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January 16th, 2010

Handicapping the Australian Open Field

My guess is that in those honest moments before falling to sleep most of the top eight seeds would prefer a different draw. Regardless, I think the player who benefits from an upset or two will be the player to watch on the final weekend.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 11:14 am in 2010 Season, Australian Open, Coaching, No. 1 ranking, Year-End No. 1 | 34 Comments »

November 7th, 2009

Djokovic Saves 3 MPs, Meets Federer in Basel; Murray Seeks Valencia Title

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will meet for a 14 time tomorrow in the final of Basel.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:24 pm in 2009 Season, ATP, No. 1 ranking | 179 Comments »

October 8th, 2009

Nadal Survives Another Three-Setter in Beijing; Serena Falls But Gets Naked

Rafael Nadal goes three sets in a win over James Blake while Serena gets undressed for the cover of ESPN The Magazine.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:37 am in beijing, ESPN, No. 1 ranking, WTA | 160 Comments »

October 6th, 2009

Penalty-Free Serena Returns to No. 1 Following Beijing Win

Dinara Safina doesn’t have to worry anymore, Serena Williams is returning to the No. 1 ranking!

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:50 am in No. 1 ranking, WTA | 36 Comments »

August 24th, 2009

5 US Open Dream Matches

Just for fun, I am trying something different. As the 2009 hard court season heads toward the finish line, I came up with some hypothetical matches between former U.S. Open champions.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 10:49 pm in 2009 Season, American tennis, Australian Open, No. 1 ranking, US Open, US Open Series, Year-End No. 1 | 119 Comments »

July 6th, 2009

Federer Passes Pete, Returns to No. 1

Sean Randall breaks down another epic Wimbledon final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:54 pm in No. 1 ranking, Wimbledon | 516 Comments »

April 5th, 2009

Murray, Djokovic Tangle Today for Miami Title

Sean Randall handicaps the men’s final from the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:07 am in 2009 Season, ATP, French Open, Miami, No. 1 ranking, Year-End No. 1 | 104 Comments »

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 »

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1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Andy Murray3 Simona Halep
4 Tomas Berdych4 Petra Kvitova
5 Kei Nishikori5 Caroline Wozniacki
6 Milos Raonic6 Eugenie Bouchard
7 Rafael Nadal7 Ana Ivanovic
8 David Ferrer8
9 Stan Wawrinka9 Ekaterina Makarova
10 Marin Cilic10 Andrea Petkovic
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