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November 19th, 2008

Tennis Fans Miss Out on Sampras, McEnroe at Blackrock Masters

“This is a message for Pete Sampras, Stefan Edberg, Goran Ivanisevic and all of you other guys,” McEnroe delivered in a warning. “I’m not coming to London to lose.”

Posted by Richard Vach @ 12:42 pm in senior tour, Tennis, Tennis on TV | 10 Comments »

November 17th, 2008

Djokovic Captures Masters Cup, Then Suffers Injury While Celebrating

Just when I thought Novak Djokovic had turned the corner, he goes back to his usual ways.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:14 pm in ATP, Injuries, Schedule, Tennis Masters Cup, Tennis on TV, Year-End No. 1 | 139 Comments »

August 19th, 2008

2008 US Open TV Schedule

Live television coverage in the U.S. of the 2008 US Open Tennis Championships begins on Monday, August 25 live at 11am on USA Network which is televising the Open for the 25th consecutive year.

Posted by Staff @ 12:45 am in Tennis on TV, US Open | 22 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 »

July 4th, 2008

Screwed on the 4th of July: NBC Offers No Live Wimbledon Semis

Thanks NBC, and thanks Wimbledon. Thanks for again banding together to try and ruin the sport. If that’s your combined intent, your combined goal, you are really doing a helluva a great job!

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:31 am in Tennis, Tennis on TV, TV, Wimbledon | 88 Comments »

June 19th, 2008

5 Things Tennis Could Do to Promote Itself

I allow myself to briefly occupy the mythical Commissioner of Tennis Chair that John McEnroe publicly campaigns for now and again. Johnny Mac campaigned long and hard to be the U.S. Davis Cup captain only to quit after one year, but when should reality ever hurt speculation and offering advice? Here are my 5 (best?) [...]

Posted by Dan Martin @ 11:21 pm in ATP, Clay Season, Fed Cup, French Open, ITF, Tennis, Tennis on TV, TV, WTA Tour | 10 Comments »

June 6th, 2008

Good Luck Watching Nadal v. Djokovic in the U.S.; No Live TV Coverage!

Sucks to be a tennis fan in the U.S. today. On arguably one of the most appealing semifinal lineups of the year live coverage from the French Open today is non-existent here in the U.S.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:41 am in French Open, Grand Slams, Tennis on TV | 150 Comments »

May 19th, 2008

2008 French Open TV Schedule

2008 French Open on ESPN2 (times EST)

Posted by Staff @ 1:55 pm in Tennis, Tennis on TV | 33 Comments »

April 15th, 2008

Tennis Could Use a Jim Nantz of Its Own

I have to confess that I have warmed up to golf even though I have never played one hole let alone one round that did not involve put-put.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 9:21 am in golf, Jim Nantz, Tennis on TV | 5 Comments »

April 5th, 2008

Nadal No Slouch on Hard Courts; FSN Bows Out

Just when you think you have this sport figured out, Nikolay Davydenko shows up. And I’m sure CBS and the Sunday tennis-viewing audience is just thrilled about it.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:44 am in Miami, Tennis on TV | 61 Comments »

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