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July 18th, 2012

Blake Bests Harrison For First Win Of Season; Roddick v. Mahut Today In Atlanta

James Blake earned his first win of the season putting away 20-year-old Ryan Harrison last night in Atlanta.

Posted by Special @ 9:37 am in 2012 Season | Comments Off

June 13th, 2012

Andys Upset! Murray, Roddick Both Stunned At Queen’s; Nadal, Federer On Tap Thursday In Halle

The Andys, former champions Murray and Roddick, were both upset today in the first round at the Queen’s Club in London.

Posted by Staff @ 6:57 pm in Halle, Queens | 89 Comments »

May 27th, 2012

Andy Roddick: My Footwork On Clay Is Really, Really Bad

Andy Roddick suffered a tough loss in what might have been his last clay court match.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:16 pm in French Open | 11 Comments »

June 18th, 2011

Bartoli, Seppi, Tursunov, Vinci Collect Pre-Wimbledon Grass Titles; X-Notes

John Isner on playing Nicolas Mahut again: “It’s going to be pretty nuts. I couldn’t believe it. I joked with him earlier in the week, last week, and said, ‘Watch us play each other.’ And he said, ‘No, there’s no way. That’s not even funny.’”

Posted by Staff @ 5:37 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 45 Comments »

January 7th, 2011

Nicolas Mahut Goes Drag, Wears a Dress for Hopman Cup Mixed Doubles [Video]

Nicolas Mahut in a dress?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:45 pm in Videos | 6 Comments »

July 15th, 2010

Isner-Mahut, Serena and Clijsters Grab ESPY Awards

Several tennis players picked up ESPY hardware Wednesday night in L.A.

Posted by Staff @ 4:09 pm in 2010 Season | 1 Comment »

June 27th, 2010

Wimbledon 2010 – Thoughts on Week I

Whether it is tennis, some other sport or playing tag in one’s neighborhood, I imagine all of us played various games as children that only ended when the sun went down.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 6:52 am in Queens, Wimbledon | 80 Comments »

June 24th, 2010

Isner Wins Marathon, Nadal’s Turn to Escape at Wimbledon

John Isner and Rafael Nadal win different kinds of five sets matches on Thursday at Wimbledon.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:54 pm in Wimbledon | 106 Comments »

June 24th, 2010

John Isner Outlasts Nicolas Mahut in Record-Breaking Marathon Tennis Match

John Isner finally beat Nicolas Mahut in the longest match ever.

Posted by Staff @ 1:28 pm in Wimbledon | 11 Comments »

June 24th, 2010

Drawing Inspiration from Isner-Mahut

If nothing else, this is a testament to impalpable determination.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 3:49 am in Wimbledon | 90 Comments »

June 23rd, 2010

Isner v Mahut 59-59 Marathon Goes On Thursday at Wimbledon

“He’s serving fantastic. I’m serving fantastic,” Isner said. “That’s really all there is to it.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:15 pm in Tennis | 13 Comments »

June 23rd, 2010

Isner v. Mahut Match Setting Tennis Records, But It’s Not Over Yet

It’s still to be completed but the John Isner v. Nicolas Mahut first round match from Wimbledon is already smashing tennis records.

Posted by Staff @ 6:09 pm in Wimbledon | 61 Comments »