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February 8th, 2010

Poll: Who Will be the Next American to Win Their First Grand Slam?

I’m asking who among the next generation of American players will take home a Grand Slam title.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:18 pm in American tennis, Grand Slams | 28 Comments »

November 8th, 2009

Italy Pummels U.S. in Fed Cup Final; Tennis-X Notes

“It’s a very nice feeling. We worked hard to get to this point, finally we made it,” Pennetta said. “In the beginning of the week everyone expected so many things…now we are 3-0 and we can enjoy it.”

Posted by Staff @ 9:28 pm in Fed Cup, Tennis | 4 Comments »

June 9th, 2009

Sharapova v American Glatch Wednesday at WTA Birmingham

Glatch is quickly rising into the “next American to watch” (and there aren’t many) on the women’s side after a stunning Fed Cup debut where she notched two singles victories to propel the U.S. team to a 3-2 victory over the Czech Republic, putting the U.S. in the Fed Cup final.

Posted by Staff @ 4:00 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

May 25th, 2009

Safina Bakes Bagels; Venus, Sharapova Struggle at French Open

Other Top 10 seeds in action did not have such an easy time, with No. 3 Venus Williams squeaking by fellow American Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6-1, 4-6, 6-2, and No. 10 Caroline Wozniacki at a set all against Vera Dushevina when the match was suspended.

Posted by Staff @ 5:36 pm in French Open, Tennis | 1 Comment »

April 26th, 2009

Italy Stuns Russia, Czechs Choke to US in Fed Cup Semis

Two stunning results this weekend transformed a bland-looking Fed Cup weekend into a shocker.

Posted by Staff @ 11:13 pm in Fed Cup | 3 Comments »

April 25th, 2009

Mattek-Sands Beaten, Glatch Saves U.S. for 1-1 Fed Cup Tie

The 19-year-old Glatch recorded a 6-1, 6-2, victory over world No. 29 Iveta Benesova to even the tie after Czech Petra Kvitova overcame Top 40-ranked Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the U.S. 6-3, 7-6(2).

Posted by Staff @ 5:16 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

March 27th, 2009

Glatch Under Spotlight vs Serena, American Men Surge at Miami

Glatch will be a veritable preview of women’s tennis to come in the next couple years, as the 19-year-old was the lone American, outside of Venus and Serena Williams, to make it out of the opening round in Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 11:46 am in Tennis | 2 Comments »

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