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August 5th, 2012

Rogers Cup Tennis Preview; Olympic Wrap

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Tomas Berdych, Janko Tipsarevic, Juan Mart�n del Potro, Juan Monaco, John Isner, Gilles Simon, Marin Cilic, Mardy Fish, Philipp Kohlschreiber, Kei Nishikori, Richard Gasquet, Florian Mayer, Milos Raonic

Posted by Staff @ 10:44 pm in Olympics, Tennis | 48 Comments »

July 22nd, 2012

Roddick Bests Isner To Reach Atlanta Final; Tipsarevic, Haas Seek Sunday Titles

Andy Roddick seeks his second ATP title in three tournaments Sunday in Atlanta.

Posted by Staff @ 1:28 am in Hamburg | 13 Comments »

July 16th, 2012

Serena, Errani, Isner, Ferrer, Tipsarevic Win Tennis Titles

“I just really wanted to win that game,” Williams said of the 4-5 game in the first. “I was up in that game and had so many break points, but she played well on them and I was making some errors. And then she even had a set point. But I just hung in there and tried to do the best I could, and thankfully I won that first set…I think Coco played really well today. She has a really strong, solid game.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:08 am in Tennis | 2 Comments »

July 15th, 2012

Top 10ers Serena, Errani, Ferrer, Tipsarevic Eye Sunday Titles

A bunch of Top 10 players will be gunning for tour titles on Sunday, including Wimbledon champion Serena Williams.

Posted by Staff @ 12:10 am in Newport, Stanford | 13 Comments »

May 12th, 2012

It’s Federer v Berdych For The Madrid Title, Who’ll Be Crowned Blue Clay GOAT?

The blue clay has yielded Roger Federer and Tomas Berdych in an offensive-minded Madrid final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:35 pm in Tennis | 292 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 7th, 2012

The Stepanek-Tipsarevic Davis Cup Kerfuffle: Janko Says Radek Gave Him The Middle Finger Instead Of A Handshake! [Video]

Did Radek Stepanek give Janko Tipsarevic the middle finger after losing to the Serb in a five set Davis Cup thriller on Friday?

Posted by Staff @ 10:49 am in Davis Cup | 73 Comments »

March 29th, 2012

Nadal Wins Over Tsonga, Drunken Fans at Sony Miami

Wildcard Venus Williams also saw her run come to an end at her first event of 2012, worked over by No. 5 seed Aggie Radwanska 6-4, 6-1, who will next face Bartoli.

Posted by Staff @ 12:28 am in Miami | 100 Comments »

March 27th, 2012

Out-Of-Shape Americans Serena, Roddick Upset; Nadal, Murray Close In On Miami SF, But Will Rafa’s Knee Hold Up?

American veterans Serena Williams and Andy Roddick were both stunned on Tuesday at Miami.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:39 pm in Miami | 204 Comments »

March 1st, 2012

Murray v Berdych, Tsonga v Del Potro Thursday In Dubai; Roddick Out For Revenge In Delray

With seven of the top 10 in the quarterfinals, it promises to be a blockbuster day in Dubai.

Posted by Staff @ 12:46 am in Dubai | 90 Comments »

January 6th, 2012

Murray Tackles Tomic In Brisbane; It’s All French After Federer, Nadal Exit Doha

Andy Murray and Bernard Tomic meet in an intriguing semifinal at Brisbane tonight.

Posted by Staff @ 11:07 pm in Brisbane, Doha | 72 Comments »

December 31st, 2011

Injured Nadal Head Doha; ATP/WTA Previews; Tennis-X Notes

Nadal essentially stated that even with a bad shoulder, he is taking the Middle Eastern cash tour that this week also included the lucrative Abu Dhabi exhibition. After the Australian Open he says he will shut it down for a month to heal-up, missing the Dubai event.

Posted by Staff @ 2:07 pm in Tennis | 38 Comments »

November 24th, 2011

Djokovic Blown Out On Bad Day For Serbia At ATP Finals; Nadal, Tsonga Eye SF

Novak Djokovic put in his worst effort of the season in a shock loss to David Ferrer today.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:13 am in Tennis | 153 Comments »

October 30th, 2011

Azarenka, Kvitova Meet For WTA Champs Title; Del Potro, Tsonga Tangle In Vienna

Victoria Azarenka and Petra Kvitova will clash Sunday in the finals of the WTA Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.

Posted by Staff @ 1:14 am in WTA | 103 Comments »

October 23rd, 2011

Monfils, Tipsy, Azarenka, Cibulkova Capture ATP/WTA Titles

The No. 1 seed failed to drop a set throughout the tournament. “Monica has a unique game, a really different style,” Azarenka said. “You really have to dig deep and be patient against her, but you also have to be aggressive. If you stand there and just dig the balls back, she can beat you. So I just tried to stay aggressive and fight for every point and I’m happy how it turned out.”

Posted by Staff @ 4:56 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

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1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Andy Murray2 Simona Halep
3 Roger Federer3 Maria Sharapova
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Garbine Muguruza Blanco
5 Tomas Berdych5 Petra Kvitova
6 Kei Nishikori6 Agnieszka Radwanska
7 Rafael Nadal7 Lucie Safarova
8 David Ferrer8 Flavia Pennetta
9 Milos Raonic9 Angelique Kerber
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