May 2013

Nadal Goes for Eight at French Open

May 26, 2013

It’s springtime in Paris. Strolls along the Seine. Cafe and baguettes. Roland Garros and terre battue. And the most physically demanding tournament of the four tennis majors. Welcome to the French Open, which starts today. Defending champion and seven-time title holder Rafael Nadal, winner of six tournaments and 36 of 38 matches this year, is […]

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Nadal Routs Federer to Win Italian Open

May 19, 2013

Rumors of Roger Federer’s demise just might be true. Either that or Rafael Nadal just might be too good. Defending champion Nadal thoroughly dismantled the error-prone Swiss icon 6-1, 6-3 in the finals of the Italian Open Sunday afternoon. The title was Nadal’s record 24th Masters crown and seventh at the Foro Italico. Since returning […]

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Jimmy Connors Reveals All in New Memoirs

May 12, 2013

I first heard rumblings about Jimmy Connors’ new memoirs, “The Outsider,” last Sunday. The snippets weren’t flattering. Connors hinted in a story in the New York Post three days before that former fiancée, America’s on-court sweetheart Chris Evert, got pregnant and then had an abortion as they became the biggest stars and the most popular […]

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