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May 7th, 2010

The State of American Clay Court Tennis

American tennis players seem to completely forget how to play tennis once the tour shifts to Europe and the surface gets softer.

Posted by Special @ 7:00 pm in American tennis, Clay Season | 9 Comments »

February 21st, 2010

Davis Cuppers Querrey, Isner Meet in Memphis Final

New American stars Sam Querrey and John Isner meet for the Memphis title.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:25 am in American tennis, Memphis | 27 Comments »

February 8th, 2010

Poll: Who Will be the Next American to Win Their First Grand Slam?

I’m asking who among the next generation of American players will take home a Grand Slam title.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:18 pm in American tennis, Grand Slams | 28 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 »

August 19th, 2009

Cincinnati Day 2 – Hewitt, Simon, Ferrer Show Mental Toughness

Watching the #9 and #27 players in the world from close range at 7-6, 6-7 was awesome.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 2:49 pm in 2009 Season, American tennis, ATP, Cincinnati, Tennis, TV, US Open, Wimbledon | 77 Comments »

August 18th, 2009

Cincinnati Day 1 – Safin and a Spanish Flavor

The number of players a fan can see at close range on the practice courts and side courts is always great on the first few days of an event.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 6:18 pm in 2009 Season, American tennis, ATP, Cincinnati, indianapolis | 50 Comments »

August 7th, 2009

Legg Mason: Roddick’s 500th, Quarters Set

In the highlight match of the evening, Andy Roddick became the 36th player in the Open Era to reach 500 career match victories.

Posted by Lynn Berenbaum @ 11:26 am in 2009 Season, American tennis, ATP, US Open Series, Washington | 89 Comments »

August 6th, 2009

Legg Mason: Roddick Rolls, Crowds Enjoy Side Courts

As I was watching the mano y mano between Spaniard countrymen Juan Carlos Ferrero and Tommy Robredo in the grandstand yesterday, I overheard someone nearby say, “The stadium’s got the names, but out here, we got the games!”

Posted by Lynn Berenbaum @ 12:37 pm in American tennis, Tennis, Washington | 168 Comments »

August 5th, 2009

Legg Mason: Mr. Roddick Goes to the White House

Speaking of tickets. For grins, I stopped by the Lacoste store on M St. to check out how the Roddick ticket give-away was going. There was a healthy and well organized line, with a few people also walking out with shopping bags to boot. Well done all around.

Posted by Lynn Berenbaum @ 12:22 pm in 2009 Season, American tennis, ATP, Washington | 11 Comments »

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