Tag Archives: Jimmy Connors

Murray’s Complaint

Interior of therapist Alexis Castorri’s office in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. The waiting room has large framed pictures of marlins adorning the walls and numerous copies of AARP magazine. Inside Castorri’s private office there is a long, white leather couch that … Continue reading

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The Beard Knows

I get around to all the major sports, but I have a soft spot for tennis. Probably because I don’t exactly fit in. Athletes who wear me tend to exude a primal toughness not generally associated with such a refined … Continue reading

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2012 Crystal Ball

Novak Djokovic will keep his game, but change his hair. History tells us when players reach No. 1 they become more fashion conscious. Federer dropped the ponytail and beaded necklace; Nadal covered his biceps and exposed his knees. All image … Continue reading

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Godding Up Rafa

So what’s the prevailing wisdom this week? Now he’s back to being the best ever? At least back on that track at any rate. It’s funny, he seems like the same player he was two weeks ago. The same player … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Roger

After suffering another untimely defeat the questions gain volume and credibility: Has the alarm sounded on his career clock? Is he capable of winning another Slam? Is the monogrammed hat passe? Not only is Roger Federer’s reign over, never to … Continue reading

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Connors Is No. 1 Again

Jimmy Connors is the greatest player ever. And don’t just take his word for it: science now says so, too. A study out this month in PLoS ONE, a journal published by the Public Library of Science, makes the case … Continue reading

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