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July 29th, 2012

Preview: Citi Open Tennis in Washington D.C.

Men’s Notes: Half the seeds are making their debut in D.C…Fish opens against Bjorn Phau, then the winner of Mahut-Berankis…(5) Andujar starts against Blake…wildcards went to Steve Johnson, Berankis (who is in the final today at L.A.) and Brian Baker…Radek Stepanek won the title last year…No returning champions in the field with the top players at the London Olympics.

Posted by Staff @ 4:23 pm in Tennis | 4 Comments »

July 15th, 2012

Tennis Previews: Isner, Fish, Roddick Headline ATP Atlanta

Notes: Top 4 seeds receive first round byes, but plenty of good opening round matches including (1) Isner vs. Ram/qualifier winner (Ram coming off Newport SF), (7) Bogomolov vs. (WC) Jack Sock, (8) Soeda vs. X-Man, and (6) Harrison vs. Blake in a U.S. new vs. old match-up; additional wildcards went to Steve Johnson and Brian Baker; Mardy Fish (2011-10) has won the event both years since its re-inception in Atlanta, last year beating Isner and saving match points in brutal temperatures.

Posted by Staff @ 3:14 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »

July 2nd, 2012

Federer Hurt? Sharapova, Clijsters Out, Wimbledon Craziness Continues

“That’s my game, to serve well and be aggressive,” said Lisicki, who closed out match point on a second-serve ace. “That’s what I did. I think it worked well. As soon as I got the break in the second set, I knew, ‘I’m going to take it home.’”

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 277 Comments »

July 1st, 2012

Djokovic, Federer The Favorites As Week Two At Wimbledon Begins; Sweet 16 Picks And Pans

Will Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer avoid the upset bug on Monday? Or will week two provide more hair-raising drama?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:17 pm in Wimbledon | 245 Comments »

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 »

June 28th, 2012

Nadal Czeched Out By Rosol In Wimbledon Shocker, Pressure Shifts To Murray; Federer, Djokovic Friday

Rafael Nadal was handed one of his most stunning losses of his career Thursday at Wimbledon.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:25 pm in Wimbledon | 520 Comments »

June 25th, 2012

Why I’m Picking Rafael Nadal To Win Wimbledon; Venus, Berdych, Isner Upset On Day One

I’m Picking Rafael Nadal to win Wimbledon!

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:32 pm in Wimbledon | 184 Comments »

June 22nd, 2012

Wimbledon Draw: Surprise! Federer Falls In Djokovic’s Half, No Home Cooking For Struggling Murray

Roger Federer had fallen against with Novak Djokovic.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:18 am in Wimbledon | 259 Comments »

May 28th, 2012

Mardy Fish On His Heart Condition: “I Was Panicking, I Thought I Was Going To Die”

Mardy Fish reveals the real reason he hasn’t played this spring, a heart condition.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:41 am in French Open, Injuries | 5 Comments »

May 3rd, 2012

Roddick, Fish Out Of Madrid, And Possibly Remainder Of Clay Season

Andy Roddick and Mardy Fish have withdrawn from the Madrid Masters.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:48 pm in Madrid | 5 Comments »

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