Archive for the '2009 Season' Category
July 24th, 2009
Roger Federer’s Wife Gives Birth to Twin Girls
Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:43 am in 2009 Season | 93 Comments »
July 14th, 2009
Rafael Nadal Says He’s OK to Go
Rafael Nadal announced today that he will resume practicing next Monday.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:26 pm in 2009 Season, Canadian Open, Injuries, Wimbledon | 476 Comments »
July 8th, 2009
The Art of Excellence: 15 Grand Slam Titles
Aristotle said it best when he said, “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”
Posted by Dan Martin @ 3:10 pm in 2009 Season, American Women, Australian Open, Davis Cup, French Open, Tennis, US Open, US Open Series, Wimbledon | 367 Comments »
June 17th, 2009
Forget Debating Tennis GOATS, Track Paradigm Shifts
The sport has changed enough in a short period of time to ask if tennis fans can accurately compare eras right next to one another.
Posted by Dan Martin @ 11:26 am in 2009 Season, ATP, Miami, Tennis | 159 Comments »
June 14th, 2009
Federer Breaks the Curse; Sampras as Pioneer
Pete Sampras sent the message that if a player were talented, self-disciplined and professional, he could exceed the seven or eight majors that seemed to be the best one could hope for in a career.
Posted by Dan Martin @ 10:35 pm in 2009 Season, Australian Open, French Open, Grand Slams, US Open, Wimbledon, Year-End No. 1 | 168 Comments »
May 23rd, 2009
Nadal Out for Fifth French Open, Can he be Stopped?
Sean Randall breaks down the men’s French Open draw.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:55 pm in 2009 Season, French Open | 64 Comments »
May 17th, 2009
Perfect Federer Takes Down Nadal in Madrid Final
Roger Federer just did the unthinkable, beating Rafael Nadal on clay in Spain in comfortable fashion.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:06 pm in 2009 Season, Clay Season, French Open, Madrid | 196 Comments »
May 17th, 2009
Can Roger Federer Beat Rafael Nadal Today in Madrid?
Sean Randall breaks down the Rafael Nadal v. Roger Federer Madrid Tennis Masters final.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:08 am in 2009 Season, Clay Season, Madrid | 85 Comments »
May 16th, 2009
Nadal Turns Away Djokovic in Magical 3-Set Epic in Madrid
Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic in an absolute epic three setter which may go down as one of the greatest matches ever.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:30 pm in 2009 Season, Madrid | 123 Comments »
May 14th, 2009
Federer v. Roddick XX Friday in Madrid; Nadal, Djokovic, Murray Also Scheduled
Sean Randalls breaks downt the Madrid quarterfinals which features Roger Federer meeting Andy Roddick for a 20th time.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:09 pm in 2009 Season, Clay Season, Madrid | 215 Comments »
May 3rd, 2009
Djokovic Gets Another Shot to Derail Nadal on Clay
Rafael Nadal puts his 29-match clay win streak on the line against Novak Djokovic today in the Rome final.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:10 am in 2009 Season, Clay Season, Rome | 72 Comments »
May 1st, 2009
Federer Looks Better, but Djokovic Next; Nadal Remains Unbeatable in Rome
Sean Randall analyzes the Rome semifinals which feature Roger Federer v. Novak Djokovic and Fernando Gonzalez v. Rafael Nadal.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:41 pm in 2009 Season, Clay Season, French Open, Rome | 108 Comments »
April 27th, 2009
Nadal on Fire Heading into Tennis Masters Rome
Sean Randall cracks open the 2009 Rome Tennis Masters Draw.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:48 pm in 2009 Season, Clay Season, Rome | 137 Comments »
April 26th, 2009
Nadal Back to Site of Last Claycourt Loss at Rome
World No. 1 Rafael Nadal returns to the site where he last lost on clay, Rome’s Foro Italico.
Posted by Staff @ 11:17 pm in 2009 Season, Clay Season, Rome | 53 Comments »
April 18th, 2009
Murray Makes it a Match, But Nadal Still King in Monte; Roddick Weds
Rafael Nadal was pushed but Andy Murray, but the Spaniard remains the King of Clay. Nadal will now meet Novak Djokovic in Sunday’s Monte Carlo finale.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:58 pm in 2009 Season, Monte Carlo | 79 Comments »