Author: Ubaldo Scanagatta

Sports journalist who played decent tennis,not yet bored having covered 132 Grand Slams, moving eyes behind white or yellow balls

(VIDEO) Monte Carlo Day 5: Novak Djokovic Bows Out, Rafael Nadal Impresses

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 19/04/2018

Ubaldo Scanagatta rounds up Thursday’s action at the Monte Carlo Masters.

John McEnroe Exclusive: “Kyrgios Is Picking Up From Where Nastase And I Left Off”

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 02/04/2018

The American legend – now working as a tennis analyst and announcer for Eurosport - talks to Ubaldo Scanagatta about the similarities between the bad ...

[AUDIO] Federer’s Paradoxal Fragility In Tiebreakers Rises Again

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 25/03/2018

Hall of Famer Steve Flink with Ubaldo Scanagatta's podcast: this time he didn't have match points, but the Swiss phenomenon loses another match he shouldn't ...

Why Is Federer Losing Matches Squandering Match-Points?

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 20/03/2018

Roger Federer (zimbio.com) INDIAN WELLS – The Indian Wells final between Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro was certainly one of the best matches ...

Will Billions Of Dollars Revive The Davis Cup?

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 28/02/2018

The revolutionary idea of the ITF to modernize the Davis Cup is surrounded by many doubts concerning the format and location. While something needs to ...

Roger Federer “The Phenom” is the oldest No. 1 at 36 years of age

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 16/02/2018

ROTTERDAM – It’s history. At 36 years, 6 months and 11 days old, Roger Federer will be once again No. 1 in the world when ...

AUSTRALIAN OPEN DAY 14: Roger Federer deserves a standing ovation

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 29/01/2018

Roger Federer (zimbio.com) MELBOURNE –  20 times Roger Federer. For us ordinary human beings, it is impossible to predict how long the Swiss phenom will ...

AUSTRALIAN OPEN DAY 13: Wozniacki’s maiden Slam and back to world No. 1

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 27/01/2018

MELBOURNE –  On November 2nd, 2014, Caroline Wozniacki ran the New York marathon in 3 hours and 26 minutes, while Serena Williams waited for her ...

AUSTRALIAN OPEN DAY: Is it more difficult to reach 30 Slam finals or win 20 of them?

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 27/01/2018

Roger Federer (zimbio.com) MELBOURNE –  The records keep on coming for the incredible Roger Federer. With a remarkable Australian fortnight, Roger has reached an astonishing ...

AUSTRALIAN OPEN: Cilic reaches the final, the ladies’ semis provide fantastic entertainment

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 26/01/2018

Marin Cilic (zimbio.com) MELBOURNE –  Marin Cilic is not the type of player that will electrify the crowd or sell out stadiums, but this tall ...

AUSTRALIAN OPEN: Are there too many hard-court tournaments?

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 24/01/2018

MELBOURNE –  After retiring from his quarterfinal match against Marin Cilic, Rafa Nadal was demoralized, frustrated and as close to desperate as I have ever ...

Chung-Sandgren is a surprising quarterfinal

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 23/01/2018

MELBOURNE – On a day that saw Roger Federer prevail over Marton Fucsovics of Hungary and reach the Australian Open quarterfinals for the 14th time, ...

Australian Open Day Six: Zverev and Sharapova disappoint, Italy flirts with history

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 21/01/2018

MELBOURNE – World No. 4 Sascha Zverev was once again upset by a lower ranked opponent in the early rounds of a Grand Slam tournament. ...

Australian Open: Is Camila Giorgi too old to become a top player?

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 20/01/2018

MELBOURNE –  After a strong showing in Sydney and a hard-fought battle against world No. 18 and local star Ashleigh Barty in Melbourne, Camila Giorgi ...

Australian Open Day Four: Djokovic and Federer advance, Wawrinka and Muguruza are out

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 19/01/2018

MELBOURNE – It has been a horrible Australian Open for many players that performed incredibly well at this tournament last year, beginning with a few ...

Australian Open Day Two: From Djokovic’s revolution to Maria’s kiss

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 17/01/2018

MELBOURNE – After Novak Djokovic organized a secret meeting with about a hundred fellow ATP Tour players during the ongoing Australian Open, most of the ...

Australian Open Day One: The 30 most talked about topics

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 16/01/2018

I will start with saying that this Australian Open is Grand Slam No. 200 of the Open Era and 50 of them were won by ...

Roger Federer And Rafael Nadal Clear Favourites At Australian Open

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 11/01/2018

Roger and Rafa are set to renew their rivalry in Melbourne. Their popularity is making them two of the most influential cultural icons of the ...

Sarah Clarke: Sliding Doors From Wimbledon To Buckingham Palace

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 19/11/2017

Article translated by Giovanni Vianello and Carlo Carnevale After more than thirty years at Wimbledon, Sarah Clarke becomes the first woman named "Usher of the ...

An Incredible Final For An Incredible Season

Ubaldo Scanagatta- 19/11/2017

The 2017 tennis season was full of surprises, with Cilic reaching the final at Wimbledon and Anderson in New York. An unexpected final between two ...