Archive for the 'Gambling' Category
August 23rd, 2008
The final major of the 2008 tennis season is upon and the US Open has never been so wide open in both the men’s and women’s field.
April 8th, 2008
The U.S. holds the distinction as having the most fat kids in the world, but India is catching up, so doubles whiz Leander Paes in leaping into action — as a super hero.
December 27th, 2007
PRESS RELEASE London, U.K. — The ATP, governing body of the men’s professional tennis circuit, announced today that Potito Starace, Italy, and Daniele Bracciali, Italy, have been found to have committed an offence under Article C.1 of the 2007 ATP Tennis Anti Corruption Program, namely wagering on the outcome or any other aspect of an [...]
November 5th, 2007
The Top 5 happenings in pro tennis heading into the week of Nov. 5, 2007.
October 11th, 2007
Tennis is really looking good these days. When you do a search for the tennis in the news, here’s what you get (or at least I got): A story about a sick, perverted female tennis coach in England who wears her student’s panties, and then of course gambling.
September 27th, 2007
This story is a couple days old, but worth refreshing. On the heels on Nikolay Davenko’s investigation last month, I wrote about how tennis is an easy target for criminal organizations looking to cash in by fixing matches. Well, things are not getting any better for tennis.
August 3rd, 2007
With many of the top sports mired in negative controversy the last few weeks tennis was out in the clear, looking good and sitting pretty basking in the summer sunshine.
October 18th, 2006
Now for something completely different. I know based on my last post many of you think of me as a total idiot. Fair enough. I won’t argue that point, at least not right now.
Instead, I got my schedule of matches for tomorrow, and my ATP notes and my ATP guide, so I figured while I got some time why not make some picks on tomorrow’s Pista Central matches in Madrid. So without further adieu…
October 2nd, 2006
My colleague Mr. Vach sure got into hot water forecasting that Roger Federer would not match Pete’s six straight years at No. 1. And judging by the comments, the Federphiles were not amused. Having roamed around the internet a bit, it’s crystal clear when talking about the greatest tennis player one has to tread very cautiously as to not incite the many Federer faithful.