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June 13th, 2010

Li Shows Sharapova Grass Exit in AEGON Classic Final at Birmingham

“I came here to play as many matches as I could on grass, and I’ve played opponents with different types of game,” Sharapova said. “I would have loved to win but she was the better player today and she did many things better than me. She returned great. I put her under no pressure whatsoever on her serve.”

Posted by Staff @ 7:52 pm in Grass season, Tennis | 1 Comment »

June 13th, 2010

Querrey Dines on Fish in AEGON Queen’s Club Grass Final

“Maybe nerves got to me, or the moment,” Fish said of coming up short. “I mean, I just wanted to play well at this tournament ever since I’ve been coming here, and if you want something so badly, sometimes it’s not a good thing.”

Posted by Staff @ 7:37 pm in Grass season, Tennis | 2 Comments »

June 13th, 2010

Hewitt Overcomes Federer Spell, Wins Halle Title

Lleyton Hewitt stunned Roger Federer for the Halle title.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:35 pm in Grass season, Halle | 145 Comments »

June 11th, 2010

Nadal, Murray Upset in Queens; Federer Having His Way in Halle

Roger Federer advanced in Halle while Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray were upset in Queen’s.

Posted by Staff @ 10:25 pm in Grass season, Halle, Queens | 73 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 7th, 2010

Federer, Nadal Take to Grass Immediately; Queen’s, Halle, Birmingham Previews

Notes: (Q) Dancevic could make a run at (1) Nadal in third round; Dent could go deep if he gets by Kevin Anderson first round; Fish could also easily go deep to meet (5) Cilic in quarters; (11) Gasquet vs. Nishikori interesting first-rounder; Since its inception in 1979, 25 of the past 27 Wimbledon champions have played at the Queen’s Club; three of the Top 4 seeds have won the Queen’s Club title; Roddick is 29-4 at Queen’s; past champions in the field are Murray (2009), Nadal (2008), Roddick (2007, ’05-03), and Hewitt (2006, ’02-00).

Posted by Staff @ 12:20 am in Grass season, Tennis | 92 Comments »

July 11th, 2009

Querrey Uncloaks The Magician Santoro in ATP Newport Semis

“It’s nice in the tiebreak when I serve four times and it’s four aces,” Querrey said. “First serve percentage was key for me and I did that well…If he gets on top of the point it’s very difficult, he’s very crafty.”

Posted by Staff @ 5:35 pm in ATP, Grass season, Tennis | Comments Off

June 7th, 2009

Murray, Roddick, Hewitt Star at ATP Queen’s

Top 10ers Andy Murray, Andy Roddick, Gilles Simon and Gael Monfils headline the Aegon Championships this week at the Queen’s Club, where the four-time champ Roddick takes the favorites position after the withdrawal of defending champion Rafael Nadal.

Posted by Staff @ 9:07 pm in Grass season, Queens, Tennis | 104 Comments »

June 7th, 2009

French Champ Federer to Show on Grass at Halle?

U.S. tennis commentator John McEnroe almost seemed to goad French Open champ Roger Federer into skipping this week’s Gerry Weber Open on the grasscourts at Halle during his post-match interview at Roland Garros. It remains to be seen whether the Swiss turns up in Germany, or turns a doctor’s note into the ATP claiming “exhaustion.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:45 pm in Grass season, Halle, Tennis | 63 Comments »

June 7th, 2009

Unseeded Sharapova Favorite on WTA Birmingham Grasscourts

“The one thing I’ve always said about ranking is I think numbers never lie,” Sharapova said following her French Open effort. “They always reflect on your performance and what you’ve achieved. But taking that aside, I think no matter if you’re ranked No. 1 or No. 100, it takes just as much work to get there.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:19 pm in Grass season, WTA | 6 Comments »

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1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Rafael Nadal3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 David Ferrer5 Na Li
6 Tomas Berdych6 Agnieszka Radwanska
7 Kei Nishikori7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 Marin Cilic8 Ana Ivanovic
9 Milos Raonic9 Caroline Wozniacki
10 Andy Murray10 Angelique Kerber
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