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August 14th, 2008

McEnroe Defaulted in Senior Tennis After Abusing Umpire, Crowd

“Has anything changed?” said opponent MaliVai Washington. “I guess he has one of those explosive personalities, you could say. There are a lot of things I can deal with, disputed line calls, stoppage in play. I have an issue when my opponent starts berating people, fans, and umpires. I said something to the official. As players, we are in control of the match. Officials are in charge of the integrity of the game.”

Posted by Richard Vach @ 8:10 pm in senior tour, Tennis | 16 Comments »

August 14th, 2008

Federer, Blake, Olympic Tennis a Tough Find

Why, oh why is there zero interest in following the best tennis players in the world as they battle for gold? Is it because they play one another all the time anyway? Yeah, that’s part of it, I’m sure. Is it because the sport is dominated by athletes with powerful forehands and punchless personalities? Yes, I think that has something to do with it as well.

Posted by Staff @ 7:21 pm in Tennis | 21 Comments »