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November 18th, 2006

ATP “Super Bowl” Gets No TV Time in U.S.

I was out having a few cocktails with a tennis “industry type” the other night, and we were contemplating a potential nightmare that could possibly come true — and now has. What if world No. 1 Roger Federer and No. 2 Rafael Nadal met Saturday in the semifinals of the ATP’s biggest event — the [...]

Posted by Richard Vach @ 12:02 am in Masters Cup, Tennis on TV | 25 Comments »

September 24th, 2006

What’s Not on Live TV: Tursunov Beats Roddick to Clinch Russian Davis Cup Win

Nothing like waking up here in the U.S., flip on the tube to watch the U.S. vs. Russia Davis Cup match only to find it’s not on. Well, maybe it was over I thought but no! After checking the internet I find it’s 10-10 in the fifth between Andy Roddick and Dmitry Tursunov. Wow.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:26 am in Davis Cup, Tennis on TV | 8 Comments »

March 27th, 2006

Lessons from March Madness

So did you catch the March Madness excitement this weekend? No, not the tennis – sorry – but i’m talking NCAA basketball.

This weekend showed – er the last two weeks – why this 64-draw event is one of the best shows in all of sports. Upsets where everywhere, buzzer beaters almost non stop and the storylines aplenty. At the end of the day Sunday the tournament was left with zero No. 1 seeds in the Final Four – first time since 1980 – and Yannick Noah’s kid, Joakim, and his Florida Gators as the new tournament favorites along with UCLA, LSU and Cinderella George Mason.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:46 pm in Joakim Noah, Tennis on TV | 1 Comment »

March 12th, 2006

Stop the Madness

It is March and even though here in the U.S. the month is reserved for all purposes for College Basketball’s March Madness 64-draw hoop tournament, I prefer the 96-draws of Indian Wells and Miami that showcase the best in tennis.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:28 pm in ESPN, Indian Wells, Tennis on TV | 2 Comments »

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