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June 16th, 2015

Roger Federer: The Extra Week Between The French And Wimbledon Will Create Better Grass Players

Roger Federer says there will be more grass players in a few years.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:48 am in Grass season | 27 Comments »

June 14th, 2015

ATP/WTA Previews: Federer, Murray, Nadal on Grass This Week

Four Top 10 players on the WTA tour take to the grass in Birmingham, while Roger Federer leads in Halle, and Andy Murray, French Open champ Stan Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal at the Queen’s Club during week #2 of the 2015 grasscourt season.

Posted by Staff @ 2:23 pm in Grass season, Halle, Queens, Tennis | 24 Comments »

June 13th, 2015

Rafael Nadal Seeks First Grass Title In 5 Years Sunday In Stuttgart

Rafael Nadal is back in a tournament final on grass.

Posted by Staff @ 3:03 pm in Grass season, Stuttgart | 64 Comments »

June 21st, 2014

Spaniards Bautista Agut, Lopez Collect ATP Grass Titles

The 32-year-old, who lost to Grigor Dimitrov in the Queen’s Club final last week, improved to 4-7 in career finals. Gasquet fell to 10-12 in career finals, 0-2 thus far in 2014 after going 3-0 in 2013.

Posted by Staff @ 3:25 pm in Grass season, Tennis | 3 Comments »

June 21st, 2014

American Grass Sweep of Pre-Wimbledon Titles for Keys, Vandeweghe

“I had basically flown in the day before the qualification, so I didn’t have any practice on the courts here, or anything like that,” Vandeweghe said. “Once I took care of that first match I just went from there, and I got more and more comfortable on the courts. I played a ton of points and games, and a lot of long matches and three-setters as well.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:44 am in Grass season, Tennis | 18 Comments »

June 11th, 2014

Andy Murray Explains Why He Hired Amelie Mauresmo As His New Coach

Andy Murray takes us through the process of how he hired Amelie Mauresmo.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:19 am in Coaching, Grass season | 17 Comments »

June 10th, 2014

French Open Champion Rafael Nadal Arrives In Halle, Will Test The Knee On Grass [Video]

Rafael Nadal is in Halle for the start of the grass season.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:51 am in Grass season, Halle, Videos | 16 Comments »

June 9th, 2014

Grass Preview: Nadal, Federer Heat Up Halle This Week

The men’s Aegon Championships in London are equally stacked with seeds including Stan Wawrinka at No. 1, Tomas Berdych, Andy Murray Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, and Gulbis others.

Posted by Staff @ 11:37 am in Grass season, Tennis | 72 Comments »

June 17th, 2012

Is Roger Federer’s Worst Surface Now Grass?

Is grass now Roger Federer’s worst surface?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:41 am in Grass season | 101 Comments »

June 16th, 2012

Thirtysomethings Federer, Haas, Nalbandian Bid For Grass Titles On Sunday

Old timers Roger Federer, Tommy Haas and David Nalbandan bid for grass titles on Sunday.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:07 pm in Grass season, Halle, Queens | 172 Comments »

June 13th, 2012

Think You Can Predict the Grass Tennis Season? You’re Smokin’ It

“Grass is for the cows.”
– Ivan Lendl on skipping Wimbledon in 1982 to instead take a vacation.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 5:34 pm in Grass season, Tennis | 15 Comments »

June 13th, 2012

Milos Raonic: Grass Comes More Naturally To Me Than Other Surfaces

Milos Raonic talks about his grass court game in Halle this week.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:30 am in Grass season, Videos, Wimbledon | 7 Comments »

June 10th, 2012

Grass Tennis Won’t Wait as Nadal, Djokovic Finish; Previews

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will complete the rain-delayed French Open final on Monday morning, but the grasscourt season won’t wait.

Posted by Staff @ 9:19 pm in French Open, Grass season, Tennis | 35 Comments »

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 »