US Open: Daniil Medvedev angers crowd by tossing aside towel, giving obscene gesture – USA TODAY

US Open: Daniil Medvedev angers crowd by tossing aside towel, giving obscene gesture – USA TODAY

CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev drew the ire of the New York crowd Friday night with a meltdown and a sneaky obscene gesture during his third-round match against Spain’s Feliciano Lopez in the U.S. Open.  And he had another message for the booing fans after he won. Medvedev, […]

The Evolution of Tennis in Four Grips – The New York Times

Take a look above at the forehand of Karen Khachanov. Notice his odd wrist contortion and that his hand is completely under the racket handle at contact. Khachanov is using a Western grip, a nearly 180-degree shift from the Continental forehand grip of say, Rod Laver, one of the game’s icons from the past, who […]