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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 »

July 29th, 2008

Roddick, Federer, Djokovic Out to Find Form in Cincy; Nadal Out for No. 1

Disbelievers, Rafael Nadal won Toronto, and he won it emphatically losing just one single set. The guy has now won 29 straight matches spanning three different surfaces.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:06 am in Cincinnati, No. 1 ranking, Olympics, US Open, US Open Series | 162 Comments »

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2 Roger Federer2 Simona Halep
3 Andy Murray3 Maria Sharapova
4 Kei Nishikori4 Caroline Wozniacki
5 Stan Wawrinka5 Petra Kvitova
6 Tomas Berdych6 Lucie Safarova
7 David Ferrer7 Ana Ivanovic
8 Rafael Nadal8 Karolina Pliskova
9 Marin Cilic9 Garbine Muguruza Blanco
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