hard court

  1. The Blond Blur

    Is Timmy Now a More Accomplished Hard Court Player?

    Now that he's made the AO final, has Timmy's HC achievements surpassed those on clay? Here's the tale of tape. HC: 1 slem F (outcome TBD) and 1 QF 1 Tour Finals F 1 MS1000 W 5 titles (1 250, 3 500's, and the aforementioned MS1000) CC: 2 slem F and 2 SF 2 MS1000 F 10 titles on (8 250's...
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    Match Stats/Report - Becker vs McEnroe, Stratton Mountain semi-final, 1986

    Boris Becker beat John McEnroe 3-6, 7-5, 7-6(8) in the Stratton Mountain semi-final, 1986 on hard court Becker had recently won his second Wimbledon title and would go onto lose the final to Ivan Lendl. McEnroe, the defending champion, was playing his first tournament of the season after a...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Connors, Canadian Open semi-final, 1985

    John McEnroe beat Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-3 in the Canadian Open semi-final, 1985 on hard court in Montreal McEnroe was the defending champion and would go onto beat Ivan Lendl in the final. Connors was ranked 4th at the time McEnroe won 62 points, Connors 39 McEnroe serve-volleyed off all but 1...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Federer, Dubai final 2006

    Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the Dubai final, 2006 on hard court Nadal would go on to hold the world number 2 ranking for the entire year, while the result ended Federer's record 56 consecutive hard court matches won and was 1 of 5 matches he would lose all year (4 of the...
  5. M

    Kokkinakis hurt again???.... I was looking forward to his match with Nadal.

    What is up with Kokkinakis is he even a pro anymore? I never see him play...
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    Duel Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs Becker, US Open semi-finals 90 & 95

    In 1990, Andre Agassi beat Boris Becker 6-7(10), 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 in the semifinal of the US Open on hard court Becker had been the defending champion (https://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/index.php?threads/stats-for-1989-uso-final-becker-lendl.195281/), while Agassi would go on to lose the final...
  7. J

    Hard court shoes for senior player

    Love playing tennis, but I'm in late 40s and it has taken a toll on my body. I have athritis on both knees but it's manageable. During summer I've played mostly on clay, sometimes several hours a week without a problem. Now I've played on a hard court for the first time, and my knees are still...
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