Tennis has always been my obsession. What better way to channel that obsession than writing about it? After 18 months of blogging with Sportsblog.com as the writer of A Fan Obsesseds blog, all the while completing my Bachelors in history and French, I joined VAVEL so that I can better share my love and knowledge of tennis with the world.
After a slow start, Rafael Nadal brought some of his best hard court tennis to Arthur Ashe Stadium as he powered past former champion Juan Martin del Potro to book his place in the final with a four-set victory.
12th seed Pablo Carreno Busta put an end to 18-year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov's remarkable run at the US Open in the fourth round on Sunday with a straight-sets victory, taking advantage of an inconsistent performance from the youngster.
After dropping the opening set for the second match in a row, Rafael Nadal found his top gear in the second set of his third round clash with Leonardo Mayer, eventually powering his way to a four-set victory.
The two greatest men's singles players in history will inevitably add a new chapter to their historic rivalry over the coming fortnight at the US Open, as the two legends will do battle for the world number one ranking.
Garbine Muguruza put on a masterclass in the final of the Western and Southern Open to crush Simona Halep and her world number one dreams. After the match, Muguruza almost struggled to put her thoughts into words.
One more match. Twelve games. 48 points. That's all that separates Simona Halep from her goal of becoming the number one player in the world. For the third time this season, the Romanian has a chance to claim the top spot and this time, she is coming in as hot as ever.