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May 11th, 2009

ESPN Classic to Televise Agassi(s)-Henman-Clijsters Wimbledon Exo

The action will include a gentlemen’s singles match, a ladies’ singles match, and mixed doubles. All matches will be one set, with a tiebreaker. The telecast will be produced by the BBC, with Andrew Castle and former notable British tennis player John Lloyd on the call.

Posted by Staff @ 8:53 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

March 8th, 2009

Agassi to Play 1st Senior Tennis Event; Sharapova Out of IW Singles

HEWITT FADES, GUCCIONE SAVES — Australia defeated Thailand 3-2 on Sunday in Davis Cup zonal play when Lleyton Hewitt faded in the heat 2-6, 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-4, 6-1 to No. 155-ranked Danai Udomchoke, but Chris Guccione saved the day with a fifth-match 6-3, 7-5, 7-6(4) win over Kittipong Wachiramanowong…

Posted by Staff @ 11:22 pm in Tennis | 5 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 »

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 »