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September 14th, 2010

Rafael Nadal Visits Today Show [Video]

Rafael Nadal makes an appearance on Tuesday morning’s Today Show o NBC.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:28 pm in Uncategorized, US Open, Videos | 6 Comments »

April 2nd, 2008

Climbing the Mountain: How High Will Nadal and Djokovic Go?

The first two Masters Series events of the year obviously help set the tone for the tennis year. When Jim Courier won consecutive Super 9 titles at Indian Wells and Key Biscayne in 1991, it helped him gather momentum headed into the French Open, and Courier won his first Grand Slam title. Michael Chang pulled [...]

Posted by Dan Martin @ 12:40 pm in Uncategorized | 38 Comments »

March 29th, 2008

Roddick in Rare Form Saturday in Miami vs. Chair Umpire

Andy Roddick Saturday in his post-match conference in Miami, talking about a requested line-calling video replay when the Hawk-Eye replay system would not work:

Posted by Staff @ 9:45 pm in Uncategorized | 15 Comments »

March 22nd, 2008

Shocker as Sharapova Withdraws from Miami, Fine on the Way?

Hot on the heels of world No. 1 Justine Henin, Maria Sharapova shocked the tennis world over the weekend by withdrawing from next week’s Sony Ericsson Open in Miami, complaining of fatigue. ADHEREL Sharapova lost in the semifinals of the Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells on Friday against fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova, snapping an [...]

Posted by Staff @ 4:12 pm in Uncategorized | 9 Comments »

February 24th, 2008

Tennis-X Notes: Indians Want Paes Out, Mauresmo Retiring?

TENNIS-X NEWS, NOTES, QUOTES AND BARBS India’s Davis Cup team is refusing to play unless Leander Paes is ousted as captain… ADHEREL The only other player of note in the women’s singles game to hit two-handed off both sides, Marion Bartoli of France reminisced on Monica Seles being her hero after Seles’ recent retirement: “Monica [...]

Posted by Staff @ 11:24 pm in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

February 20th, 2008

Doha Big Money, Oh Kei: Tennis-X Funk/Trunk

Who’s Got the Funk…

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February 17th, 2008

Roddick Chastises Youngsters: Tennis-X Notes

Andy Roddick says the younger American players need to up their work ethic: “There’s no substitute for hard work. To be honest with you, that’s one of the things that lacks when you see the young American players. It puts a different dynamic on things when you’re playing tennis to find a way out of the country as opposed to playing for fun.”

Posted by Staff @ 9:57 pm in Uncategorized | 10 Comments »

January 27th, 2008

Djokovic Beats Tsonga in Aussie Final to Begin New Era

The bristle-haired Novak Djokovic defeated Muhammad Ali-lookalike Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6(2) in the final on Sunday night at the Australian Open, ending the streak of 11 straight Slams won by either Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal.

Posted by Staff @ 1:31 pm in Australian Open, Uncategorized | 81 Comments »

January 22nd, 2008

Sharapova Soars, Serena Sinks at Australian Open

Justine Henin said before her match against Maria Sharapova she needed to up her level, were she to stand a chance against the in-form Russian.

Posted by Abe Kuijl @ 6:16 pm in Australian Open, Uncategorized | 19 Comments »

January 21st, 2008

Australian Open: Czeching Out?

Has the whole world forgotten about Tomas Berdych? The hard-hitting 22-year-old, once considered a sure-shot elite player for years to come, is now on the highway to underachievementville.

Posted by Abe Kuijl @ 4:55 pm in Australian Open, Uncategorized | 17 Comments »

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2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Rafael Nadal3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 David Ferrer5 Na Li
6 Tomas Berdych6 Agnieszka Radwanska
7 Kei Nishikori7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 Marin Cilic8 Ana Ivanovic
9 Milos Raonic9 Caroline Wozniacki
10 Andy Murray10 Angelique Kerber
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