Archive for the 'American tennis' Category
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 »
July 27th, 2009
Robby Ginepri Caps a Strong Week for U.S. Tennis
There is a buzz on the grounds as it is time to get down to crowning a champion.
Posted by Dan Martin @ 10:35 pm in 2009 Season, American tennis, Australian Open, Tennis, TV, US Open, US Open Series | 96 Comments »
March 29th, 2009
Fish, Querrey Out; American Massacre at ATP Miami, Men Go 0-5 Saturday
A bad day for the U.S. in Miami on Saturday as all five American men in action lose.
Posted by Staff @ 10:57 am in American tennis, Miami | 86 Comments »
March 25th, 2009
Can Nadal Keep it Going in Miami?
Sean Randall breaks down the Miami Sony Ericsson Open draw and ponders the question, can Rafa do it again?
Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:27 pm in 2009 Season, American tennis, ATP, Miami, WTA | 109 Comments »
February 25th, 2009
Talking Tennis with IMG/Bollettieri’s Scott Treibly
One of my latest articles was titled “The Case for only One Serve.” I believe the pros should adopt only one serve to make the points longer. Today so many of the points are just a serve and a return.
Posted by Dan Martin @ 11:50 am in American tennis, Tennis, Todd Martin | 21 Comments »
February 15th, 2009
Play Tennis Florida — Feb./March Digital Issue Online
Delray Beach ITC
The independently-owned ATP event ramps up the promotions with the VolleyGirls, fans sitting in a Porsche on the court and more, and the brains behind the PR.
BY RICHARD VACH
Posted by Richard Vach @ 12:35 pm in American tennis, Tennis | Comments Off
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