Author: Matthew Marolf

Wimbledon Day 13 Preview: The Gentlemen’s Championship

Matthew Marolf- 16/07/2017

Roger Federer (zimbio.com) On the last day of play at The Championships, Roger Federer will vie to become the winningest man of all-time at the ...

Wimbledon Day 12 Preview: The Ladies’ Championship

Matthew Marolf- 15/07/2017

Garbine Muguruza (zimbio.com) This will be a historic weekend at The Championships.  Two of the greatest Wimbledon champions of all-time are defying Father Time and ...

Wimbledon Day 11 Preview: The Gentlemen’ Semifinals

Matthew Marolf- 14/07/2017

Roger Federer (zimbio.com) We’re down to the final four men in the gentlemen’s draw, with only one of the “big four” remaining. That would of ...

Wimbledon Day 10 Preview: The Ladies’ Semifinals

Matthew Marolf- 13/07/2017

Johanna Konta (zimbio.com) We’re down to four women remaining in the ladies’ draw, with none of the top four seeds advancing to this stage. One ...

Wimbledon Day 9 Preview: The Gentlemen’s Quarter-Finals

Matthew Marolf- 12/07/2017

Andy Murray (zimbio.com) Following Gilles Muller’s upset of Rafael Nadal in the match of the tournament on Monday, we are left with three of the ...

Wimbledon Day 8 Preview: The Ladies’ Quarter-finals

Matthew Marolf- 11/07/2017

Garbine Muguruza (zimbio.com) With a pregnant Serena Williams absent from this year’s Championships, and pre-tournament co-favorites Petra Kvitova and Karolina Pliskova both losing in the ...

Wimbledon Day 7 Preview: Six Must-See Matches

Matthew Marolf- 10/07/2017

Angelique Kerber (zimbio.com) Today is the best tennis day of the year. Day 7 at Wimbledon features all 16 round of 16 matches in the ...

Wimbledon Day 6 Preview: Five Must-See Matches

Matthew Marolf- 08/07/2017

Garbine Muguruza (zimbio.com) Saturday at Wimbledon will be the conclusion of the first week’s action, before the traditional day of rest on Sunday. By the ...

Wimbledon Day 5 Preview: Five Must-See Matches

Matthew Marolf- 07/07/2017

Heather Watson (zimbio.com) The fifth day of play at Wimbledon will see the first half of the third round in the men’s and ladies’ singles ...

Wimbledon Day 4 Preview: Five Must-See Matches

Matthew Marolf- 06/07/2017

Gael Monfils (zimbio.com) On a day when the top contenders for the men’s and ladies’ championships are heavy favorites in their second round matches, the ...

Wimbledon Day 3 Preview: Five Must-See Matches

Matthew Marolf- 05/07/2017

Victoria Azarenka (zimbio.com) Wednesday at Wimbledon will see both British number ones take to Centre Court. This is the first year in a long time ...

Wimbledon Day 2 Preview: Five Must-See Matches

Matthew Marolf- 04/07/2017

Juan Martin del Potro (zimbio,.com) The second day of play at The Championships will see the first matches of the fortnight for Roger Federer and ...

Wimbledon Day 1 Preview: Five Must-See Matches

Matthew Marolf- 03/07/2017

Andy Murray (zimbio.com) The two Mondays of play at Wimbledon are my favorite tennis days of the year.  The second Monday is full of excitement ...

The ATP Q2 Report Card

Matthew Marolf- 02/07/2017

Rafael Nadal (zimbio.com) Examining the performances of the most notable players from the second three months of the season, as well as their prospects heading ...

The WTA Q2 Report Card

Matthew Marolf- 02/07/2017

Jelena Ostapenko (zimbio.com) Examining the performances of the most notable players from the second three months of the season, as well as their prospects heading ...

Are Tennis Matches Too Short?

Matthew Marolf- 29/06/2017

Alexander Zverev (L) and Roger Federer (zimbio.com) A few weeks ago I posed the question “Are Tennis Matches Too Long?”  I wrote in-depth about proposed ...

French Open Day 15 Preview: The Men’s Singles Final

Matthew Marolf- 11/06/2017

Rafael Nadal (zimbio.com) Rafael Nadal is 9-0 in French Open finals, while Stan Wawrinka is 3-0 in major finals. One of those streaks must give ...

French Open Day 14 Preview: The Women’s Singles Final

Matthew Marolf- 10/06/2017

Simona Halep (zimbio.com) The first meeting between Simona Halep and Jelena Ostapenko will see one of them become a first-time major champion in Roland Garros. ...

French Open Day 13 Preview: The Men’s Semifinals

Matthew Marolf- 09/06/2017

Rafael Nadal (zimbio.com) Friday’s lineup at Roland Garros features two blockbuster semifinals with four players in impressive form.  Three of the four semifinalists have not ...

French Open Day 11 Preview: Looking at the Final Four Quarter-finals

Matthew Marolf- 07/06/2017

Andy Murray (zimbio.com) Following yesterday’s troublesome weather at Roland Garros, six matches will take place today. All four men’s quarter-finals will get underway as well ...