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March 25th, 2012

Federer, Djokovic Ease Into Miami Third Round; Murray v Raonic (Hopefully) On Tap For Sunday

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Roddick were all easy winners on Saturday in Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 1:12 am in Miami | 61 Comments »

March 22nd, 2012

Venus, Clijsters Make Winning Returns In Miami; Serena, Sharapova, Harrison, Nadal Today

Venus Williams and Kim Clijsters made successful returns from ailments Wednesday in Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 9:41 am in Miami | 16 Comments »

March 22nd, 2012

Kim Clijsters: “I Do Plan On Trying To Play A Full Schedule This Year”

Kim Clijsters now plans on playing a full season on the tennis tour.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:18 am in Miami | 1 Comment »

March 21st, 2012

Venus Williams Returns Today In Miami; Kleybanova Gets First Win After Cancer Battle

The first round of the women’s event is all about the comebacks: Alisa Kleybanova, Venus Williams and Kim Clijsters.

Posted by Staff @ 9:14 am in Miami | 7 Comments »

February 22nd, 2012

Victoria Azarenka Withdraws From Dubai; Ankle Injuries All The Rage On The WTA

Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from Dubai with an ankle injury.

Posted by Staff @ 10:11 am in 2012 Season, Injuries | Comments Off on Victoria Azarenka Withdraws From Dubai; Ankle Injuries All The Rage On The WTA

February 16th, 2012

Roddick Nearly Tumbles Out Of San Jose; Federer Wins; Caroline Continues To Crumble

Andy Roddick turns his ankle in San Jose but gets a win.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:28 am in Doha, San Jose | 49 Comments »

January 29th, 2012

Tennis Previews: Fed Cup; ATP Montpellier, Vina del Mar, Zagreb

With no one ranked in the Top 100, should Switzerland have pulled Martina Hingis and Patty Schnyder out of retirement against Sam Stosur and Australia?

Posted by Staff @ 2:03 pm in Fed Cup, Tennis | 1 Comment »

January 26th, 2012

Sharapova, Azarenka Shriek Into Australian Open Final; Tennis-X Notes

Sharapova will now face Azarenka, a 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 winner over Kim Clijsters, who is appearing in her first Grand Slam final. Australian Open fans are preparing for 1-1/2 hours of sounds of the hospital birthing ward.

Posted by Staff @ 9:22 am in Tennis | 21 Comments »

January 25th, 2012

Women’s Semifinal Preview: Kvitova, Sharapova, Azarenka Bid For No. 1 Ranking And Australian Open Final

Women’s Australian Open semifinal preview.

Posted by Staff @ 9:33 pm in Australian Open | 111 Comments »

January 24th, 2012

Are Djokovic, Murray Headed To The Australian Open SFs? Women’s No. 1 Ranking Race Heats Up

Will Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray join Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open semifinals?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:52 pm in Australian Open | 187 Comments »

January 23rd, 2012

Federer v. Del Potro, Who’s The Pick? Clijsters Tests Ankle, Nadal Out For Blood Against Berdych At Australian Open QFs

Roger Federer and Juan Martin Del Potro meet in a rematch of their epic 2009 US Open final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:53 pm in Australian Open | 269 Comments »

January 22nd, 2012

Clijsters, Nadal, Federer Charge Into Quarterfinals at Australian Open

The No. 3 seed Azarenka and No. 8 Agnieszka Radwanska also set up a quarterfinal meeting with wins on Sunday, Azarenka defeating Czech Iveta Benesova 6-2, 6-2, and Radwanska pounding No. 22 Julia Goerges 6-1, 6-1.

Posted by Staff @ 10:23 am in Tennis | 205 Comments »

January 21st, 2012

Can Tomic Beat Federer At The Australian Open? Clijsters v. Li Na In Final Rematch

It’s the match all of Australian will be watching, teen Bernard Tomic against Roger Federer tonight at the Australian Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:46 pm in Australian Open | 143 Comments »

January 16th, 2012

Woz Wins Under Radar; Clijsters Clunky Start at Australian Open; X-Notes

World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki is not a morning person: “I’m not a morning person. I like to sleep. I like to sleep during the day as well. I like my naps. And I feel good in the evening.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:04 am in Tennis | 2 Comments »

January 15th, 2012

Federer, Nadal Face Qualifiers Monday At Australian Open; Can Tomic Handle Pressure?

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are featured opening day at the Australian Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:48 am in Australian Open | 133 Comments »