Tags: Australian Open (Tennis)

Are Women Penalized More Than Men in Tennis? Data Says No

Serena Williams argued that she was subject to a double standard when she was cited for verbal abuse by the chair umpire Carlos Ramos during the United States Open women’s final last Saturday. “There are men out here who do a lot worse than me, but because I’m a woman you are going to take…

On Tennis: Roger Federer Pursues the No. 1 Ranking Again. Why Not?

“The No. 1 tax is very low in this case,” Courier said. To scale the summit for the first time since Nov. 4, 2012, Federer need only reach the semifinals in Rotterdam. That means winning three matches, the first against the Belgian qualifier Ruben Bemelmans on Wednesday night in what will be their first meeting.…

Australian Open: Roger Federer Eases Into Final as Chung Retires

There is no dishonor in any of that. Chung has years ahead of him to become a more complete threat, and his movement dropped off after the opening games, when he was sliding, Djokovic-style into the corners. Meanwhile, the second-seeded Federer continues to bust through mental and physical barriers and will face another member of…