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July 19th, 2015

Venus Williams in Turkey; WTA/ATP Previews This Week

Tough starts for (1) Venus in the 2nd rd. vs. the Bastad runner-up Barthel, (4) Cornet vs. Wickmayer, (5) Giorgi vs. Cibulkova, and (2) Svitolina vs. Rybarikova…Veterans Daniela Hantuchova and Francesca Schiavone also floating around…Wildcards went to Turkey’s Cagla Buyukakcay and Ipek Soylu, and the No. 4 seed Cornet…Pulling from the event were Belinda Bencic, Alexandra Dulgheru, Kristina Mladenovic, Monica Niculescu and Flavia Pennetta…Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki beat No. 2 Roberta Vinci in last year’s final…Pavlyuchenkova (2010) is the lone returning former champ in the field.

Posted by Staff @ 10:21 pm in Tennis | No Comments »

March 7th, 2015

James Ward’s First Career 0-2 Comeback Came At The Expense Of John Isner In Davis Cup [Video]

James Ward did it to the U.S. again.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:07 pm in Davis Cup | 9 Comments »

February 1st, 2014

Querrey Choke Leaves Murray, Brits on the Verge of Davis Cup Victory

Querrey, who has taken a set off Rafael Nadal on clay in Davis Cup play (in Spain!), folded like a lawn chair on Friday in the second singles match against Britain 1-6, 7-6(3), 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. Querrey led two sets to one and a break in the fourth and the match looked to be over. Until Querrey realized the situation.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:04 am in Davis Cup, Tennis | 29 Comments »

June 10th, 2011

Nadal Out, Roddick, Murray, Tsonga, Ward Into Queen’s SF

“I didn’t play badly at the beginning,” Nadal said. “He was serving really well. Second set I had my chances, in my opinion. Probably after losing second set mentally I lost my concentration. First game [of the third set] mentally a little bit tired. A lot of matches in a row. And after that with the break in the third it was a mountain for me to come back into the match.”

Posted by Staff @ 4:22 pm in Tennis | 97 Comments »

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