the easiest to tune out, especially for a viewer in a U.S. time zone. The year’s
Fabio Fognini Is A Bad Man But A Fun Player

Fabio Fognini Is A Bad Man But A Fun Player

The reason I enjoy watching Fabio Fognini is that he’s a sleepy pirate who produces ridiculous shots with no apparent effort or preparation. The reason I’m not more enthusiastic in my enjoyment is
Why Don't You Ding-Dongs Come To The Net?

Why Don't You Ding-Dongs Come To The Net?

Roger Federer is a generous man. He’s spent the last two decades of his life pouring every bit of his heart, mind, and soul into giving us the best tennis experience possible. All he’s ever asked of
The Kids Are Winning—Just Not The Ones We Thought

The Kids Are Winning—Just Not The Ones We Thought

Sure, tell a story about tall boy who’d grown out of the pinstriped pajamas that Pharrell Williams designed for him, rolled down the swaggy calf-high socks after they got uncomfortable, and let