Archive for the 'Tennis' Category
January 16th, 2015
No. 2 seed Petra Kvitova enters the Australian Open on a hot streak, on Friday capturing the title at the APIA International Sydney WTA event with a 7-6(5), 7-6(6) win over unseeded fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova.
January 13th, 2015
Fognini was a car crash generally in 2014, flipping off Shanghai fans with the middle finger, threatening an official in Madrid, spouting racist remarks at Hamburg, and at Wimbledon rolling out a slew of mis-adventures that resulted in $27,500 in fines.
January 11th, 2015
“It means so much more than just running away with it with the score maybe 6-4, 6-4, which was looking very likely at one stage. I guess I was much more happy having to go three sets in the end rather than winning in straight(s).”
January 10th, 2015
We thought Serena was all warm and fuzzy these days, hanging with bestie Caroline Wozniacki at the end of 2014, complimenting others, having charity events, showing her warm side, giving lollipops to children, but Evil Serena reared her head yesterday at the Hopman Cup when she choked the mixed doubles and called the chair umpire a liar! YOU’RE A LIAR! Here’s to an eventful 2015!
January 10th, 2015
It was the first career set Williams had lost to Wozniacki, going on to win her 46th career WTA title, but not so easily. Williams found herself down a set and a break early in the second.
January 9th, 2015
The week has been a great effort for Venus, but the American hasn’t been tested — at all. She has averaged losing fewer than four games per match this week, strolling into the final.
January 5th, 2015
Unseeded frequently-unhinged Aussie player Bernard Tomic was also a winner Monday, edging American Sam Querrey 7-5, 7-6(5).
January 3rd, 2015
The stars are coming out on week one, even uncharacteristically on the women’s side, as current No. 1 Novak Djokovic and former top dogs Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt, Maria Sharapova, Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic compete at four events in week one of 2015.
November 2nd, 2014
The win gives Djokovic a large leg up over Federer in the battle for the year-end No. 1 ranking.
October 29th, 2014
“Whoever the escort who took me was, took me into a bathroom that had no seats on the toilet,” Raonic said. “So I didn’t want to squat, so I kept saying, ‘Let’s go to another one,’ and we ended up going to the locker room.”