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Rafael Nadal Took A Gifted Youth's Lunch Money, And His Will To Live

Rafael Nadal Took A Gifted Youth's Lunch Money, And His Will To Live

Towards the tail end of the clay season, even this skeptic had cast aside old doubts: 23-year-old Dominic Thiem is the future. Particularly on the dirt. But as of right now, the future still feels
Novak Djokovic Got Wrecked

Novak Djokovic Got Wrecked

Dominic Thiem has been the second-best player on this clay season, with the realest credential around: the only player to beat Rafael Nadal. During that run, Thiem’s worst loss came not at the hands
How Dominic Thiem Broke Rafael Nadal's 17-Match Winning Streak

How Dominic Thiem Broke Rafael Nadal's 17-Match Winning Streak

“One tournament he can win is Roland Garros. So we’ll see. Hopefully not this year,” Rafael Nadal recently said of today’s opponent, Dominic Thiem, with a wink. It now feels like he willed that
Roger Federer Pulls Out Of The French Open, And Rafael Nadal's Practically A Lock To Win It

Roger Federer Pulls Out Of The French Open, And Rafael Nadal's Practically A Lock To Win It

Good news for Rafael Nadal: Roger Federer isn’t going to the French Open. Read more...
Grigor Dimitrov And Dominic Thiem Played The Best Tennis Of The Week And It Was Infuriating

Grigor Dimitrov And Dominic Thiem Played The Best Tennis Of The Week And It Was Infuriating

For the better part of this week, it looked like Grigor Dimitrov was ready to shake himself out of his stupor—he’d lost his opening match at the last three tournaments, c’mon man—and make these
The Indian Wells Men's Draw Is One Big Clusterfuck

The Indian Wells Men's Draw Is One Big Clusterfuck

Today, out in the Coachella Valley, the Indian Wells Masters will begin. It’s the highest-profile tennis tournament in the world after the four Grand Slams, dropping a fat bounty of 1000 ranking
Thiem's Tweener Was A Winner

Thiem's Tweener Was A Winner

Dominic Thiem breezily dismissed Diego Schwartzman in today’s 6-2, 6-3 quarterfinal at the Rio Open, and the highlight was this tweener that he slapped down the line for a winner: Read more...
Alexander Zverev, The Best Teen In Tennis, Goes Cold In The First Round

Alexander Zverev, The Best Teen In Tennis, Goes Cold In The First Round

Second seeds are supposed to feast on easy prey in the first round of tournaments. But easy doesn’t describe Alexander Zverev, the best young prospect in the world, just a few days removed from an ATP
Kindly Bozo Gets Fed To Novak Djokovic

Kindly Bozo Gets Fed To Novak Djokovic

Nobody really wants to stand across the court from Novak Djokovic right now, least of all a hobbled Gael Monfils. So when Monfils withdrew from the ATP World Tour Finals, citing a rib injury, I