1. W

    Match Stats/Report - Ivanisevic vs Sampras, Manchester final, 1991

    Goran Ivanisevic beat Pete Sampras 6-4, 6-4 in the Manchester final, 1991 on grass It was the Ivanisevic's first title on grass. Sampras had been the defending champion. This was the pair's first match on grass. They'd go onto play 5 more, with Sampras winning 4 of them Ivanisevic won...
  2. James P

    Week of 7/12/21: ATP 500 Hamburg, ATP 250 Bastad, ATP 250 Newport

    Three tournaments in play this week, Hamburg clay, Bastad clay, and Newport grass. Hamburg: Bastad: Newport:
  3. Enceladus

    2021 Wimbledon Women's Final - [1; AUS] Ashleigh Barty vs. [8; CZE] Karolina Pliskova

    WTA H2H: 4-2 for Barty GS H2H: 1-0 for Pliskova For both of them, the triumph at Wimbledon would mean great satisfaction - in the event of a triumph, Barty would show that she is a well-deserved World No. 1, so far benefiting from a distorted covid rating. Pliskova would be reach her premiere...
  4. Enceladus

    2021 Wimbledon - WTA discussion

    Defending champion: Simona Halep (she will not defend the title due to a calf injury) Past Wimbledon champions, who will participating in the 2021 edition: Serena Williams (2002-03, 2009-10, 2012, 2015-16), Venus Williams (2000-01, 2005, 2007-08), Petra Kvitová (2011, 2014), Garbine Muguruza...
  5. Enceladus

    2021 Wimbledon - Men's Singles - Tournament thread

    Defending champion: Novak Djokovic (5-time Wimbledon winner (2011, 2014-15, 2018-19)) Past Wimbledon champions, who will participating in the 2021 edition: Roger Federer (2003-07, 2009, 2012, 2017), Andy Murray (2013, 2016) Official website: Link to draw...
  6. Rafa4LifeEver

    2021 halle open R32 :- Roger Federer vs I. Ivashka

    Roger returne to grass after 2 years. How do you think the match goes??
  7. W

    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs Cash, Queen's Club quarter-final, 1992

    Stefan Edberg beat Pat Cash 6-7(7), 7-6(4), 6-3 in the Queen's Club quarter-final, 1992 on grass Edberg was the defending champion and would go onto lose in the semis to Shuzo Matsuoka. Cash was a wild card, ranked 214 at the time and would finish the year with a 5-4 win loss record...
  8. W

    Match Stats/Report - Hewitt vs Sampras, Queen's Club final, 2000

    Lleyton Hewitt beat Pete Sampras 6-4, 6-4 in the Queen's Club final, 2000 on grass It was Hewitt's first win over Sampras and first of 3 titles in a row at the event. Sampras was the defending champion would go onto win his 7th Wimbledon immediately after. The two had met in the semis the...
  9. W

    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs A. Zverev, Halle final, 2017

    Roger Federer beat Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 in the Halle final, 2017 on grass It was Federer's 9th title at the event and he would follow up by winning Wimbledon for a record breaking 8th time shortly after. Zverev had beaten Federer in the semi finals the previous year and would go onto...
  10. daggerman

    Poll: Which NextGen player will become the best grass court player?

    To date, none of the NextGen players (for these purposes, we'll say that includes players Medvedev's age and younger) have so much as made a QF at Wimbledon, so it's hard to predict who among them will have the best chances to collect Wimbledon trophies going forward. But based on their games...
  11. J

    Match Stats/Report - Becker vs Connors, Queen's Club final, 1987

    tremendous recap; would like to go re-watch this one on You Tube. I recall Connors playing pretty aggressively...and having his chances. Boris seemed a bit off, but as you say, Connors was clobbering the returns. It was a lot of fun to watch and a reminder of what Connors could do...Boris was...
  12. W

    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Martin vs Sampras & Sampras vs Forget, Queen's Club finals, 1994 & 1995

    Todd Martin beat Pete Sampras 7-6(4), 7-6(4) in the Queen's Club final, 1994 on grass It was Martin's only grass court title and Tim Henman, Greg Rusedski and Stefan Edberg were among those he beat in route to the final. Sampras was playing his first final at the event. He would go onto...
  13. W

    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Curren, Australian Open final, 1984

    Mats Wilander beat Kevin Curren 6-7(5), 6-4, 7-6(3), 6-2 in the Australian Open final, 1984 on grass Wilander was the defending champion and this was his second title at the event. He would go on to add a then Open Era record third title in 1988. It was Curren's first Slam final, and he...
  14. M

    Stats for 1987 Queen's Final(Becker-Connors)

    Becker d Connors 6-7(3), 6-3, 6-4 my stats Becker served at 54%(54 of 105) Connors served at 77%(74 of 96) Becker won 41 of 54 points on 1st serve(76%) He won 20 of 51 on 2nd(39%) Connors won 40 of 74 points on 1st serve(54%) He won 12 of 22 on 2nd(54%) Becker had 28 non...
  15. AnOctorokForDinner

    Nadal's grasscourt peak

  16. W

    Match Stats/Report - Newcombe vs Connors, Australian Open final, 1975

    John Newcombe beat Jimmy Connors 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(7) in the Australian Open final, 1975 on grass It was Newcombe's second Australian Open title and the last of his 5 Open Era Slam titles. Connors was the defending champion, having entered the event for the first time the previous...
  17. W

    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs Wilander, Australian Open final, 1985

    Stefan Edberg beat Mats Wilander 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 in the Australian Open final, 1985 on grass Edberg was 19 years old, ranked 6th in the world and this was his first Slam title. He'd apparently saved 2 match points in beating Wally Masur earlier in the 4th round and also come through another 5...
  18. W

    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Lendl, Australian Open final, 1983

    Mats Wilander beat Ivan Lendl 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 in the Australian Open final, 1983 on grass It was the first of Wilander's 3 Australian Open titles and saw Lendl's record in Slam finals go to 0-4. Wilander would defend the title the following year and Lendl would win his first Slam at next...
  19. Bender

    Clay is the OG surface

    Clay used to be made of clay, but now it's made of clay that's been fired up like Nadal at Barcelona 2R, then crushed like fedr at the 2008 Roland Garros final. Now there are two other surfaces; three if you include indoors as a surface (it is not). Grass This surface is basically what you get...
  20. W

    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Safin, Halle final 2005

    Roger Federer beat Marat Safin 6-4, 6-7(6), 6-4 in the Halle final, 2005 on grass It was Federer's 3rd title at the venue (all in succession) and he would go onto win Wimbledon for the 3rd time in a row after it. Safin was the reigning Australian Open champion, having beaten Federer in the semi...
  21. W

    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Henman, Queens Club final, 1999

    Pete Sampras beat Tim Henman 6-7(1), 6-4, 7-6(4) in the Queen's Club final, 1999 on grass It was Sampras' second title at the venue, his first of the year and he would go onto win a then Open Era record 6th Wimbledon soon after Sampras won 125 points, Henman 124 Sampras serve-volleyed off all...
  22. W

    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Hewitt, Queens Club semi-final, 1999

    Pete Sampras beat Lleyton Hewitt 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(4) in the Queen's Club semi-final, 1999 on grass Sampras would go onto beat Tim Henman in the final. Hewitt was 18 years old Sampras won 106 points, Hewitt 100 Sampras serve-volleyed off all his serves (Note: I'm missing 2 points - 1 service...
  23. W

    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Ivanisevic, Queens Club quarter-final, 1999

    Pete Sampras beat Goran Ivanisevic 7-5, 6-3 in the Queen's Club quarter-final, 1999 on grass The win saw ensured Sampras returning to world number 1 and he would go onto win the title, as well as Wimbledon afterwards Sampras won 74 points, Ivanisevic 67 Both players serve-volleyed off all...
  24. Znak

    Wimbledon grass wear over the ages

    Neat article showing the different wear patterns over different eras (there's more photos I just picked a few):
  25. W

    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Connors vs McEnroe, Queens Club finals '82 & '83

    In 1982, Jimmy Connors beat John McEnroe 7-5, 6-3 in the Queens Club final on grass Connors would go onto beat McEnroe in the final of the upcoming Wimbledon also Connors won 68 points, McEnroe 57 Connors serve-volleyed off almost all his first serves and rarely off second. McEnroe...
  26. W

    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Roddick, Queens Club semi-final, 2008

    Rafael Nadal beat Andy Roddick 7-5, 6-4 in the Queens Club semi-final, 2008 on grass Nadal would go onto beat Novak Djokovic in the final ( and win Wimbledon...
  27. W

    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Djokovic, Queens Club final, 2008

    Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 7-6(6), 7-5 in the final of the Queen's Club final, 2008 on grass Nadal would go onto win Wimbledon ( a couple of weeks later Nadal won 88 points...
  28. HetTheGreaterer

    FAA flying under the radar

    FAA has just made Stuttgart atp250 final. Probably the only nextgen guy who can be a grass specialist as well. (Had my hopes on sascha when he made back to back halle finals, but...) I couldn't watch any of his matches so I'd depend upon all of you guys to know about his game elements this week...
  29. W

    Match Stats/Report - Becker vs Edberg, Queens final, 1996

    Boris Becker beat Stefan Edberg 6-4, 7-6(3) in the Queens Club final, 1996 on grass The win gave Becker the last of his 4 titles at Queens and this was the last match between the two rivals. The head to head between ended 25-10 in Becker's favour, including 3-0 at this venue - including...