With the first Grand Slam just around the corner it`s appropriate to express gratitude to our top tennis players for the incredible level of competition they have brought to the game.
Over the holiday period many articles were written about some of the great matches of the last few years. There’s no question the battles of the titans, Federer and Nadal, have resulted in a much higher profile for tennis globally. The New York Times in particular has been devoting prime newspaper and Sunday magazine coverage to tennis matches and champions. Christopher Clarey recently wrote about the 2008 Wimbledon classic final ” . . . there is one tennis rivalry that casts the others into deep shadow…”
Murray, del Potro, Davydenko and Djokovic are knocking hard at the world champion door. The women`s side is equally intriguing with Henin`s return following Clisters victorious comeback last year, and both of them having the heart and talent to defeat either of the William`s sisters.