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January 4th, 2014

Del Potro in Sydney; ATP/WTA Tennis Previews

Notes: Sam Stosur still injured?…Tough draws for (3) Vesnina against the Puerto Rican riser Puig, and (5) Pennetta against the former No. 1 Venus…Venus on the small-tournament guarantee-cash circuit this year?…Wildcards went to Aussies Casey Dellacqua, Olivia Rogowska and Storm Sanders…Storm Sanders is an awesome sports name, period…Pulling from the tournament were Nadia Petrova, Ashleigh Barty and Stefanie Voegele…Vesnina in last year’s final beat Barthel…Returning former champs in the field are Vesnina (2013), Barthel (2012), and Jie Zheng (2005).

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

January 4th, 2014

Serena, Nadal, Ivanovic, Li Win WTA/ATP Titles

“Every victory is important and the title today means a lot to me,” Nadal said. “It is the first time in my career that I am able to start the season with a victory. That’s always important.”

Posted by Staff @ 5:35 pm in Tennis | 16 Comments »

January 4th, 2014

Coach: Grigor Dimitrov Has To Shed The Federer Comparisons, The Nicknames And The Bad Sneakers

Grigor Dimitrov’s new coach Roger Rasheed had put the young Bulgarian star on notice: No more shenanigans!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:48 am in 2014 Season | 4 Comments »

January 4th, 2014

Roger Federer: The Margins Are Smaller On A Quicker Court

Roger Federer doesn’t agree that the faster courts in Australia are going to help him

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:19 am in Brisbane | 26 Comments »

January 4th, 2014

Serena Williams Admits She’s Never Sang Karaoke To RedFoo

Maybe not surprisingly, Serena Williams hasn’t found time to sing karaoke to RedFoo’s music.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:09 am in Brisbane | 1 Comment »

January 4th, 2014

Maria Sharapova: I’ve Found 14 Ways Not To Beat Serena

Maria Sharapova takes the positives from her loss in the Brisbane semis to Serena Williams.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:56 am in Brisbane | 3 Comments »