Archive for the 'Queens' Category
June 9th, 2010
French Open results have not typically indicated likely Wimbledon success.
June 9th, 2010
Rafael Nadal made a successful transition from the clay to the grass with a first round win today in Queen’s.
June 13th, 2009
Wimbledon favorite Andy Roddick turned his right ankle forcing his withdrawal from his semifinal match Saturday against James Blake at Queens.
June 7th, 2009
Top 10ers Andy Murray, Andy Roddick, Gilles Simon and Gael Monfils headline the Aegon Championships this week at the Queen’s Club, where the four-time champ Roddick takes the favorites position after the withdrawal of defending champion Rafael Nadal.
July 4th, 2008
Nadal is not facing a radically depleted or wounded Roger Federer in the final. Federer won all 10 sets he played in picking up his 5th Halle title. Marcos Baghdatis and Nichols Kiefer stand out as solid wins in the quick transition from clay to grass. The Fed has also posted straight set wins over Robin Soderling, 2002 Wimbledon Champion Lleyton Hewitt, 2004 Wimbledon semifinalist Mario Ancic, and the enigmatic talent of Marat Safin. Nadal made a similarly quick and impressive transition from clay to grass, but he did so with the wind of victory at his back not the sting of humiliation. Federer has looked sharp at Halle and at Wimbledon.
June 15th, 2008
Rafael Nadal is getting scary good.
June 12th, 2008
With the clay season behind us – don’t tell Nikolay Davydenko that, though – time to shift focus to grass.