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May 30th, 2012

Roger Federer: I’d Love To Carry The Swiss Flag Again In The Olympics

Roger Federer says he still hasn’t been officially tabbed to carry the Swiss flag at the upcoming summer Olympics.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:49 pm in French Open, Olympics | 8 Comments »

March 23rd, 2012

Roger Federer: In My 30s, I’m Still A Great Player

Roger Federer hits on a number of topics in his first presser at the Sony Ericsson Open Miami.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:01 am in Miami, Olympics | 12 Comments »

March 10th, 2012

Andy Roddick Says “Ask The Boss Lady” Serena About Playing Olympic Mixed Doubles

Andy Roddick says you’ll have to check with the “Boss lady” Serena Williams about playing Olympic mixed doubles.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:03 am in Indian Wells, Olympics | 8 Comments »

February 26th, 2012

Roger Federer: The French Open-US Open Period Will Probably Decide The No. 1 Ranking

Roger Federer says he’ll be in prime shape to win Olympic gold in London this summer.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:14 pm in Dubai, Olympics | 109 Comments »

February 14th, 2012

To Play The Olympics, Serena Williams Must Go To The Ukraine

Serena Williams will have to fly to the Ukraine if she wants to play the London Olympics.

Posted by Staff @ 10:14 am in Fed Cup, Olympics | 5 Comments »

January 18th, 2012

Serena Williams: I’ll Let Andy Roddick Serve First In Mixed Doubles And Let Him Feel Like A Macho Man

Serena Williams says she’ll let Andy Roddick serve first when they play mixed doubles.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:56 pm in Australian Open, Olympics | 5 Comments »

April 22nd, 2010

Rafael Nadal Honors Juan Antonio Samaranch [Video]

Rafael Nadal was a pallbearer at the funeral of Juan Antonio Samaranch.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 6:49 pm in Olympics, Rome, Videos | 4 Comments »

August 25th, 2008

Thoughts on Tennis as the Olympic Games End and the US Open Begins

Elite tennis players have used a variety of stroke mechanics and tactics to succeed. Therefore, different physiques have been seen frequenting the winner’s circle in tennis. Boris Becker, Gustavo Kuerten, Jimmy Connors and Andre Agassi did not have similar body types, but each won a lot of big matches.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 3:36 pm in Olympics, US Open | 17 Comments »

August 19th, 2008

Tennis Product Reviews and Early US Open Thoughts

Avoid this item. It can help a person get into better shape so as a workout device it is fine, but it is detrimental to one’s tennis swing and timing on the court.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 9:46 am in Olympics, Tennis, US Open | 231 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 15th, 2008

Nadal, Djokovic Renew Rivalry; Federer Enters Acapulco Cliff Diving Event

What a crazy day at the Beijing Olympic Tennis event Thursday.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:43 am in Olympics | 256 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

U.S. Olympic Tennis Preview: Tough Draws for Blake, Men

Ginepri opens against world No. 3 Novak Djokovic, while Querrey has two winnable matches before a potential third-round meeting against world No. 2 Rafael Nadal. Blake, the No. 8 seed, opens against big-serving Aussie Chris Guccione, and hopes to make a quarterfinal meeting against world No. 1 Roger Federer.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 12:22 pm in Olympics, Tennis | 12 Comments »