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January 7th, 2010

2010 WTA Preview: Will Justine Henin Resume Her Domination?

Sean Randall takes a look at what’s to come on the WTA tour in 2010.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:41 pm in 2010 Season, WTA, Year-End No. 1 | 27 Comments »

January 3rd, 2010

Clijsters Wins to Start 2010; Early Qualifying and Hopman Cup Action

he only thing that’s happened at these events is a bunch of qualifying matches have been played.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 1:55 pm in 2010 Season, ATP, Brisbane, Doha, Exhibitions, Injuries, WTA | 6 Comments »

December 31st, 2009

New Faces in Tennis to Watch for in 2010

These are the people who made their first splash in the 2009 season, and we will almost certainly be seeing more of them in the future.

Posted by Special @ 10:39 am in 2010 Season, ATP, WTA | Comments Off

December 13th, 2009

Tennis-X.com 2009 Awards; Federer Named Player of Year

The 2009 Tennis-X.com Year-End Awards.

Posted by Staff @ 10:42 pm in 2009 Season, ATP, WTA | 27 Comments »

December 3rd, 2009

Amelie Mauresmo Retires

After 16 years in the sport, Amelia Mauresmo has called it a day.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:37 pm in WTA | 35 Comments »

October 31st, 2009

Serena, Venus to Meet in Doha WTA Finals

Serena and Venus Williams will meet for the 23rd time Sunday in the Doha WTA finals.

Posted by Staff @ 5:50 pm in Doha, Fed Cup, WTA | 21 Comments »

October 29th, 2009

Serena Beats Venus, Clinches No. 1 at Doha

Serena Williams will finish No. 1 on the WTA after defeating sister Venus at the Doha Championships.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:40 am in Doha, WTA, Year-End No. 1 | 9 Comments »

October 17th, 2009

Davydenko Upsets Djokovic, Meets Nadal in Shanghai Final

Another retirement puts a fresh Rafael Nadal into the final against Nikolay Davydenko.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:30 pm in 2009 Season, Asia, ATP, Shanghai, WTA | 168 Comments »

October 10th, 2009

Cilic Crushes Nadal, Meets Djokovic for Beijing Title; Tsonga, Hewitt Reach Tokyo Final

21-year-old Marin Cilic scored his second big scalp in as many months following a 6-1, 6-3 beating over Rafael Nadal in the Beijing semifinals.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:31 am in Asia, ATP, beijing, WTA | 75 Comments »

October 8th, 2009

Nadal Survives Another Three-Setter in Beijing; Serena Falls But Gets Naked

Rafael Nadal goes three sets in a win over James Blake while Serena gets undressed for the cover of ESPN The Magazine.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:37 am in beijing, ESPN, No. 1 ranking, WTA | 160 Comments »

October 6th, 2009

Penalty-Free Serena Returns to No. 1 Following Beijing Win

Dinara Safina doesn’t have to worry anymore, Serena Williams is returning to the No. 1 ranking!

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:50 am in No. 1 ranking, WTA | 36 Comments »

October 3rd, 2009

Sharapova Pockets First Title after Jankovic Retirement in Tokyo

Maria Sharapova won her first title in 18 months in Tokyo after Jelena Jankovic retired late in the first set due to a wrist injury.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:49 am in Injuries, Player Participation, WTA | 34 Comments »

September 29th, 2009

Safina, Venus Lose Opening Round in Tokyo; WTA Circus Continues

One day the WTA appears to have no depth, the next, more than enough depth.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:14 pm in 2009 Season, WTA | 10 Comments »

September 22nd, 2009

It’s Official, Henin’s Back in Tennis

Former World No. 1 Justine Henin officially announced today that she will return to women’s tennis in 2010.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:18 pm in WTA | 41 Comments »

September 15th, 2009

Juan Martin del Potro — The Future is Now

The script at this point read that Federer breaks serve early in the fourth set and wins the U.S. Open. Del Potro had other ideas and saved break points in his first two service games of the fourth set. Another tiebreak was upon both players and del Potro took advantage of a Federer double fault to win again on a single mini-break. Despite saving a break point when serving at 2-0 in the fifth set, del Potro basically dominated the final frame of play.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 9:19 am in 2009 Season, American Women, ATP, French Open, Grand Slams, US Open, US Open Series, WTA | 204 Comments »