Archive for the 'Year-End No. 1' Category
January 31st, 2009
Federer, Nadal Resume Historic Rivalry in Australian Open Final
Sean Randall breaks down the upcoming 19th career meeting between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal which comes in the Australian Open final, their first career hardcourt meeting in a major.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:31 pm in 2009 Season, Australian Open, Year-End No. 1 | 106 Comments »
January 12th, 2009
Why Roger Federer will Finish 2009 at No. 1
Sean Randall previews the 2009 ATP tennis season and predicts Roger Federer will return to the No. 1 ranking.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:44 pm in 2009 Season, ATP, Australian Open, French Open, US Open, Wimbledon, Year-End No. 1 | 190 Comments »
November 17th, 2008
Djokovic Captures Masters Cup, Then Suffers Injury While Celebrating
Just when I thought Novak Djokovic had turned the corner, he goes back to his usual ways.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:14 pm in ATP, Injuries, Schedule, Tennis Masters Cup, Tennis on TV, Year-End No. 1 | 139 Comments »
November 3rd, 2008
Jankovic, Ivanovic, Williams Sisters Headline Doha WTA Championships; Nadal Out of Shanghai
Does anybody actually care about the Doha WTA Championships? I’m sure are there some pockets of people that do, but overall there just doesn’t seem to be a lot of buzz about the event.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:39 pm in ATP, Injuries, Tennis Masters Cup, WTA, Year-End No. 1 | 45 Comments »
October 24th, 2008
Blake Falls as Del Potro, Simon Move Closer to Shanghai
Lots of great tennis action this week, and with Rafael Nadal already wrapping up the year-end No. 1 ranking, the spotlight is now on those last few precious Tennis Masters Cup Shangahi berths.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:47 pm in Paris, Tennis Masters Cup, Year-End No. 1 | 79 Comments »
October 19th, 2008
Maturing Murray Masters Madrid
Andy Murray is quickly becoming a real powerhouse on the ATP circuit. Earlier today the 21-year-old Brit collected his second straight Tennis Masters title defeating the surprising Gilles Simon 6-4, 7-6(6) in the Madrid final.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:42 pm in Madrid, Masters Cup, Year-End No. 1 | 82 Comments »
October 18th, 2008
Federer Flying High in Madrid; Roddick Getting Naked on Court
Just like I told you, Roger Federer would go down to Jo Tsonga… Well, credit to Federer, who is really playing some top flight tennis this week in Madrid, where he’s basically destroyed all comers.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:42 am in Madrid, Year-End No. 1 | 155 Comments »
October 12th, 2008
Safin Title Drought Continues; Nalbandian Feeling Rosy Entering Madrid
So what’s going to happen first, Marat Safin wins a title or Guns N’ Roses finally releases their super long-awaited Chinese Democracy CD?
Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:40 pm in Madrid, Year-End No. 1 | 84 Comments »
October 10th, 2008
Federer Ready for Madrid; Nadal, Djokovic Await
That Roger Federer is one curious cat, isn’t he?
Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:59 pm in Madrid, Year-End No. 1 | 78 Comments »
October 3rd, 2008
American Tennis: USTA, Fans Asking ‘Who’s Next?’ and ‘When?’
If the Williams sisters were to retire with Davenport as of this writing, the U.S. would have no women in the Top 40, and three players in the Top 100 (including the 30+ Jill Craybas, and Ashley Harkleroad who is pregnant). In other words, by the time the Williams retire, U.S. women’s tennis will virtually retire with them.
Posted by Richard Vach @ 1:43 pm in American tennis, American Women, ATP, No. 1 ranking, Tennis, US Open, US Open Series, Wimbledon, WTA, WTA Tour, Year-End No. 1 | 113 Comments »
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