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May 8th, 2010

Crafty Martinez Sanchez Beats Jankovic for WTA Rome Crown

“My game isn’t typical, not even to the other Spanish players, but that’s the key. I like doing a lot of different things, coming to the net, playing drop shots,” Martinez Sanchez said. “When I was small, Martina Navratilova was still on the TV, and since I was young I have always liked coming to the net. When I was seven or eight I always hit the ball then went straight into the net.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:28 pm in Tennis | 6 Comments »

May 8th, 2010

Kuznetsova Upset, Serena Williams Headlines Loaded Field at WTA Madrid

The Top 8 players in the world make up the top eight seeds in Madrid: Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Dinara Safina, Venus Williams, Kuznetsova, Elena Dementieva, Jelena Jankovic and Sam Stosur.

Posted by Staff @ 11:09 pm in Tennis | 8 Comments »

May 8th, 2010

Federer Can’t Even Reach Estoril Final; All-American Title Tussle Set in Serbia

Albert Montanes stunned World No. 1 Roger Federer 6-2, 7-6(5) this afternoon at a rainy Estoril Open.

Posted by Staff @ 7:18 pm in Estoril, Videos | 152 Comments »

May 8th, 2010

Fernando Verdasco New Adidas Commercial [Video]

Adidas has a new Fernando Verdasco commercial.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:45 pm in Madrid, Videos | 1 Comment »

May 8th, 2010

Nadal Leads Spanish Party in Madrid, Closes on No. 2 Ranking

Sean Randall previews the Madrid draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:11 pm in Madrid | 113 Comments »

May 8th, 2010

Novak Djokovic Withdraws from Madrid

Suffering discomfort from allergies, Novak Djokovic has announced officially withdrawn from the Madrid 1000 Tennis Open at the Magic Box. Djokovic will be replaced in the draw by Stephane Robert. The story is here and the news is confirmed on the Spanish version of the Madrid tennis website. Djokovic raised many eyebrows yesterday by retiring [...]

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:40 am in Madrid | 193 Comments »

May 8th, 2010

Serena Holds Hand Up in Tiebreak, Says She’s Not Like Justine [Video]

Serena Williams may have told Jelena Jankovic that she’s not like Justine!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:23 am in Rome | 27 Comments »