In Defense of Novak Djokovic

September 08, 2020

The disqualification of Novak Djokovic from the US Open on September 6 is one of the most talked-about events in tennis. However, the framing and conversation around it have at times been inaccurate, confusing and hypocritical. In part, this is due to the speed at which the developments unfolded,...

Rafael Nadal’s Expensive Source of Positive Energy

August 20, 2020

Rafael Nadal, the “king of clay,” is a phenomenal tennis champion. His already lengthy career has showered him with fame and wealth. Who knows how many grand slams he would have won beyond the impressive 19 he already possesses had he not played in the same era as Roger Federer (20 grand...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Is Tennis an “Industry”?

January 26, 2018

Playing in the hot Australian summer, Djokovic says tennis is more of a business than a sport. Former world number one Novak Djokovic came back from six months off the tennis circuit due to an elbow injury to play the Australian Open at the start of the new season. The first of four grand slam...