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

Kimiko Date Krumm and the Irritation Inducers

How does she do it?

One of the craziest comeback stories in women's tennis keeps rolling along as Kimiko Date Krumm knocked off Maria Sharapova at the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, mere hours before she hits the big 4-0.

Now looking at it on paper, you'd think Sharapova would be able to blast Date Krumm off the court, but obviously that's not the case because what Date Krumm lacks in power she makes up for with flat, penetrating groundies that can give a lot of players fits in… Continue

Added by Van Sias on September 27, 2010 at 3:22pm — No Comments

THAT'S What Davis Cup Is All About!

I love Davis Cup.

However, after last year's final, for the first time, <a href="">I started to have a little doubt about Davis Cup creep in</a>. The tie between Spain and the Czech Republic was so bereft of drama that I barely tuned into it.

But this weekend, my friends, wiped out any and all concerns I had about my favorite sporting event. From the World Group semis to the playoff… Continue

Added by Van Sias on September 19, 2010 at 9:22pm — No Comments

Rafael Nadal and the Greatest Men's Slam Year EVER

There, I said it.

I've been pondering that since he clinched the U.S. Open title over Novak Djokovic, adding his name to the short list of players with a career Slam and the even-shorter list of players with a career Golden Slam. It's obvious Rafa had an awesome year at the Majors, but the best ever? You're probably thinking, "Dudes win three Slams a year all the time. How many times has Roger Federer done it? Heck, Mats Wilander even did it." Or you might be saying, "What about the… Continue

Added by Van Sias on September 14, 2010 at 8:53am — 1 Comment

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