• Feb
    17
    Outrage, Controversy and the Use & Abuse of Medical Time-Outs
      Every year at every Grand Slam the issue of medical time-outs rears its head. Sports pundits, players and ex-players like myself have argued that the rules surrounding medical time-outs are too vague, contradictory, easy to abuse, and hard to enforce. A best-of-5 set Grand Slam match is a marathon no matter how you look… Read more
  • Feb
    15
    My Championship Diet – Then vs Now
      Some things have changed a lot since I was a professional player. Other things not so much. The two “off court” things that have changed the most are diet and recovery. Many believe that it’s fitness training that has advanced the most since the 80’s and that may be true for some observers and coaches… Read more
  • Sep
    09
    What makes a tennis champion? Natural talent or hard work?
        This question was originally asked during an “ask me anything” Quora Session I hosted. I’ve updated, improved and expanded upon that answer here. The short answer is that it’s a combination of the two rather than one or the other. Genes absolutely play an important role in determining the potential of our athletic… Read more
  • Sep
    01
    Djokovic’s fan following versus Federer and Nadal
      This question was originally asked during an “ask me anything” Quora Session I hosted. I’ve updated, improved and expanded upon that answer here. My immediate feeling is that Novak isn’t as popular as Roger or Rafa simply because he’s not them. Make no mistake, Djokovic is a very likable, popular and respected guy but… Read more