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May 3rd, 2013

Serena Williams Leads Insanely Tough Field at WTA Madrid

Notes: Insane field with two former No. 1s and an additional Slam champ all unseeded…The Top 3 seeds are current or former No. 1s…Tough opening-round matches are (5) Na vs. Tamira Paszek then the winner of Venus and (WC) Medina Garrigues, (3) Azarenka vs. Pavlyuchenkova, (11) Petrova vs. a qualifier then likely Kuznetsova, (16) Ivanovic vs. a qualifier then likely her Serb countrywoman Jankovic, (9) Stosur vs. the clay-savvy Suarez Navarro, and (2) Sharapova vs. a qualifier then likely Peng…No blue clay this year…Former champs in the field are Serena Williams (2012) and Kvitova (2011).

Posted by Staff @ 11:21 pm in Madrid, Tennis | 4 Comments »

April 8th, 2013

Canada in Davis Cup Semis; Serena Wins; Previews

Argentine career Challenger-level player Carlos Berlocq won the fifth and deciding singles over Frenchman Gilles Simon in four sets to clinch the tie, setting up a semifinal at the Czech Republic. Earlier Jo-Wilfried Tsonga had kept France in the tie, forcing the deciding match by easily defeating Juan Monaco.

Posted by Staff @ 12:41 am in Tennis | 10 Comments »

April 7th, 2013

Serena Williams Got Angry At Jelena Jankovic, Then Won Six Straight Games [Video]

Jelena Jankovic had the match in hand until she upset Serena Williams. Then Serena took charge and won 12 of the last 14 games to win another Charleston title.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:59 pm in Videos | 26 Comments »

April 7th, 2013

Serena Slams Venus, Meets Jankovic For Charleston Title

In one of their most lopsided meetings, Serena slammed sister Venus in the Charleston semifinals on Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:41 am in Clay Season | 1 Comment »

April 5th, 2013

Venus, Serena Collide For First Time Since 2009 In Charleston On Saturday; Jankovic Wins 500th Match

Sister act 24: Venus and Serena meet for the first time since 2009 in the Charleston semifinals on Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:59 pm in Clay Season | 2 Comments »

March 28th, 2013

Jelena Jankovic Wasn’t Happy At All With Her Schedule This Week In Miami

Jelena Jankovic wasn’t pleased she had to play night then day in the Miami semifinals Thursday.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:50 pm in Miami | 1 Comment »

February 24th, 2013

Tsonga, Ferrer, Kvitova Among 6 ATP/WTA Title Winners

“I’m so happy I was able to come here to Bogota for the first time and winning my 13th WTA title here makes the experience even better,” Jankovic said. The Serb last raised a trophy at Indian Wells in 2010, and was 0-5 in finals since then entering Bogota. The Argentine Ormaechea had never advanced past a WTA quarterfinal before the week.

Posted by Staff @ 10:39 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

November 4th, 2012

Czechs Defend Fed Cup; Ferrer, Petrova Collect Titles

“After my match against [Roberta] Vinci last night I didn’t think I’d have enough time to recover, but I did all the right things and woke up feeling good,” said Petrova, who was not broken on serve in her last 24 service games of the tournament. “I knew this was the last one and that I just had to give everything I had left…I didn’t really have so much left in my tank, so I had to play smart and keep the points short.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:05 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

August 11th, 2012

Federer, Djokovic, Serena Headline Cincinnati Tennis: Previews

the Top 8 seeds receive first round byes, and tough openers include (15) Kohlschreiber vs. (WC) Baker, winner to meet the Harrison vs. Tomic victor; (10) Fish vs. F-Lo, (8) Monaco possibly vs. The Worm 2nd rd., (4) Ferrer possibly vs. Wawrinka 2nd rd., (14) Nishikori vs. Granoller, winner to possibly meet (WC) Blake; (11) Simon vs. Baghdatis, winner to meet Raonic vs. Gasquet victor; (6) Del Potro vs. Nalbandian/Haas winner, (9) Isner vs. Viktor Troicki, victor to face (WC) Hewitt vs. Mikhail Youzhny winner; (3) Murray possibly opening vs. (WC) Querrey, and (13) Dolgopolov vs. Davydenko

Posted by Staff @ 10:22 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »

July 28th, 2012

Wimbledon Champs Federer, Serena Open Olympic Tennis Event Saturday

The Olympics tennis event opens today at Wimbledon with Roger Federer and Serena Williams headlining.

Posted by Staff @ 7:51 am in Olympics | 81 Comments »

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ATP - Apr 14 WTA - Apr 14
1 Rafael Nadal1 Serena Williams
2 Novak Djokovic2 Na Li
3 Stanislas Wawrinka3 Agnieszka Radwanska
4 Roger Federer4 Victoria Azarenka
5 Tomas Berdych5 Simona Halep
6 David Ferrer6 Petra Kvitova
7 Juan Martin Del Potro7 Angelique Kerber
8 Andy Murray8 Jelena Jankovic
9 Richard Gasquet9 Maria Sharapova
10 Milos Raonic10 Dominika Cibulkova
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