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April 9th, 2011

Karlovic Towers Over Isner, Fish Upset in Houston; Wozniacki v. Jankovic in Charleston

Ivo Karlovic continues his comeback, Azarenka stays hot while Wozniacki plays Jankovic in Charleston.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:26 am in Clay Season | 6 Comments »

June 9th, 2010

Clay Court Carry Over – Will Recent History Trump Older Trends at Wimbledon 2010?

French Open results have not typically indicated likely Wimbledon success.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 11:24 pm in Clay Season, French Open, Grass season, Halle, Queens, Wimbledon | 95 Comments »

June 6th, 2010

Nadal Runs Clay Table, Wins Fifth French Open in Dominating Fashion; Returns to No. 1

Rafael Nadal reclaimed Roland Garros capturing his fifth career French Open title.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:21 pm in Clay Season, French Open, Wimbledon, Year-End No. 1 | 189 Comments »

May 15th, 2010

Federer vs. Nadal XXI

Exactly one year has passed since Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal last played each other on the tennis court.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 10:03 pm in 2010 Season, ATP, Clay Season, Madrid, No. 1 ranking, Tennis | 17 Comments »

May 7th, 2010

Djokovic Outdoes Himself, Retires at Own Event; Federer in Estoril SFs

Novak Djokovic actually retired from a match at his own tournament. No really, he did.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:00 pm in Clay Season, Estoril | 43 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 »

May 4th, 2010

3D Federer Opens Estoril Play Wednesday; Madrid Next for Nadal

Roger Federer will be in 3D tomorrow in Estoril.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:49 pm in Clay Season, Estoril, Madrid | 26 Comments »

May 3rd, 2010

Midpoint of the Clay Season, Nadal Still the King

The big questions posed in the beginning of the clay court season was whether or not Rafael Nadal would resume his dominance and who would be able to derail him?

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 12:28 pm in Barcelona, Clay Season, Estoril, French Open, Madrid, Monte Carlo, Rome | 57 Comments »

April 19th, 2010

Rafael Nadal Withdraws From Barcelona

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from Barcelona.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:18 pm in Barcelona, Clay Season | 101 Comments »

April 18th, 2010

Nadal Nukes Monte Carlo Field for Sixth Straight Title

Rafael Nadal is still the King of Clay.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:10 pm in Clay Season, Monte Carlo | 118 Comments »

April 17th, 2010

Red Hot Rafael Nadal Ready to End Titleless Spell v. Verdasco Sunday in Monte Carlo

Lefty Spaniards Rafael Nadal and Fernando Verdasco lock up for the 2010 Monte Carlo title.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:02 pm in Clay Season, Monte Carlo | 123 Comments »

April 16th, 2010

Nadal Steamrolls into Monte Carlo SFs, Ferrer Next

Sean Randall previews the Monte Carlo semifinals.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:50 pm in Clay Season, Monte Carlo | 173 Comments »

April 10th, 2010

Nadal Bids for Six-Peat at Monte Carlo, But Draw Not Easy

The 2010 Monte Carlos Tennis Masters draw has been released.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:18 am in Clay Season, Monte Carlo | 87 Comments »

April 8th, 2010

Strange Days in Tennis: Clijsters Loses, Schwank Fined, Odesnik Plays Thru

Strange happenings in the tennis world today.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:28 pm in Clay Season, Drug Testing | 15 Comments »

April 6th, 2010

ATP Clay Swing Preview: Who Will Beat Nadal?

Tennis is one of those sports that has never-ending dilemmas that simply have no solution.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 6:18 pm in ATP, Clay Season, Madrid, Monte Carlo, Rome | 221 Comments »