Found May 08, 2013 on
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS
Novak Djokovic lost to Grigor Dimitrov at the Madrid Open, and he appeared to yell something out at the fans at one point.
By Tumaini Carayol (May 7, 2013) MADRID – Under the burning lights and brash crowd of the Manolo Santana court, Grigor Dimitrov finally justified his “showtime” moniker, stealing the show by capturing the greatest victory of his career in a mammoth 7-6(6), 6-7(8), 6-3 victory over the world No. 1, Novak Djokovic at the Madrid [...]
Grigor Dimitrov earns career best win over world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in Madrid.
By Yeshayahu Ginsburg
During Wimbledon 2011, three young players that were expected by many to someday be top tennis players were all playing their second-round matches at the same time. Two of them were competing in what many thought would be their coming-out parties. One was playing quite poorly against...
Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka each lost their cool en route to early round upsets in Madrid.
Perhaps more so than others, tennis is a sport in which the gladiator narrative is consistently embraced. It features two competitors going head-to-head in a war of attrition. Heavy forehands and backhands are akin to body blows, and the repetition of these rallies akin to rounds...