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November 5th, 2007

Weekly Pro Tennis Top 5: Nalbandian Repeats, Catching Betting Cheats

The Top 5 happenings in pro tennis heading into the week of Nov. 5, 2007.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 12:45 am in ATP, Gambling, Lindsay Davenport, Tennis Masters Cup, WTA Tour, Year End | 13 Comments »

July 17th, 2007

Davenport WTA Tour Comeback in the Works

Looks like former No. 1 Lindsay Davenport could set more tennis records in the near future — like shortest retirement. ADHEREL Less than two months after delivering her son Jagger, Davenport will return to the court to play World TeamTennis on July 21. And after that? Don’t rule out a return to WTA Tour events, [...]

Posted by Richard Vach @ 3:07 pm in Lindsay Davenport | 9 Comments »

June 5th, 2007

French Open Women: 5 Questions

5 Questions: 1) What happened to the Williams sisters, American’s lone hope at the French Open? Venus Williams blamed her loss on fatigue due to over-training, which jibes with people from her camp who say it is an effort to get her off the practice court. As she gets older she is going to need [...]

Posted by Richard Vach @ 3:41 pm in American tennis, Injuries, Lindsay Davenport | 13 Comments »

February 11th, 2007

Williams Sisters Troubles Continue This Week

When Venus Williams was confirmed for the U.S. April Fed Cup match against Belgium, after she had yet to make a tour appearance this year because of injury, one thought “good luck with that, keep you fingers crossed.” When earlier this week it was announced that the oft-injured Serena would join Venus on the team, [...]

Posted by Richard Vach @ 10:27 am in American tennis, Injuries, Lindsay Davenport | 6 Comments »

January 11th, 2007

Aussie Open Draw Breakdown; Davydenko Fined

2007 Aussie Open Preview The list of players injured before the Aussie Open even starts is long, and the list of possible withdrawals from Melbourne, even longer (Rafael Nadal? David Nalbandian? Nikolay Davydenko? Nadia Petrova?), but it’s summer in Australia and the Aussie Open starts Monday (event if Roger Federer says it should be pushed [...]

Posted by Richard Vach @ 11:52 pm in Etienne de Villiers, Lindsay Davenport | 19 Comments »

January 2nd, 2007

All Americans Out in 1st Round at Gold Coast

It could be years before you see an American player crack the Top 10 after the retirement of Lindsay Davenport and the endless injuries that constantly seem to sideline the Williams sisters. The struggling state of American women’s tennis was illustrated Monday in the Australian Open warm-up event at Gold Coast where both Americans in [...]

Posted by Richard Vach @ 9:47 am in American tennis, Etienne de Villiers, Lindsay Davenport | Comments Off

December 13th, 2006

Holiday Tennis-X Viewer Mail

Who says December is the tennis off-season? Not Tennis-X fans, for who there is no off-season…or else. Let’s go to the viewer mail: From Tari: “Hey there, all done for the season?  Well, I admit that I think you guys are totally nuts and frequently piss me off, but you do get some good scoops. [...]

Posted by Richard Vach @ 9:48 pm in ATP, Lindsay Davenport | 4 Comments »

October 6th, 2006

Half of Top 15 WTA Players Injured — Problem? Nah!

In each of the last two years, WTA Tour CEO Larry Scott has described the rash of injuries as a “fluke.” Time to make it three, or at least comment on the women’s state of the game, maybe hold a Women’s State of the Union address. ADHEREL On Thursday, world No. 1 Amelie Mauresmo pulled [...]

Posted by Richard Vach @ 6:11 pm in Etienne de Villiers, Injuries, Larry Scott, Lindsay Davenport, WTA Tour | 10 Comments »

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