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April 28th, 2015

Andy Murray Talks About Being A Married Man, “Not Much Will Change” He Says

Andy Murray talks to the press for the first time as a married man.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:52 am in Coaching | 6 Comments »

April 10th, 2015

Andy Murray’s Coach Amelie Mauresmo Is Pregnant, What Does That Mean For Jonas Bjorkman?

Andy Murray’s coach is pregnant, how will that impact his schedule?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:27 am in 2015 Season, Coaching | 36 Comments »

March 10th, 2015

Amelie Mauresmo Gets Into The Hall Of Fame, Yevgeny Kafelnikov Doesn’t!

Yevgeny Kafelnikov still can’t get into the Hall of Fame.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:10 pm in hall of fame | 6 Comments »

August 4th, 2014

Andy Murray Extends Coaching Relationship With Amelie Mauresmo For The “Long Term”

Amelie Mauresmo will be coaching Andy Murray for much longer.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:46 am in Canadian Open, Coaching | 20 Comments »

June 12th, 2014

Murray Wins In Mauresmo Debut At Queen’s; Federer, Nadal Open Grass Season Thursday In Halle

Andy Murray won in his debut with new coach Amelie Mauresmo while two other former Wimbledon champions open their grass seasons in Halle.

Posted by Staff @ 12:03 am in Halle, London | 62 Comments »

June 11th, 2014

Andy Murray Explains Why He Hired Amelie Mauresmo As His New Coach

Andy Murray takes us through the process of how he hired Amelie Mauresmo.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:19 am in Coaching, Grass season | 17 Comments »

June 8th, 2014

Andy Murray Has Hired Amelie Mauresmo As His New Coach For The Grass Season

Andy Murray has a new coach!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:59 am in Coaching | 19 Comments »

June 20th, 2010

Llodra Thanks Mauresmo for Title; Henin Raises Grass Trophy; Weekend Round-up

“For the past two weeks, we’ve discussed a lot about my game,” Llodra said of Mauresmo. “She’s been a great help and she’s helped me to prepare for my matches so that I feel more comfortable when I go out on the court. I have to thank Amelie, it’s a pleasure to work with her.”

Posted by Staff @ 9:18 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

May 24th, 2009

Mauresmo Loses Opener, Sharapova on Monday at French Open

Ivanovic has had a difficult 12 months since winning last year’s french title, suffering a thumb injury which led to a bout of self-doubt.

Posted by Staff @ 5:25 pm in French Open, Tennis | 1 Comment »

May 11th, 2009

Injured Serena Williams Loses 4th Consecutive Match at Madrid

“I don’t know about you, but 75,000 is a lot of money to me,” said Williams on being fined for potentially skipping Madrid. “I’m redecorating a house and $75,000 is my furniture budget…I can’t just go writing cheques for $75,000 in this economy.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:20 pm in Tennis | 13 Comments »

May 10th, 2009

Seeds Tumble Sunday; WTA Madrid Monday Schedule

Aussie Sam Stosur took the highest-seeded scalp, ousting No. 10 Agnieszka Radwanska 7-6(4), 6-1.

Posted by Staff @ 10:06 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

May 10th, 2009

Safina Boosts No. 1 Ranking with Revenge Win at WTA Rome

“I think yesterday’s match really helped me to push myself to play my best,” Safina said, referencing her win over Venus Williams. “Really, really I think I played one of my best matches yesterday. Against Kuzy, I had in my head that I had lost three finals this year. I didn’t want to have a reputation that I’m losing finals.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:16 am in Tennis | Comments Off

February 16th, 2009

Fish Snaps at San Jose Winner Stepanek; Sampras Beats McEnroe

“John McEnroe turns 50 tomorrow — it’s incredible how well this guy still plays,” Sampras said following the match. “I’m in awe of it actually. At 50, it’s amazing to move that well. It’s pretty incredible.” McEnroe beat Sampras last year en route to the Boston title. Todd Martin won the third-place match when Jim Courier pulled out with a bad back.

Posted by Staff @ 12:04 am in Tennis | 16 Comments »

November 25th, 2008

Tennis-X Notes: Argentine Fight Club; Mauresmo Not Done

If China is so “crazy for tennis” as one ESPN writer put it, how come there were so many empty seats at the Masters Cup matches, even the final? Fans are so crazy they forgot to go to the event?…

Posted by Staff @ 10:51 am in Tennis | 140 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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