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Archive for January 29th, 2010

January 29th, 2010

Serena Williams v. Justine Henin in Australian Open Final, Who’s the Pick?

Sean Randall makes his selection for the Serena Williams, Justine Henin Australian Open final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:06 pm in Australian Open | 63 Comments »

January 29th, 2010

Tennis-X Notes: Mirza Marriage, Kim Fed Cup Off

Lacoste announced they signed No. 164-ranked Gaston Gaudio. Nice signing! As long as you don’t mind your player ever being on TV.

Posted by Staff @ 7:35 am in Tennis | 1 Comment »

January 29th, 2010

Serena v Henin: 2010 Australian Open Final Preview

The pair have some history, most notably the “talk to the hand” incident at the 2003 French Open, where the Belgian held up her hand during one of Serena’s first serves, but the chair umpire did not let the American replay the point, and Henin denied any wrongdoing. Henin subsequently won in a three-set grinder, and Serena was left a crying mess in her post-match conference, accusing the Belgian of “cheating, lying and fabricating.”

Posted by Staff @ 7:17 am in Tennis | 2 Comments »

January 29th, 2010

Federer Stomps Tsonga, Teases Murray Entering Australian Open Final

“I know he’d like to win the first [Slam title] for British tennis since what is it, 150,000 years?” Federer joked to the crowd after the match regarding Murray. “The poor guy who has to go through those moments over and over again…”

Posted by Staff @ 6:36 am in Tennis | 108 Comments »