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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 »

July 5th, 2012

Serena v Radwanska, Power v Guile in Wimbledon Women’s Final

The grunting Azarenka looked like she could force a third set, but not even her shrill “Byewwwwwwwwww!”s could propel her past Williams, whose exhalations seemed demure next to the exhorting Belarussian.

Posted by Staff @ 4:06 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 76 Comments »

July 5th, 2012

Wimbledon Women’s SF Preview: Heavy Favorite Serena Seeks Fifth Title

The Wimbledon women’s semifinals are set get underway later today.

Posted by Staff @ 7:42 am in Wimbledon | 31 Comments »

June 29th, 2012

Sharapova Wins, Lines Up Lisicki; Clijsters Strong at Wimbledon

“I faced her many times in the juniors,” said Sharapova, who was broken twice in the second set. “She used to be a nightmare for me because she used to slice and drop shot on clay. We used to have real battles, and we haven’t played since then. I knew her game really well and she didn’t have time to do all of that today on grass. If I’m hitting a hard-paced shot I don’t think she has time to create, which is something she likes to do. That’s her game, lots of slices and drop shots, get people kind of crazy.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:10 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 12 Comments »

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1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Rafael Nadal2 Na Li
3 Roger Federer3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 Tomas Berdych5 Agnieszka Radwanska
6 David Ferrer6 Maria Sharapova
7 Milos Raonic7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 Juan Martin Del Potro8 Angelique Kerber
9 Grigor Dimitrov9 Jelena Jankovic
10 Andy Murray10 Victoria Azarenka
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