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Loss is More – Reflections on the not-so-easy-to-handle reality of losing

Allan Agee The president of our nation has a tendency to label people he doesn’t favor as “losers.” In a way it’s linked to our...

“LITTLE BEAST,” BIG HEART – DAVID FERRER

Bill Simons Many a giant now roams the tennis landscape. Reilly Opelka, John Isner, Ivo Karlovic and Kevin Anderson impose. They say 6’ 6” is...

INTRODUCTION TO ROGER 101

Edna Heft Canadian teens rocked this year’s Sunshine Double – the BNP Paribas and Miami Opens. Bianca Andreescu,18, claimed the Indian Wells crown. In Miami,...

BNP Winner Thiem – The Wizard of Odd

Bill Simons and Douglas Hochmuth Indian Wells The BNP Paribas Open is wonderful. This year it was odd. It’s held in a Southern California desert, but...

Bianca Andreescu – The Northern Teen is the Desert Queen

Bill Simons Indian Wells Bianca Andreescu is into something called Creative Visualization. She must have had some vision at the beginning of the year. Back then...