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February 22nd, 2013

Simon Upends Del Potro, Meets Tsonga In Marseille SF; Spaniards Ferrer, Almagro, Lopez Also Friday Winners

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga saved 5 matchpoints against Bernard Tomic in Marseille while the run of Jack Sock came to and end in Marseille.

Posted by Staff @ 9:58 pm in Dubai, Marseille, Memphis | 70 Comments »

June 18th, 2011

Bartoli, Seppi, Tursunov, Vinci Collect Pre-Wimbledon Grass Titles; X-Notes

John Isner on playing Nicolas Mahut again: “It’s going to be pretty nuts. I couldn’t believe it. I joked with him earlier in the week, last week, and said, ‘Watch us play each other.’ And he said, ‘No, there’s no way. That’s not even funny.’”

Posted by Staff @ 5:37 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 45 Comments »

October 7th, 2010

Djokovic, Roddick, Nadal Could be Tested Friday; Wozniacki Hits No. 1

A big day in men’s tennis is on tap for Friday.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:56 pm in 2010 Season, beijing | 152 Comments »

October 4th, 2010

Del Potro Manhandled in Tokyo; Berdych, Verdasco Upset in Beijing; Nadal, Roddick Today

Juan Martin Del Potro is still winless in his comeback. Rafael Nadal leads five of the top 6 in action today.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 1:17 pm in beijing | 42 Comments »

October 3rd, 2010

Nadal, Big Boys in Action at Beijing, Tokyo: ATP Previews

Lots of dangerous floaters in Beijing, with first-round matches of interest including Fish vs. Tipsarevic (winner to face (1) Djokovic), (6) Verdasco vs. Kohlschreiber (winner to face (WC) Isner), (3) Soderling vs. Robredo, (7) Youzhny vs. Ljubicic, and (2) Murray facing a qualifying-tested Mathieu.

Posted by Staff @ 1:41 pm in Tennis | 35 Comments »

August 2nd, 2009

ATP/WTA Previews: Roddick Dissed by NYT; Federer Davis Cup

Seeds: Andy Roddick, Juan Martin Del Potro, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Fernando Gonzalez, Robin Soderling, Marin Cilic, Tommy Robredo, Tomas Berdych, Mardy Fish, Tommy Haas, Ivo Karlovic, Viktor Troicki, Igor Andreev, Dmitry Tursunov, Dudi Sela, Sam Querrey

Posted by Staff @ 10:39 pm in Tennis | 163 Comments »

July 17th, 2009

Andy Roddick Withdraws from Indianapolis

Wimbledon runner-up and two-time Indianapolis Tennis Championship presented by Lilly champion Andy Roddick, 26, has announced his withdrawal from this year’s tournament.

Posted by Staff @ 3:29 pm in indianapolis, US Open Series | 58 Comments »

June 21st, 2009

Becker, Tursunov, Woz Win Titles; Wimbledon Next

No. 6-seeded Dane Caroline Wozniacki won the women’s title for her fifth of the year, beating unseeded Frenchwoman Virginie Razzano 7-6(5), 7-5. It was the career-first grasscourt title for Wozniacki, who further shored-up her Top 10 status. “It’s my first title on grass so that means a lot to me. I’ve beaten some great players, some great grasscourt players,” Wozniacki said. “This tournament had a very strong field.” Razzano toppled the top-seeded Elena Dementieva en route to the final.

Posted by Staff @ 11:40 pm in Tennis | 11 Comments »

March 26th, 2009

Dmitry Tursunov in Miami: From Russia with 30-Love

“It’s not really you. You’re basically trying to make a facade for the people. You’re never gonna please everybody, anyway. Somebody’s gonna say, ‘This guy’s a dick.’ Somebody’s gonna say, ‘He’s a nice guy.’ If they catch you at a bad time and you snap and say something bad, you’re not being polite, they form an opinion of you basically being an ass. When you’re in a happy mood, you’re the greatest guy out there. It’s kind of a difficult time to be in the public eye because everything you do is under a microscope.”

Posted by Staff @ 1:40 pm in Tennis | 16 Comments »

June 26th, 2008

Roddick, Blake, Sharapova Stink Up Wimbledon

Andy Roddick looked terrible today against Janko Tipsarevic in a stunning defeat. Maria Sharapova stunk up the house with her play in a loss to the 154th-ranked Alla Kudryatseva, and James Blake, well, he went James Blake losing from ahead in crushing five-set defeat to Rainer Schuettler.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:48 pm in Wimbledon | 110 Comments »

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