Tennis and Eternity

Under the glorious elms at Yarrawonga, Dips ponders the essentials of life; generational change and mortality, tennis, music, and realising, as Shakespeare wrote, that “life is but a walking shadow.”

Almanac Tennis: Can we compare the tennis greats of today to the legends of yesterday? Two different views by Philip Mendes and Lucas Lewit-Mendes

Should you compare players across eras? Philip says no, Lucas says yes. Who is right?

Summer of Tennis : The Top 15 Tennis Players 1974 – 2014

Philip Mendes has seen a lot of tennis. As we get prepared for the 2015 Australian Open, Philip ranks his 15 greatest players of the ‘modern’ era.