Guillermo Vilas, a left-handed Argentine with a one-handed backhand, retired after two sets in a 1977 Aix-en-Provence five-set final with Ilie Năstase, apparently in protest of Năstase's use of a spaghetti strung racquet.
Grigor Dimitrov could not capitalize on the momentum of a slam SF, a MS1000 title, and a WTF title in 2017 to make it up another rung on the ladder to slam champion in the following year despite his enormous talent.
Greg Rusedski was born in Montreal and represented Canada as an ATP player for his first four years as a pro before switching to representing Great Britain by way of the fact that his mother was a native Brit.
Griekspoor is a 22-year-old Dutchman who has played his third consecutive year in the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, achieving a notable win in his opener against Karen Khachanov yet subsequently losing to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the second round.
Goffin had the misfortune of getting his foot caught in the tarp on court Suzanne Lenglen at the 2017 French Open, during his third-round match against Horacio Zeballos, and in obvious pain and distress, the Belgian soon thereafter retired.
Dogged perseverance was the key ingredient for a successful career on the courts for David Ferrer. The Spanish Terrier won titles on all surfaces, captured a MS1000, made a slam final and peaked at a #3 world ranking.
Gangly young fellow Daniil Medvedev nevertheless has superb control of his limbs and finished 2018 with the most hard court match wins of any player on the ATP World tour (38), and in 2019 is still forging ahead.
Garish is an adjective associated with the wardrobe colors chosen by a player we are familiar with around here. His skills are on display in a video made by @DreddyTennis45 that could be described as Mira mesmerizing. The associated GIF includes the droop volley at its end.
Deuce is a term that goes back to "real tennis," or "Royal tennis," a form of the game played centuries ago prior to development of modern lawn tennis. One slight difference in the two sports is the manner of game scoring.