Archive for the 'Olympics' Category
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 »
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 »
August 1st, 2008
Sharapova to Miss Olympics, US Open Due to Shoulder Tear
Three-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova will miss the upcoming Beijing Olympic Games and the US Open according to her official website, mariasharapova.com.
Posted by Staff @ 3:52 pm in Olympics, US Open, WTA Tour | 15 Comments »
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