Archive for the 'Year-End No. 1' Category
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 »
August 24th, 2009
5 US Open Dream Matches
Just for fun, I am trying something different. As the 2009 hard court season heads toward the finish line, I came up with some hypothetical matches between former U.S. Open champions.
Posted by Dan Martin @ 10:49 pm in 2009 Season, American tennis, Australian Open, No. 1 ranking, US Open, US Open Series, Year-End No. 1 | 119 Comments »
June 14th, 2009
Federer Breaks the Curse; Sampras as Pioneer
Pete Sampras sent the message that if a player were talented, self-disciplined and professional, he could exceed the seven or eight majors that seemed to be the best one could hope for in a career.
Posted by Dan Martin @ 10:35 pm in 2009 Season, Australian Open, French Open, Grand Slams, US Open, Wimbledon, Year-End No. 1 | 168 Comments »
April 5th, 2009
Murray, Djokovic Tangle Today for Miami Title
Sean Randall handicaps the men’s final from the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:07 am in 2009 Season, ATP, French Open, Miami, No. 1 ranking, Year-End No. 1 | 104 Comments »
February 5th, 2009
Nadal, Federer Australian Open Postscript
What will be the after effects of Rafael Nadal’s win over Roger Federer at the Australian Open?
Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:12 am in 2009 Season, Year-End No. 1 | 433 Comments »
February 1st, 2009
Nadal Better than Federer, Captures Australian Open
Rafael Nadal is the new king of tennis, simple as that.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:28 am in Australian Open, Year-End No. 1 | 253 Comments »
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 »
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