Archive for the 'No. 1 ranking' Category
October 3rd, 2008
American Tennis: USTA, Fans Asking ‘Who’s Next?’ and ‘When?’
If the Williams sisters were to retire with Davenport as of this writing, the U.S. would have no women in the Top 40, and three players in the Top 100 (including the 30+ Jill Craybas, and Ashley Harkleroad who is pregnant). In other words, by the time the Williams retire, U.S. women’s tennis will virtually retire with them.
Posted by Richard Vach @ 1:43 pm in American tennis, American Women, ATP, No. 1 ranking, Tennis, US Open, US Open Series, Wimbledon, WTA, WTA Tour, Year-End No. 1 | 113 Comments »
August 24th, 2008
Is Rafael Nadal Ready to Take New York?
There’s an age-old saying in the financial markets that the “trend is your friend.”
Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:08 pm in No. 1 ranking, US Open | 108 Comments »
August 17th, 2008
Nadal Adds Olympic Gold to His Diet
Indeed, Rafael Nadal fans, go ahead and pop that champagne, can things get any better?
Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:19 am in No. 1 ranking, Olympics, US Open | 186 Comments »
August 16th, 2008
Federer Grabs Olympic Gold in Doubles; Djokovic Beats Blake for Singles Bronze
It may not have come in his preferred event, but in his third try Roger Federer finally has his Olympic gold medal.
Posted by Staff @ 2:43 pm in No. 1 ranking, Olympics | 105 Comments »
August 13th, 2008
Federer, Nadal, Williams Sisters All Just Three Wins From Gold
We are getting down to nitty-gritty across the way at the Beijing Olympics. Later today the quarterfinals get underway with a line-up loaded with star power.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:54 pm in No. 1 ranking, Olympics | 142 Comments »
August 12th, 2008
Federer Gets a Win over Rafael at Beijing Olympics
Okay. So it was the wrong Rafael. It wasn’t Rafael Nadal that Roger Federer beat 6-2, 6-4 earlier today at the Beijing Olympics second round. It was Rafael Arevalo.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:34 pm in No. 1 ranking, Olympics, Tennis, Tennis on TV, US Open, US Open Series | 91 Comments »
August 7th, 2008
Federer Bids for Olympic Tennis Gold in Beijing
I have to admit, I’m pretty lukewarm when it comes to pro tennis being part of the Olympics and the Beijing games which open tomorrow.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:46 am in No. 1 ranking, Olympics | 111 Comments »
August 3rd, 2008
Nadal Gets No. 1, Then Gets Clobbered by Djokovic; Jankovic New WTA No. 1?
First congratulations to Rafael Nadal and his legion of supporters. The Spaniard has waited a long, very long time to get the top of tennis and he’s finally done it.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:43 pm in Cincinnati, No. 1 ranking, Olympics, US Open, WTA, Year-End No. 1 | 65 Comments »
July 31st, 2008
Federer Craps Out to Karlovic in Cincinnati
I gave Roger Federer a pass for his performance at the start of year, buying into his mono as a reasonable explanation for his poor play.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:21 pm in Cincinnati, No. 1 ranking, US Open, Year-End No. 1 | 110 Comments »
July 31st, 2008
Rafael Nadal Rolls On in Cincinnati While Federer, Djokovic Struggle
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Andy Roddick continue to have their struggles while Rafael Nadal looks better than ever in Cincinnati.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:39 am in Cincinnati, No. 1 ranking | 89 Comments »
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