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November 19th, 2007

Ivanisevic Says English Football has Jumped the Shark, Croatia Better

Croatia’s most famous sporting hero Goran Ivanisevic has warned English football fans that his nation could yet spoil England’s Euro 2008 qualification plans. ADHEREL Ivanisevic, who plays on the BlackRock Tour of Champions which culminates in the BlackRock Masters Tennis at London�s Royal Albert Hall, December 4-9, believes that his beloved Croatia are a superior [...]

Posted by Staff @ 11:04 am in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

September 27th, 2007

Djokovic Offered Over $200K to Throw a Match; Elseneer, Norman Also Approached

This story is a couple days old, but worth refreshing. On the heels on Nikolay Davenko’s investigation last month, I wrote about how tennis is an easy target for criminal organizations looking to cash in by fixing matches. Well, things are not getting any better for tennis.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:59 pm in Gambling, Uncategorized | 21 Comments »

September 4th, 2007

Blake Will Pull for Roddick Against Federer at US Open

I’d love to see him bust through here and win — take one of these titles away from Federer or Nadal. He’s got a tough run obviously.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 12:06 am in Uncategorized | 36 Comments »

August 31st, 2007

Ginepri Gives Countryman Pep Talk for Federer v Isner US Open Match-Up

I was like, ‘You got to serve well to beat him.’ I was like, ‘You already do it, so it’s a plus (smiling).’ He’s a little anxious to get out there. It’s going to be fun to watch.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 8:00 pm in Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

August 31st, 2007

Djokovic Assesses Federer v Isner US Open Match-Up

It will be interesting to see, but it could go either way.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 7:48 pm in Uncategorized | 20 Comments »

August 30th, 2007

Roddick Scouting Report for Federer v Isner US Open Match-up

It will be interesting to watch. I think Roger’s going to definitely try to get that early break in the first set, just kind of get out in front. I think that’s going to be a key.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 6:05 pm in Uncategorized | 13 Comments »

August 30th, 2007

Murray Hyped for Federer v Isner US Open Match-Up

If Isner returns better and Federer isn’t on his game, then, yeah, it will definitely be an interesting match.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 5:23 pm in Uncategorized | 32 Comments »

August 30th, 2007

US Open Blog Mailbag: Crazy Outfits, Roger on Althea

Initially they reminded me of a few years ago when black socks and shoes were all the rage in the U.S., but instead of all-black, players were mixing them with colored shorts and shirts, so from the knees down they looked like your grandpa when he goes out in shorts with his dress shoes and socks.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 1:30 pm in Uncategorized | 15 Comments »

August 30th, 2007

Gasquet Pulls from US Open, Young Walks Into 3rd Round

“I was really surprised because I saw him in the locker room,” Young said. “A couple people saw him hitting today. I saw him hitting yesterday and the day before. I thought he was okay.”

Posted by Richard Vach @ 12:35 pm in Uncategorized | 14 Comments »

August 30th, 2007

US Open Blog: Isner Gives Himself a Shot Against Federer Saturday, Do You?

At the pro level, where players have spent the majority of their lives hitting backhands and forehands, the game is mostly mental. Sometimes players really believe the things they say. Sometimes they don’t really believe, but say they do, hoping it will become a self-fulfilling prophesy.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 1:43 am in Uncategorized | 28 Comments »

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