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March 12th, 2013

Gulbis Lines Up Nadal, Women Struggle at Indian Wells

“I should have won easier,” said the outspoken Latvian, who was also a qualifier in his previous event at Delray Beach where he ran all the way to the title. “I played better than him the first set. I played better than him the whole match, I think. It’s just that the first match just mentally I destroyed myself, and that’s what happened.”

Posted by Staff @ 7:56 am in Tennis | 149 Comments »

December 30th, 2012

Azarenka Leads Stacked Brisbane: ATP/WTA Previews

Notes: Not the prettiest field for the million-dollar oil-laden event, as the top dogs take the exo cash this week in Abu Dhabi…”Gasquet Back!” says the ATP website!…(8) Andujar opens against the Wimbledon Nadal-killer Rosol, and (3) Kohlschreiber will likely meet Monfils in the second round…Of the seeded players, only Youzhny and Troicki have career winning records in Doha…Davydenko (2010) is the lone returning champ in the field.

Posted by Staff @ 1:25 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »

October 24th, 2012

Sharapova, Azarenka, Serena Survive Wild Day At WTA Championships; Victoria Tries To Clinch No. 1 Ranking Thursday

On one of the most competitve days ever at the WTA champions, favorites Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka all survived upset bids.

Posted by Staff @ 10:51 pm in WTA Championships | 14 Comments »

October 22nd, 2012

Azarenka, Serena, Sharapova Battle In Istanbul For No. 1 Ranking, Player Of The Year Honors

The WTA Championships begin Tuesday in Istanbul as the trio of Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams bidding for supremacy.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:38 pm in WTA Championships | 11 Comments »

October 4th, 2012

Gasquet Upset In Beijing; Top Seeds Djokovic, Murray In QF Action Friday

Richard Gasquet was upset today in Beijing. Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic are scheduled tonight in their respective Asian events.

Posted by Staff @ 3:06 pm in beijing | 17 Comments »

August 31st, 2012

Venus Williams Drama-filled Exit Headlines Thurs. US Open Play

Williams appeared in control in the third, up a break 4-2 when Kerber broke back for 4-3 on serve. Kerber held for 4-4, then Venus for 5-4. Kerber held through a tough game for 5-5, then pressure Venus in the next game to get the break and the 6-5 lead before serving out the match.

Posted by Staff @ 12:22 am in Tennis, US Open | 143 Comments »

August 21st, 2012

Federer, Serena: Pre-Draw US Open Favorites?

Here’s are my early favorites for the US Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:55 pm in US Open | 160 Comments »

August 20th, 2012

Federer King, Li Queen of Cincinnati

“This was the first win here I had also after I had twins, right? So it’s great coming back here,” Federer said. “I’ve been able to win five. It’s obviously incredible because I remember the first few here I struggled. Now looking back it’s just unbelievable. Plus this was probably the best week ever here in Cincinnati for me never dropping my serve and all that stuff and beating Novak in the final. This was very sweet. No doubt about it.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:31 am in Tennis | 37 Comments »

August 18th, 2012

Djokovic v. Del Potro In Bronze Rematch, Winner Gets A Swiss Sunday In Cincy; Serena Falls, Venus Rises

Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin Del Potro will clash in a rematch of their Olympic bronze medal match in Cincinnati Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:10 am in Cincinnati | 105 Comments »

August 11th, 2012

Federer, Djokovic, Serena Headline Cincinnati Tennis: Previews

the Top 8 seeds receive first round byes, and tough openers include (15) Kohlschreiber vs. (WC) Baker, winner to meet the Harrison vs. Tomic victor; (10) Fish vs. F-Lo, (8) Monaco possibly vs. The Worm 2nd rd., (4) Ferrer possibly vs. Wawrinka 2nd rd., (14) Nishikori vs. Granoller, winner to possibly meet (WC) Blake; (11) Simon vs. Baghdatis, winner to meet Raonic vs. Gasquet victor; (6) Del Potro vs. Nalbandian/Haas winner, (9) Isner vs. Viktor Troicki, victor to face (WC) Hewitt vs. Mikhail Youzhny winner; (3) Murray possibly opening vs. (WC) Querrey, and (13) Dolgopolov vs. Davydenko

Posted by Staff @ 10:22 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »

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ATP - Apr 14 WTA - Apr 14
1 Rafael Nadal1 Serena Williams
2 Novak Djokovic2 Na Li
3 Stanislas Wawrinka3 Agnieszka Radwanska
4 Roger Federer4 Victoria Azarenka
5 Tomas Berdych5 Simona Halep
6 David Ferrer6 Petra Kvitova
7 Juan Martin Del Potro7 Angelique Kerber
8 Andy Murray8 Jelena Jankovic
9 Richard Gasquet9 Maria Sharapova
10 Milos Raonic10 Dominika Cibulkova
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