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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 »

February 15th, 2009

WTA Dubai Tennis Event Kicks Out Israel’s Peer

And if the Peer situation happened at, say, a little event like Hobart or Budapest, would the WTA have immediately nipped it in the bud rather than letting a sponsor/tournament/nation blatantly break the rules?

Posted by Richard Vach @ 2:13 pm in 2009 Season, Tennis | 88 Comments »