Novak Djokovic just took the court to take on Fernando Verdasco in the quarterfinals. He’s a win away from playing Roger Federer for a third straight year at the U.S. Open (assuming Federer wins tonight against Robin Soderling), but there’s very little buzz surrounding Novak this year.
Just over two weeks ago, Djokovic hired Todd Read More
I just caught up with the retired American Todd Martin to talk about the Mardy Fish-Rafael Nadal match later tonight.
Martin has been in Fish’s shoes a million times: playing someone who is clearly very much better than him, needing to figure out a way to grind his way to a victory.
When Read More
I asked tennis’ most consistent overachiever over the last 15 years, retired American Todd Martin, what he would do to beat Roger Federer.
His answer: “For me, as somewhat limited as my game was, there’s only one option: to be as aggressive as I can—to get him on the first hit as often as possible. Read More
During the final week of the U.S. Open, a ripple of anxiety rifled the normal calm of Manhattan men in their late 20′s and early 30′s. Call it Todd Martin Syndrome.
It hit one 31-year-old television writer as he was sitting in his living room, watching Mr. Martin’s demanding fourth-round match against Carlos Moya. “I’m Read More