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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 »

September 29th, 2009

Federer’s Fatigued, Querrey Falls Through Glass

What’s happening in tennis right now? On the court, not much!

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:18 pm in 2009 Season | 108 Comments »

September 29th, 2009

Safina, Venus Lose Opening Round in Tokyo; WTA Circus Continues

One day the WTA appears to have no depth, the next, more than enough depth.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:14 pm in 2009 Season, WTA | 10 Comments »

September 15th, 2009

Juan Martin del Potro — The Future is Now

The script at this point read that Federer breaks serve early in the fourth set and wins the U.S. Open. Del Potro had other ideas and saved break points in his first two service games of the fourth set. Another tiebreak was upon both players and del Potro took advantage of a Federer double fault to win again on a single mini-break. Despite saving a break point when serving at 2-0 in the fifth set, del Potro basically dominated the final frame of play.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 9:19 am in 2009 Season, American Women, ATP, French Open, Grand Slams, US Open, US Open Series, WTA | 204 Comments »

September 8th, 2009

Labor Days: The Most Wonderful Tennis Time of the Year

Andy Murray has the tools to win a Grand Slam event, but he does face a tough question: “Should I stick with a generally effective strategy of counterpunching or change strategies by developing and using bigger shots?” Internal doubts arising from this quandary might be worse than just selecting one option and committing to it.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 9:30 pm in 2009 Season, American tennis, American Women, ATP, Australian Open, Tennis, Tennis on TV, TV, US Open, US Open Series, WTA, WTA Tour | 15 Comments »

August 24th, 2009

5 US Open Dream Matches

Just for fun, I am trying something different. As the 2009 hard court season heads toward the finish line, I came up with some hypothetical matches between former U.S. Open champions.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 10:49 pm in 2009 Season, American tennis, Australian Open, No. 1 ranking, US Open, US Open Series, Year-End No. 1 | 119 Comments »

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ATP - Nov 24 WTA - Nov 24
1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Rafael Nadal3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 Kei Nishikori5 Ana Ivanovic
6 Andy Murray6 Agnieszka Radwanska
7 Tomas Berdych7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 Milos Raonic8 Caroline Wozniacki
9 Marin Cilic9 Angelique Kerber
10 David Ferrer10 Dominika Cibulkova
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