July 31st, 2011
Serena, Petrova, Gulbis, Dolgopolov, Granollers Win Titles; X-Notes
“Marion’s always coming back. I was relieved after that last point,” said Williams, who lost to Bartoli at Wimbledon. “She’s playing really well and really aggressively. I just had to bring the level of my game up to her level because she’s clearly a really good player.”
Posted by Staff @ 10:55 pm in Tennis | 20 Comments »
August 1st, 2010
Roddick, Jankovic, Wozniacki Star at Washinton, San Diego, Copenhagen
Loaded non-seeded field with former No. 1s Ivanovic and Safina, and former No. 2 Kuznetsova unseeded; first-round match-ups of interest are (6) Bartoli vs. Hantuchova, (7) Peer vs. (WC) Ivanovic, (8) Wickmayer vs. Kuznetsova, and potential second-round match-ups after seeded byes (1) Jankovic vs. Rezai and Stosur vs. Azarenka or Oudin
Posted by Staff @ 3:32 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »
May 31st, 2010
Henin Streak Ends at French Open; Stosur to Face Serena Williams
Henin’s backhand wing collapsed in the third set against Stosur, producing a un-Henin-like flurry of unforced errors.
Posted by Staff @ 3:35 pm in French Open, Tennis | 5 Comments »
May 30th, 2010
Venus Williams, Sharapova French Open Hopes Dashed — Again
In the resumption of a delayed match from the day before, Henin was immediately broken on serve to begin the third set in her match with Sharapova.
Posted by Staff @ 8:52 pm in French Open, Tennis | 5 Comments »
January 24th, 2010
Australian Open: Mid-Tournament Assessment
I wasn’t sure when to make a mid-tournament assessment.
Posted by Ben Pronin @ 3:07 pm in 2010 Season, Australian Open, Grand Slams, Tennis | 86 Comments »
January 24th, 2010
Henin Overcomes Wickmayer Test, Petrova Next at Australian Open
Justine Henin moved within six sets of returning to Grand Slam glory.
Posted by Staff @ 8:00 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »
January 22nd, 2010
Petrova Pummels Clijsters at Australian Open; Henin Survives
US Open champion Kim Clijsters had dominated her opponent, Nadia Petrova, in four prior meetings, but it wasn’t the Belgian’s night.
Posted by Staff @ 7:15 am in Australian Open | 19 Comments »
January 4th, 2010
Roddick, Cilic Start Strong at Australian Open Tune-ups; New Rules
Boy did Brisbane hit the jackpot in players.
Posted by Ben Pronin @ 2:48 pm in 2010 Season, Brisbane, Doha, ITF, Tennis | 20 Comments »
October 8th, 2009
Nadal Survives Another Three-Setter in Beijing; Serena Falls But Gets Naked
Rafael Nadal goes three sets in a win over James Blake while Serena gets undressed for the cover of ESPN The Magazine.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:37 am in beijing, ESPN, No. 1 ranking, WTA | 160 Comments »
August 2nd, 2009
ATP/WTA Previews: Roddick Dissed by NYT; Federer Davis Cup
Seeds: Andy Roddick, Juan Martin Del Potro, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Fernando Gonzalez, Robin Soderling, Marin Cilic, Tommy Robredo, Tomas Berdych, Mardy Fish, Tommy Haas, Ivo Karlovic, Viktor Troicki, Igor Andreev, Dmitry Tursunov, Dudi Sela, Sam Querrey
Posted by Staff @ 10:39 pm in Tennis | 163 Comments »
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