What we’ve been reading
This weekend, we take a look at what's been making headlines in the tennis media in the latest edition of our "What We've Been Reading" series.
Serena Williams’ dominance unrivalled in women’s tennis
SI.com / Bruce Jenkins / 14 May
Bruce Jenkins dissects the staggering statistics that Serena Williams has posted recently and over her closest rivals, and wonders if that at age 31, this level of dominance is unprecedented in the sport.
tennis.com / Steve Tignor / 15 May
Steven Tignor sits down with Jimmy Connors in New York to discuss the champion’s release of his autobiography, The Outsider.
Italian Open final features two of the best rivalries in tennis
SI.come / Courtney Nguyen / 18 May
MSports Illustrated blogger Courtney Nguyen previews the men’s and women’s finals of the Rome ATP/WTA event, featuring dream clashes between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, and Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka.
Novak Djokovic not in best place ahead of French Open
TenniShorts / Sandra Harwitt / 18 May
Sandra Harwitt reflects on Novak Djokovic’s preparation for the French Open – which has gone south since winning in Monte Carlo – and ponders whether he’s to be considered a likely victor at Roland Garros.
Sampras, Becker and Edberg reflect on Paris
The Tennis Space / 17 May
Pete Sampras, Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg discuss their failure to win the French Open, the only Grand Slam title missing from the collection of all three legends.