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August 18th, 2013

Serena Gags To Azarenka, Nadal Beats Isner To Raise 2013 Cincinnati Title

During an extended point late in the third-set tiebreak that saw Azarenka near the net tracking a ball that left a completely open court, Williams instead of bunting it into the open court guided a two-handed backhand long.

Posted by Staff @ 9:44 pm in Tennis | 69 Comments »

August 18th, 2013

Will Isner Pull? Previews: ATP Winston-Salem, WTA New Haven

Notes: Will Isner pull out after his draining run in Cincinnati? Probably…Not a lot of floating talent, and all 16 seeds receive first-round byes…Potentially tough opening-round match-ups for seeds after byes include (11) Nieminen vs. (WC) Fish, (9) Melzer vs. the rising Dutchman Sijsling, and (5) Paire vs. Blake…Other wildcards went to Berdych, Spain’s Fernando “Hot Sauce” Verdasco, and Belgian Romain Bogaerts…Pulling from the event were Carlos Berlocq, Nikolay Davydenko, Marcel Granollers, Tommy Haas, Albert Ramos, the doping-suspended Viktor Troicki, and Horacio Zeballos…Isner is the two-time defending champion, last year beating Berdych in the final.

Posted by Staff @ 2:08 pm in Tennis | 6 Comments »

August 18th, 2013

Roger Federer: The Loss To Rafa Was Still A Good Step In The Right Direction

Roger Federer is encouraged by his play after losing to Rafael Nadal Friday night.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:44 am in Cincinnati | 9 Comments »

August 18th, 2013

Andy Roddick Made His Debut Last Night On Fox Sports 1, Here’s How Twitter Reacted [Video]

Andy Roddick made his debut last night on Fox Sport 1’s new Fox Sports Live TV show.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:31 am in Tennis on TV, Videos | 13 Comments »