All posts in "Tennis"

Tennis classics 2013, Budapest

By János Gömöri / 2013-11-14

One returning and five new tennis stars…Tennis classics in Budapest again on December 3! Pat Rafter Source Australian former world number 1 with 11 career titles. Winner at US Open twice (1997, 1998) and runner-up twice at Wimbledon (2000, 2001). Excellent serve-and-volley player. Inducted to the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the Sport Australia […]


Dark horses, bad grass: crazy days at Wimbledon

By János Gömöri / 2013-06-27

Wimbledon started this Monday, but there are already many incredible results. Many dark horses won in the first two rounds. Due to the huge number of Eastern European tennis players, they were also part of the surprise – in some cases on the lucky, on others on the unlucky end. In the first round, Nadal was defeated by […]


Best Eastern European Tennis Players since 2000

By János Gömöri / 2013-01-28

Congratulations to the Australian Open champions Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka! Photos by mbevis Both of them are currently the number one tennis players and both of them are from Eastern Europe. Are Eastern Europeans really good at tennis, or is it just cognitive bias? Even some very early names may come to mind when one […]


How Budapest Lost Two but Gained One Great Tennis Event

By János Gömöri / 2013-01-22

Its the Australian open and luckily for us, more and more matches end up being played for 4-5 hours which means we don’t have to wake up early to watch the game. Did you see the match between Novak Djokovic and Stanislas Wawrinka on January 20th 2012? Yes, both Eastern Europeans, Wawrinka at least with […]