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December 21st, 2013

2014 Tennis-X Year-end Top 10 Contest — Enter Now!

You think you have the right stuff? Rafa will be No. 1 again — or crash out the Top 10 when both kneecaps explode? Roger returns to No. 1? Or drops out of the Top 10 altogether? Boris Becker turns Novak into a serve-and-volleyer on clay to take No. 1 in 2014? Better chance of that, or another Becker illegitimate kid surfacing? But that’s another contest.

Posted by Staff @ 6:02 pm in 2014 Season, ATP, Contests, Year End, Year-End No. 1 | 83 Comments »

November 21st, 2009

Is Novak Djokovic Ready for a ATP Finals Repeat?

Sean Randall gives his pick for the 2009 ATP World Tour Finals.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:27 pm in ATP, London, Year End | 257 Comments »

November 18th, 2009

Murray Falls in Federer Group; Nadal with Novak at ATP World Finals

The groupings for the ATP Tennis Finals have been announced, find out who landed where.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:47 am in ATP, London, Year End | 341 Comments »

November 17th, 2009

Roddick Withdraws From London ATP Tennis Finals

Andy Roddick has been forced out of the upcoming year-end London ATP Finals event according to the London Times. ADHEREL “I am really disappointed to miss the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals,” Roddick said. “I love playing in London and I’ve heard so many good things about the venue. However, I have not fully recovered [...]

Posted by Staff @ 2:00 pm in ATP, London, Year End | 22 Comments »

November 5th, 2007

WTA Championships Preview

In 2006, Justine Henin, Amelie Mauresmo and Maria Sharapova were all considered favorites to win the year-end Sony Ericsson WTA Championships. Kim Clijsters was in the mix too.

Posted by Abe Kuijl @ 4:34 pm in WTA, Year End | 15 Comments »

November 5th, 2007

Weekly Pro Tennis Top 5: Nalbandian Repeats, Catching Betting Cheats

The Top 5 happenings in pro tennis heading into the week of Nov. 5, 2007.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 12:45 am in ATP, Gambling, Lindsay Davenport, Tennis Masters Cup, WTA Tour, Year End | 13 Comments »

September 17th, 2007

Bali-hoo for WTA Tour Season-ending Championships: The Biggest Losers

There’s a method to the seeming madness in the WTA Tour announcing a second season-ending tournament to start in 2009 in Bali, Indonesia.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 10:06 pm in ATP, Etienne de Villiers, Larry Scott, Schedule, Tennis on TV, WTA, WTA Tour, Year End | 5 Comments »

December 21st, 2006

SI’s Best Looking Athletes: Snubbing Federer… Again

I’m really unclear what Sports Illustrated has against the World’s Number 1 male tennis player, but they seem to really have it bad. For details on their snub of Roger Federer as Sportsman of the Year, check out my blogging buddy Sean Randall’s most excellent post, Federer Snubbed, Wade Wins SI Sportsman of the Year, [...]

Posted by Lynn Berenbaum @ 5:11 pm in Year End | 36 Comments »

October 10th, 2006

Fixing Women’s Tennis, One Pothole at a Time

At its best, the women’s game can lay claim to a field of 8 players, each of whom are entirely capable of winning the Year-end Championships: Amelie Mauresmo, Justine Henin-Hardenne, Kim Clijsters, Maria Sharapova, Svetlana Kuznetsova, newly un-retired Martina Hingis, Nadia Petrova, and Elena Dementieva. One would think that this kind of variation would lend [...]

Posted by Lynn Berenbaum @ 11:10 pm in WTA, Year End | 19 Comments »

January 2nd, 2006

What Off Season?

Happy New Year to all. May your 2006 be healthy, successful and of course, full of tennis.

Tennis is one of those rare sports which basically begins with the New Year. Unfortunately for the pros, the year ends in November, and for some in December making the off season a bit on the short side.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:15 pm in ATP, WTA, Year End | Comments Off

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ATP - Oct 27 WTA - Oct 27
1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Rafael Nadal3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 Tomas Berdych5 Ana Ivanovic
6 David Ferrer6 Agnieszka Radwanska
7 Kei Nishikori7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 Andy Murray8 Caroline Wozniacki
9 Marin Cilic9 Na Li
10 Milos Raonic10 Angelique Kerber
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