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April 22nd, 2012

Serbia, Czechs Gain Fed Cup Final; Women’s Top 8 in Stuttgart; Previews

Over the weekend the defending champion Czech Republic moved into the final behind current Wimbledon holder Petra Kvitova, and in the final they will meet the hungry Serbian squad, powered by former No. 1s Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic, with the Serbs in their first-ever final.

Posted by Staff @ 10:46 pm in Fed Cup, Tennis | 6 Comments »

April 7th, 2012

The Stepanek-Tipsarevic Davis Cup Kerfuffle: Janko Says Radek Gave Him The Middle Finger Instead Of A Handshake! [Video]

Did Radek Stepanek give Janko Tipsarevic the middle finger after losing to the Serb in a five set Davis Cup thriller on Friday?

Posted by Staff @ 10:49 am in Davis Cup | 73 Comments »

August 18th, 2011

Djokovic Powers On in Cincinnati; Wozniacki Upset, Serena Returns to Form!

Djokovic dumps Harrison as the women’s draw gets decimated again.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:15 am in Tennis | 113 Comments »

August 7th, 2011

Stepanek, Haase, Radwanska Win Titles; X-Notes

It was the first title for the 22-year-old Radwanska since Eastbourne in 2008. Zvonareva fell to 12-17 in career finals, and snapped a nine-match winning streak after winning the Baku title two weeks ago.

Posted by Staff @ 11:08 pm in Tennis | 85 Comments »

April 13th, 2011

Federer in Fine Form, Raonic Impresses; Nadal Begins Bid For Seventh Straight Monte Carlo Title

Roger Federer was sharp in his clay opener, will Rafael Nadal follow suit?

Posted by Staff @ 12:48 am in Monte Carlo | 28 Comments »

April 11th, 2011

Federer Begins Clay Season Against Kohlschreiber in Monte Carlo; Raonic v. Gulbis Undercard

Roger Federer begins his clay campaign against the tricky Phil Kohlschreiber.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:53 pm in Tennis | 40 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 »

February 17th, 2011

Roanic Roughs Up Verdasco (Again) in Memphis; Roddick, Del Potro Return Today

Milos Roanic does it again!

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:39 am in Marseille, Memphis | 67 Comments »

January 15th, 2011

Who Will Federer Beat in the Australian Open Final?

I’m feeling confident that Roger Federer will win the Australian Open, but who will he beat in the final?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:12 pm in Australian Open | 65 Comments »

January 9th, 2011

Scenes From the Sydney Player Party [Video]

The Sydney player party was held Sunday. Here’s video.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:31 pm in Sydney | Comments Off

December 19th, 2010

Nadal Wins Player of the Year, ‘Heist’ Honor in 2010 Tennis-X Year-End Awards

The winners of the 2010 Tennis-X Awards are announced.

Posted by Staff @ 12:20 pm in 2010 Season | 18 Comments »

November 12th, 2010

Federer, Roddick, Murray March on in Paris; London Finals Field Set

The London field was completed on Thursday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:31 am in London, Paris | 137 Comments »

November 4th, 2010

Roddick v. Nalbandian; Monfils v. Soderling Friday

Some good matches are on tap Friday in Basel and Valencia.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:55 pm in 2010 Season | 59 Comments »

October 12th, 2010

Federer v. Isner, Nadal, Djokovic, Murray Wednesday in Shanghai

All Top four players are schedule to compete on Center Court in Shanghai on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:48 pm in Shanghai | 156 Comments »

October 9th, 2010

Nadal Saves Matchpoints, Survives Troicki in Tokyo; Djokovic Reaches Beijing Final

Rafael Nadal saved two matchpoints to reach the Tokyo final.

Posted by Staff @ 11:56 am in beijing | 14 Comments »