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February 3rd, 2011

Novak Djokovic Gregarious and Steely

Players from the former Yugoslavia who either played or came of age during the Yugoslavian Civil War have left interesting marks on the world of professional tennis.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 12:23 pm in 2009 Season, 2010 Season, 2011 Season, Tennis, US Open | 149 Comments »

June 3rd, 2010

And Then There Were Four: Rafael Nadal Seeks to Restore Order in 2010

Jurgen Melzer is the oldest and shortest player in the mix and seems to have at best a Cinderella story chance at taking the crown.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 12:16 pm in 2009 Season, 2010 Season, French Open, Miami, No. 1 ranking | 74 Comments »

December 13th, 2009 2009 Awards; Federer Named Player of Year

The 2009 Year-End Awards.

Posted by Staff @ 10:42 pm in 2009 Season, ATP, WTA | 27 Comments »

December 9th, 2009

Winner Named in 2009 Year-end ATP Top 10 Contest

The results are in and we have a winner in the 2009 Pick the Year-End Top 10 Contest.

Posted by Staff @ 10:07 pm in 2009 Season, Contests | 15 Comments »

December 6th, 2009

Nadal Leads Spain to Fourth Davis Cup Title

Rafael Nadal helped Spain capture their fourth Davis Cup title of the decade.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:30 pm in 2009 Season, Davis Cup | 9 Comments »

December 3rd, 2009

Nadal Opens with Berdych in Davis Cup Final, Verdasco Sits

Sean Randall breaks down this weekend’s Davis Cup finale between Spain and the Czech Republic.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:08 pm in 2009 Season, Davis Cup | 59 Comments »

December 2nd, 2009

Modern Warfare: Murray, Serena and Davydenko

Kim Sears has broken up with Andy Murray because the Scot spent too much time playing video games.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:45 am in 2009 Season, ATP, ITF, US Open | 53 Comments »

November 30th, 2009

Serena Williams Gets Off With Fine And A Warning

The Grand Slam Committee has finally determined a penalty for Serena Williams’ obscenity-laced tirade at this year’s U.S. Open.

Posted by Lynn Berenbaum @ 9:14 am in 2009 Season, Grand Slams, US Open | 45 Comments »

November 14th, 2009

Djokovic Blasts Nadal, Meets Monfils in Paris Final

Novak Djokovic and Gael Monfils will battle for the Paris Indoors title Sunday.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:45 pm in 2009 Season, ATP, London, Paris, Year-End No. 1 | 223 Comments »

November 7th, 2009

Djokovic Saves 3 MPs, Meets Federer in Basel; Murray Seeks Valencia Title

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will meet for a 14 time tomorrow in the final of Basel.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:24 pm in 2009 Season, ATP, No. 1 ranking | 179 Comments »

November 7th, 2009

Federer, Djokovic, Murray Bid For Weekend ATP Titles

In promises to be a strong weekend of tennis with three of the top four ranked players all in action.

Posted by Staff @ 1:47 am in 2009 Season, Tennis Masters Cup, Year-End No. 1 | 160 Comments »

November 6th, 2009

Linespeople Await Serena Williams US Open Outburst Verdict

One person told me, “The Serena thing wouldn’t be an issue in the NBA or NFL. We know there’s a lot on the line for the players, but the behavior from some of them is really getting out of hand. Her mistake was that she was on TV.”

Posted by Lynn Berenbaum @ 3:08 pm in 2009 Season, US Open | 38 Comments »

November 4th, 2009

Federer Reaches Basel QFs, Djokovic Plays Thursday; Murray Alive in Valencia

Three-time champ Roger Federer is into the Basel quarterfinals after 6-3, 6-3 win over Andreas Seppi.

Posted by Staff @ 10:02 pm in 2009 Season, ATP, Year-End No. 1 | 169 Comments »

October 17th, 2009

Davydenko Upsets Djokovic, Meets Nadal in Shanghai Final

Another retirement puts a fresh Rafael Nadal into the final against Nikolay Davydenko.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:30 pm in 2009 Season, Asia, ATP, Shanghai, WTA | 168 Comments »

October 12th, 2009

Roddick, Rafa Rip into the ATP Schedule, But Should They?

Andy Roddick and Rafael Nadal both ripped in the ATP scheduling, but are they in the right to do so?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:46 pm in 2009 Season, Asia, ATP, Schedule, Shanghai | 109 Comments »

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1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Andy Murray2 Simona Halep
3 Roger Federer3 Garbine Muguruza Blanco
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Maria Sharapova
5 Rafael Nadal5 Agnieszka Radwanska
6 Tomas Berdych6 Petra Kvitova
7 David Ferrer7 Venus Williams
8 Kei Nishikori8 Flavia Pennetta
9 Richard Gasquet9 Lucie Safarova
10 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga10 Angelique Kerber
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