Archive for the 'American tennis' Category
August 6th, 2010
History Made: Roddick Drops Leaving No American Men in ATP Top 10 for First Time
For the first time in ATP history there will be no American men in the Top 10 in the rankings this Monday.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:01 pm in American tennis, ATP | 19 Comments »
August 4th, 2010
Americans Roddick, Fish, Isner, Sweeting Prevail; French Suffer Upsets in DC
Andy Roddick eased through his second match last night versus qualie Grega Zemlja to start his run at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic title.
Posted by Lynn Berenbaum @ 9:13 am in American tennis, ATP, US Open Series, Washington | 56 Comments »
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 »
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