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February 27th, 2016

Italians Vinci, Errani Head WTA Events in Malaysia, Mexico This Week

(1) Errani looking at the hot-handed Cibulkova 2nd rd., and Wozniacki can seemingly lose to anyone at any time, with a ranking that has plunged to No. 22…Wildcards went to Mexico’s Victoria Rodriguez and Marcela Zacarias, and former French Open champ Francesca Schiavone…

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 pm in Kuala Lumpur, Monterrey, Tennis | 2 Comments »

January 16th, 2016

Upset Expert Cornet Beats Bouchard for WTA Hobart, Targets Halep

For Bouchard, who had a disastrous 2015 campaign which included suing the US Open after a slip and fall in the locker room, it was her first trip to a final since the 2014 Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 1:42 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

January 2nd, 2016

Djokovic, Nadal Lead Loaded Doha; ATP/WTA Week 1 Previews

Federer has won the most singles titles of any player in Doha, and is a perfect 3-0 in finals…Ferrer beat Berdych in last year’s final…Nadal, who is playing doubles with Verdasco, has won the most doubles titles of anyone at the event with four (2005,’09,’11,’15)…Former singles champs in the field are Ferrer (2015), Nadal (2014), and Federer (2011,’06-05).

Posted by Staff @ 8:56 pm in Tennis | 52 Comments »

November 17th, 2015

USTA Says It’s Not Their Fault That Eugenie Bouchard Fell In The US Open Locker Room

The USTA strikes back at Eugenie Bouchard.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:21 am in 2015 Season, US Open | 14 Comments »

October 15th, 2015

Eugenie Bouchard Hits US Open, USTA With A Seven Figure Lawsuit For Head Injury

Eugenie Bouchard is seeking millions of dollars in a lawsuit against the US Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:53 am in Injuries, US Open | 24 Comments »

October 5th, 2015

Dizzy Bouchard Retires In Beijing, Djokovic, Nadal Play Tuesday; Nishikori Wins Tokyo Opener

Former champions Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal open play Tuesday in Beijing. Venus Williams also meets Ana Ivanovic.

Posted by Staff @ 7:29 pm in Asia, beijing | 7 Comments »

September 6th, 2015

Eugenie Bouchard Withdraws From US Open After Sustaining A Concussion In Locker Room Fall

Eugenie Bouchard suffered a concussion while heading to an ice bath Friday night.

Posted by Staff @ 5:18 pm in US Open | 4 Comments »

August 29th, 2015

Preview: Odds Against Serena Williams at US Open

Contrary to what commentator Chris Evert says, Serena Williams is the GOAT. She, the Martinas, everyone else is out. But having said that, the odds are against Serena that she is going to win the US Open and complete the calendar year Grand Slam. The pressure build up is too great.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 1:07 pm in Tennis, US Open | 42 Comments »

August 12th, 2015

Serena Rallies To Beat Pennetta In Toronto; Bouchard Bounced By Bencic

Serena Williams rallied once again to win a match while Eugenie Bouchard resumed her slump.

Posted by Staff @ 9:43 am in Canadian Open | 9 Comments »

August 7th, 2015

Eugenie Bouchard Splits With Coach Sam Sumyk

Eugenie Bouchard has parted ways with her coach.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:43 am in Coaching | Comments Off

July 23rd, 2015

Milos Raonic And Eugenie Bouchard Play Tennis On A Floating Tennis Court [Video]

Canadian stars hit with the kids on the water.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:38 am in Videos | 1 Comment »

July 1st, 2015

Slumping Eugenie Bouchard Wants This “Learning Experience” To Be Over

Eugenie Bouchard’s tailspin continues.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:19 am in Wimbledon | 1 Comment »

June 30th, 2015

Halep, Bouchard Prepare for Rankings Plunge After Tuesday Wimbledon Fiascoes

“I think emotion. I wasn’t there,” Halep said. “I couldn’t handle it very well. She came back in a good way with her game. She was pushing me a lot. She was aggressive. But I can say that I let her come in and play aggressive…Inside and emotionally I have to work more to take the stress out. I want to go on court and say, ‘I don’t care what I’m doing, just to go play tennis.’ It will come soon. I believe and I have this confidence.”

Posted by Staff @ 6:30 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 6 Comments »

June 26th, 2015

Wimbledon Preview: Who Can Stop Serena? Nobody.

Bouchard will drop an ****-load of points after this event. Serena is going for a third Slam in pursuit of all four this year.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:48 pm in Tennis | 13 Comments »

June 22nd, 2015

ATP/WTA Previews: Kvitova, Woz in Eastbourne

Notes: Tough draws go to (1) Ferrer after a bye potentially vs. Baghdatis…Wildcards went to Brits Kyle Edmund and James Ward, American Taylor Harry Fritz, and German Alexander Zverev…

Posted by Staff @ 1:30 am in Tennis | Comments Off