July 27th, 2011
Tennis-X Funk/Trunk: Mad Andy Coming; Martina Makes Roger Wait
Lots of retirement talk — not from Andy, but from the pundits. Should emerge at first U.S. summer hardcourt event with a big F-U chip on his shoulder. Needs to find a new coach. But not a new wife.
Posted by Staff @ 11:29 am in Tennis | 2 Comments »
December 19th, 2010
Nadal Wins Player of the Year, ‘Heist’ Honor in 2010 Tennis-X Year-End Awards
The winners of the 2010 Tennis-X Awards are announced.
Posted by Staff @ 12:20 pm in 2010 Season | 18 Comments »
October 29th, 2010
Elena Dementieva Announces Her Retirement from Tennis
Elena Dementieva announced her retirement from tennis today.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:58 pm in Doha, WTA | 31 Comments »
October 25th, 2010
Clijsters the Favorite at Williams-Less Doha WTA Championships
The WTA Championships begin Tuesday, who’ll win?
Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:32 pm in Doha, WTA | 15 Comments »
October 23rd, 2010
Muster Playing ATP Vienna; WTA Champs This Week: Previews
Former No. 1 Tommy Muster returns at 43 years old!; interesting opening-round matches include (1) Melzer after a bye potentially facing (WC) Blake, and (5) Gulbis vs. Muster…
Posted by Staff @ 6:48 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »
October 17th, 2010
Jankovic Headlines Moscow; Dementieva in Luxembourg: WTA Previews
Notes: (1) Dementieva opens against Peng, and (3) Wickmayer against the Osaka finalist Schnyder; wildcards went to Dementieva, Russian Yulia Putintseva, Luxembourg’s Mandy Minella, and France’s Virginie Razzano; in last year’s final Francesca Schiavone defeated Olga Govortsova.
Posted by Staff @ 11:36 pm in Tennis | 8 Comments »
October 2nd, 2010
Nadal Stunned in Bangkok; Wozniacki Takes Tokyo
US Open champion Rafael Nadal gets shocked in Bangkok.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:37 am in 2010 Season | 182 Comments »
October 2nd, 2010
Wozniacki Bests Critics, Dementieva for WTA Tokyo Title
Wozniacki stands at No. 1 in the Race to the Sony Ericsson Championships Singles Standings, meaning if the season ended today, she would be crowned the year-end No. 1 player.
Posted by Staff @ 10:35 am in Tennis | 4 Comments »
October 1st, 2010
Nadal Rolls, Gulbis Falls in Bangkok; Soderling, Berdych Upset in Kuala Lumpur
Rafael Nadal won his ninth straight match on hardcourts.
Posted by Staff @ 7:35 pm in 2010 Season | 19 Comments »
September 30th, 2010
Nadal Collects 60th Win, Verdasco Upset in Bangkok; Soderling, Berdych Cruise in KL
Rafael Nadal won his 60th match of the tennis seasons today.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:55 pm in 2010 Season | 40 Comments »
September 6th, 2010
Murray Makes a Mess; Wozniacki v. Sharapova in Blonde Battle Today at US Open
Upsets hit the US Open Sunday, all eyes on Wozniacki v. Sharapova today.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:49 am in US Open | 375 Comments »
August 14th, 2010
Ivanovic Says ‘F**** You,’ Clijsters Favored Next Week at WTA Montreal
The development was that Montreal’s star power suddenly began to dip with all the pull-outs, and Lapierre came back to Ivanovic with the wildcard offer — which she promptly told him, in so many words, to stick up his ass.
Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 4:38 pm in Tennis | 11 Comments »
August 7th, 2010
Jankovic Headlines; Only 1 American Direct Entry at WTA Cincinnati
The sadly-slowing American drumbeat goes on this week at the Western & Southern Financial Group Women’s Open. World No. 1 Serena Williams is sidelined with a cut foot, and elder sister Venus is out with a tweaked knee. No Americans are seeded, and only one American, Melanie Oudin, got directly into the main draw via her ranking (barely).
Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 4:55 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »
July 30th, 2010
Hobbled Murray Wins LA Summer Opener; Sharapova v. Dementieva in Stanford
Andy Murray fought through stiffness in his summer hardcourt opener.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:49 am in Los Angeles, Stanford | 49 Comments »
June 3rd, 2010
Stosur, Schiavone Unlikely French Open Finalists
In the final Stosur will face Francesca Schiavone, the first Italian woman to reach a Grand Slam final, who advanced to the championship match when opponent Elena Dementieva retired after the first set with a calf muscle injury.
Posted by Staff @ 11:46 am in French Open, Tennis | 32 Comments »
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