The 76 consecutive appearances at Grand Slam stages for Bryan brothers concludes in the City (of Light) where their streak began 19 years ago, in the last century. Jaw-dropping, unique, fascinating, what an incomparable durability test accomplished by these two American twin brothers! Once upon a time, in 1999, arguably the successful doubles pairing of . . .
At midway (but not turning!) point of his missionary journey towards to Paris, we stoically witnessed the latest overwhelming one-week powerhouse performance of Rafael Nadal. The 31-year old Majorcan “committed” a hit-and-run tennis versus his newfangled challenger from Greece, accomplishing the Mediterranean Double (Monte-Carlo + Barcelona) 10 times in his illustrious career. Although, the 11th . . .