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August 31st, 2012

Retiring Roddick Routs Tomic At US Open; Djokovic Breezes, Federer Faces Verdasco Saturday

Andy Roddick needs to retire more often, he looked great in a win Friday night over Bernard Tomic at the US Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:48 pm in US Open | 189 Comments »

August 30th, 2012

Federer Romps, Tsonga Upset As Roddick Announces Retirement At US Open

On an eventful day at the US Open, Andy Roddick announced his retirement, JW Tsonga was upset while Roger Federer stayed hot.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:35 pm in US Open | 19 Comments »

July 26th, 2012

Olympic Tennis Draw: Federer Has Path Of Gold While Djokovic, Murray Face Pitfalls

The men’s singles olympics draw is out, will Roger Federer return to Wimbledon and find his pot of gold?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:34 am in Olympics | 252 Comments »

June 1st, 2012

Federer, Djokovic Reach French Open Sweet 16; Nadal, Murray Look to Book Their Spots Saturday

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic advanced into the French Open sweet 16s; Rafael Nadal returns Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:56 pm in French Open | 82 Comments »

May 31st, 2012

Mathieu Edges Isner In French Open Marathon; Nadal Stays Hot As Federer, Djokovic, Del Potro Return Friday

John Inser doesn’t survive this marathon as Paul-Henri Mathieu upset the big American in a five set thriller at the French Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:50 pm in French Open | 242 Comments »

May 25th, 2012

Federer Lands In Djokovic’s Half (Again) As Nadal Enjoys Comfy Path To Seventh French Open Final

Rafael Nadal is looking good for a seventh French Open title.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:27 am in French Open | 167 Comments »

May 24th, 2012

Watch Murray Dominate Tsonga And Verdasco In A Game Of “Keepy-Uppies” [Video]

Watch Andy Murray dominate Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Fernando Verdasco in a game of Keepy-Uppies.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:43 am in Videos | 3 Comments »

May 22nd, 2012

By Securing The No. 2 Seed, Did Rafael Nadal Just Win The French Open?

Did Rafael Nadal just wrap up the French Open title by securing the No. 2 seeding?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:07 pm in French Open | 111 Comments »

May 7th, 2012

Djokovic Opens Madrid Title Defense Tuesday; Sharapova, Serena, Azarenka In WTA Action

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic begins the defense of his Madrid title on Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:33 pm in Madrid | 104 Comments »

May 4th, 2012

Madrid Draw: Blue Courts? Who Cares! Nadal Continues Clay Assault As Federer, Djokovic Loom

The Madrid Masters draw is out, can Rafael Nadal continue his clay success or will challengers Roger Federer or Novak Djokovic end his run?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:43 pm in Madrid | 195 Comments »

April 28th, 2012

Raonic Rockets Past Murray, Now Gets Ferrer At Barcelona; Nadal Unstoppable?

Milos Raonic scored his best ranking win beating Andy Murray in the Barcelona semifinals.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:03 am in Barcelona | 46 Comments »

April 24th, 2012

Nadal’s Clay Campaign Shifts To Spain, Murray Wins; Wozniacki Faces Jankovic In Stuttgart

Rafael Nadal continues his clay assault in Barcelona where he seeks a seventh title.

Posted by Staff @ 11:14 pm in Barcelona | 51 Comments »

April 22nd, 2012

Serbia, Czechs Gain Fed Cup Final; Women’s Top 8 in Stuttgart; Previews

Over the weekend the defending champion Czech Republic moved into the final behind current Wimbledon holder Petra Kvitova, and in the final they will meet the hungry Serbian squad, powered by former No. 1s Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic, with the Serbs in their first-ever final.

Posted by Staff @ 10:46 pm in Fed Cup, Tennis | 6 Comments »

April 17th, 2012

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: “Apparently French Players Get Better After 27 Years Old”

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga celebrated his 27th birthday with a win.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:25 pm in Monte Carlo | 7 Comments »

March 24th, 2012

Fernando Verdasco Tries Paddle Boarding In Miami, And Lives To Tell About It [Video]

Fernando Verdasco goes paddle boarding on Key Biscayne.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:38 pm in Miami, Videos | 5 Comments »