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November 8th, 2009

Federer, Nadal Top Seeds as ATP Regular Season Closes in Paris

Sean Randall breaks down the final event of the 2009 ATP regular season, the Paris Masters.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:08 am in American Women, London, Paris, Year-End No. 1 | 42 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 »

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 »

October 3rd, 2008

American Tennis: USTA, Fans Asking ‘Who’s Next?’ and ‘When?’

If the Williams sisters were to retire with Davenport as of this writing, the U.S. would have no women in the Top 40, and three players in the Top 100 (including the 30+ Jill Craybas, and Ashley Harkleroad who is pregnant). In other words, by the time the Williams retire, U.S. women’s tennis will virtually retire with them.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 1:43 pm in American tennis, American Women, ATP, No. 1 ranking, Tennis, US Open, US Open Series, Wimbledon, WTA, WTA Tour, Year-End No. 1 | 113 Comments »

April 15th, 2008

American Tennis: Time for Clay Anguish

Sayonara North America hardcourts. Hello, European clay. For the Americans, it’s a time of anguish, when even such simple matters as making a phone call or ordering dinner exacerbate the tensions of playing on a less than familiar surface.

Posted by TennisOne @ 1:43 pm in American tennis, American Women, Clay Season, French Open, Grand Slams, Lindsay Davenport, Paris, Tennis | 33 Comments »

December 29th, 2007

WTA Tour Stars Sit Out Beginning Week of 2008

The top women’s tennis stars are opting for exhibition play or rest as none of the Top 10 players on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour are in action as the 2008 season kicks off this week at the Mondial Australian Women’s Hardcourts in Gold Coast, and at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand. ADHEREL [...]

Posted by Staff @ 2:08 pm in American Women, Lindsay Davenport, WTA, WTA Tour | 1 Comment »

December 22nd, 2007

Tennis: The Womens Game — Lessons For Us Too

There’s a strong implication recreational players can gain from the 2007. The main focus is on the world’s two best players, and as I see it, it can be grasped not just by recreational adults but also by juniors, parents, and coaches.

Posted by TennisOne @ 3:08 pm in American Women, Lindsay Davenport | 13 Comments »

September 3rd, 2007

US Open: Week 1 Summary

One week into the year’s final Grand Slam event, let’s do a quick round up of what we have seen so far. The Home Team Serena Williams and sister Venus both won a Grand Slam this year, but other than that, it hasn’t been an exceptionally great year for American tennis. Now that the tours [...]

Posted by Abe Kuijl @ 6:25 pm in American tennis, American Women, US Open | 19 Comments »

August 27th, 2007

US Open Notes: Althea Gibson; Navratilova Left Out

“It’s kind of mind-boggling,” Navratilova told Newsday. “When you have a football team and Joe Montana becomes available, you don’t say, ‘Oh, we already have a quarterback,’ but that’s exactly what happened.”

Posted by Richard Vach @ 7:11 pm in American tennis, American Women, Uncategorized | 22 Comments »

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