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Van Sias's Articles – June 2010 Archive (3)

Roger Federer? He's Going to Be OK

So, about that prediction of mine for Roger Federer as Wimbledon champ ...

Unexpectedly, or maybe not, the way he struggled from the onset of the tournament, Federer lost to Tomas Berdych today in the quarterfinals. We all know the details: the end of his finals streak there, two quarterfinal losses back-to-back in Majors, blah, blah, blah.

Despite all that, I'm far from ready to throw in the towel on him. And here's why, in two words and a number (I don't think I said this… Continue

Added by Van Sias on June 30, 2010 at 8:24pm — No Comments

The Clay-to-Grass Conundrum

Weren't we just seeing red a few days ago? Now it's on to the turf for the pros. The clay-to-grass transition always gets my head spinning, and this time it's no different. Already the first few days of the grass season have got my opinion-making machine turning, and thanks to the art of blogging, I get to share them with you!

* I was so happy to see how Rafael Nadal took it a little easier during the clay-court season than he has in years past, especially with the health concerns he's… Continue

Added by Van Sias on June 10, 2010 at 2:32pm — No Comments

The First Time in a Long Time?

And I'm not talking about blogging here!

Hey everyone, hope you've been enjoying the tennis at the French. I don't think it's shaped up like anyone really thought it would, huh? I mean, who saw Francesca Schiavone getting this far? Oh, wait: I did! : )

But aside from that, I can't recall the last time there were four semifinalists on the women's side at any Major that hadn't won a… Continue

Added by Van Sias on June 2, 2010 at 9:17pm — 3 Comments

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