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January 13th, 2013

Djokovic Opens Australian Open Title Defense; Aussie Hopes Hewitt, Stosur Also In Action

On a packed opening day Australian Open schedule, Novak Djokovic begins his title defense.

Posted by Staff @ 10:03 am in Australian Open | 34 Comments »

January 10th, 2013

Australian Open Preview: Federer Was Right, Djokovic Is The Clear Favorite Thanks To A Cush Draw

The draw is out for the first Grand Slam of the tennis season and defending champion Novak Djokovic should breeze to the final weekend.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:00 pm in Australian Open | 161 Comments »

December 8th, 2012

Looking Through The Years: Federer Is Better than Ever

We all know the greatness that is Roger Federer. We know that, at this point, literally every match he places bares some kind of historic significance.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 10:11 am in 2012 Season, ATP | 221 Comments »

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 »

July 31st, 2012

Federer, Djokovic, Serena, Sharapova Lead A Full Wednesday At Olympics; Tsonga Sets Record

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray all were on their game in second round wins.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:00 pm in Olympics | 149 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 »

July 8th, 2012

Serena Williams Back on Court; Isner at Newport; ATP/WTA Previews

Notes: Of course Isner could meet Mahut in the second round; players looking to get additional grasscourt practice in for the Olympics in London at Wimbledon; first-rounders of interest are (5) Bogomolov Jr. vs. Querrey, and (WC) Hewitt vs. Canadian riser Vasek “Popsicle” Pospisil; other wildcards went to Americans Jack Sock and Harrison; Isner (2011) is the lone returning champ in the field.

Posted by Staff @ 11:37 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »

January 21st, 2012

Masterful Hewitt Outserves Raonic; Djokovic, Murray, Serena Criuse At Australian Open

Lleyton Hewitt still has the magic while tournament favorites Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Serena Williams roll at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:17 am in Australian Open | 182 Comments »

January 19th, 2012

Roddick Retires, Kvitova Escapes Thursday at Australian Open

Other Top 10 winners were (4) Andy Murray, (5) David Ferrer winning in five over American Ryan Sweeting, (6) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, and (9) Janko Tipsarevic coming from a set down against Aussie James Duckworth.

Posted by Staff @ 9:25 am in Tennis | 97 Comments »

January 17th, 2012

Djokovic Dominates While Murray Drops A Set; Federer, Nadal Return At Australian Open

Novak Djokovic impressed in his 2012 season opener at the Australian Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:58 pm in Australian Open | 121 Comments »

December 28th, 2011

Lucky To Be Walking, Lleyton Hewitt Confident Of Playing The Australian Open

Lleyton Hewitt has an injured left big toe.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:01 am in 2012 Season, Australian Open | 1 Comment »

August 23rd, 2011

Hewitt, Roanic Withdraw from US Open

Lleyton Hewitt and Milos Raonic have withdrawn from the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:41 am in Injuries, US Open | 8 Comments »

June 23rd, 2011

Hewitt Can’t Cross Finish, Federer is Federer Day 4 at Wimbledon

No. 7 seed David Ferrer was in trouble when his match was postponed, trailing unseeded American Ryan Harrison two sets to one.

Posted by Staff @ 5:47 pm in Tennis | 13 Comments »

March 8th, 2011

Djokovic Draws Federer Again in SF; Nadal, Murray on Easy Street Early at Indian Wells?

The Indian Wells draw is out, Sean Randall offers his thoughts.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:45 pm in Indian Wells | 105 Comments »

February 18th, 2011

Roddick, Hewitt Renew Rivalry in Memphis; Roanic Blasts 38 Aces in Win

Andy Roddick and Lleyton Hewitt renew their rivalry tonight in Memphis.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:32 am in Marseille, Memphis | 101 Comments »