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June 30th, 2012

Murray Sneaks In; Did Andy Roddick Say Goodbye to Wimbledon?

“I think the quality of tennis improved under the roof,” Murray said. “I was under the impression I was stopping at 11:00 regardless of what the score was. Even if it was in the middle of a game. But, yeah, obviously glad that I managed to get the finish. And the atmosphere at the end was excellent.”

Posted by Staff @ 9:16 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 21 Comments »

March 24th, 2012

Venus Bagels Kvitova; Federer v Harrison, Djokovic, Roddick, Serena Today In Miami

Venus Williams continues to look sharp in her return, and Saturday promises to be a huge day in Miami.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:18 am in Tennis | 68 Comments »

January 18th, 2012

Watch Marcos Baghdatis Destroy 1-2-3-4 Racquets [Video]

Watch Marcos Baghdatis destroy for of his racquets.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:59 pm in Australian Open, Videos | 9 Comments »

November 4th, 2011

Roddick Tries To Foil Federer In Basel; Querrey Upsets Tsonga, Faces Del Potro In Valencia

Andy Roddick won Thursday to set up a 23rd meeting tomorrow with Roger Federer in Basel.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:55 am in Tennis | 46 Comments »

October 1st, 2011

Murray, Young Reach Bangkok Final; Tipsarevic, Baghdatis Bid For KL Title

Donald Young is starting to make waves, tonight he’ll play Andy Murray for the Bangkok title.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:22 pm in Asia | 26 Comments »

July 30th, 2011

Monfils, Fish Headline ATP Washington; Kitzbuhel; WTA Carlsbad Previews

Nalbandian beat Baghdatis in last year’s final; Andy Roddick misses the event with injury, yet to debut on the U.S. summer circuit; returning champs in the field are Nalbandian (2010) and Blake (2002).

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

July 24th, 2011

Unseeded Serena Looms at Stanford; Roddick Still in Hiding; ATP/WTA Previews

American Andy Roddick still in seclusion during Week #2 of the US Open Series, not making an appearance since the U.S. Davis Cup debacle vs. Spain…

Posted by Staff @ 2:13 pm in Tennis | 8 Comments »

May 2nd, 2011

Roddick F Bombs Out of Madrid; Del Potro, Raonic Tomorrow

Andy Roddick suffered a tough loss in his 2011 clay opener.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:47 pm in Madrid | 23 Comments »

February 10th, 2011

Murray’s Misery Mounts; Raonic Blasts Blake, Berankis Next at San Jose

Andy Murray can’t stop the rot, Raonic passes Blake in the night.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:06 am in San Jose | 67 Comments »

January 20th, 2011

Young Tomic (AUS), Raonic (CAN), Berankis (LTU) Shine in Men’s Upsets at Australian Open; X-Notes

Matches to look out for on a loaded Friday in Melbourne include (2) Roger Federer vs. Xavier “X-Man” Malisse, (19) Stan Wawrinka vs. (12) Gael “Force” Monfils, an all-Serb in (29) Viktor Troicki vs. (3) Novak Djokovic, (8) Andy Roddick vs. Dutchman Robin Haase, Kei “Special K” Nishikori vs. Fernando “Hot Sauce” Verdasco, (6) Tomas Berdych vs. (28) Richard Gasquet, and (14) Nicolas Almagro vs. (17) Ivan Ljubicic.

Posted by Staff @ 9:09 am in Tennis | 30 Comments »

October 23rd, 2010

Muster Playing ATP Vienna; WTA Champs This Week: Previews

Former No. 1 Tommy Muster returns at 43 years old!; interesting opening-round matches include (1) Melzer after a bye potentially facing (WC) Blake, and (5) Gulbis vs. Muster…

Posted by Staff @ 6:48 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

October 23rd, 2010

Federer Into Stockolm Final; Baghdatis, Troicki Vie for Vienna Title

Roger Federer is bidding to tie Pete Sampras with 64 career ATP titles.

Posted by Staff @ 3:23 pm in Stockholm | 72 Comments »

October 10th, 2010

Rain Moves Djokovic, Wozniacki Beijing Finals to Monday;Tsonga, Verdasco on Court in Shanghai

Rain has moved both men’s and women’s finals to Monday in Beijing.

Posted by Staff @ 10:50 pm in beijing, Shanghai | 17 Comments »

October 3rd, 2010

Nadal, Big Boys in Action at Beijing, Tokyo: ATP Previews

Lots of dangerous floaters in Beijing, with first-round matches of interest including Fish vs. Tipsarevic (winner to face (1) Djokovic), (6) Verdasco vs. Kohlschreiber (winner to face (WC) Isner), (3) Soderling vs. Robredo, (7) Youzhny vs. Ljubicic, and (2) Murray facing a qualifying-tested Mathieu.

Posted by Staff @ 1:41 pm in Tennis | 35 Comments »

August 27th, 2010

New Haven Pilot Pen Exhibits Old Charm

The New Haven tennis event has a lot of offer, not just tennis.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 11:38 am in 2010 Season, US Open, US Open Series | 10 Comments »