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April 1st, 2010

Stepanek Too Tired, Mirza Too Bothered — Tennis-X Notes

SANIA-MANIA — Sania Mirza holds a PRESS CONFERENCE in India to announce she is engaged to be married, then says “I have been in the constant glare for too long and would appreciate privacy at this very personal moment in my life.” On the schedule — another press conference next week where she will tell the media, ‘Still looking for privacy. Thanks. Will keep you guys posted.’ Her future husband, BTW, was reportedly married years back according to another women, who says he married her ‘over the phone,’ but then dumped her because she was too fat.

Posted by Staff @ 1:54 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »

March 16th, 2010

Vaidisova Retires, Will Marry Stepanek in July

Nicole Vaidisova and Radek Stepanek will get married this July.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:16 pm in 2010 Season | 6 Comments »

March 11th, 2010

Indian Wells Preview: the Sick, the Injured, the First Masters of the Year

The first Masters 1000 of the year has a really wide open draw. It’s so wide open that I’m ready to break my computer out of frustration while trying to pick the right bracket.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 10:41 am in 2010 Season, ATP, Indian Wells | 79 Comments »

March 4th, 2010

Can Davydenko Return the Davis Cup to Russia?

Sean Randall makes his pick for the 2010 Davis Cup.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:25 pm in Davis Cup | 99 Comments »

March 4th, 2010

Spain Looks to Hat Trick; Davis Cup Preview

Despite the controversies and suggestions about changing Davis Cup, I’ve always enjoyed the unique features Davis Cup brings to tennis.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 10:36 am in 2010 Season, Davis Cup | 2 Comments »

January 15th, 2010

2010 Australian Open Tennis Predictions

Since their first and only slam final to date, Federer reached the final at the next four slams.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 12:33 am in 2010 Season, ATP, Australian Open, Grand Slams | 107 Comments »

January 10th, 2010

Roddick, Cilic, and Davydenko off to a Running Start, Murray disappoints at Hopman Cup

I recently read an article about how in 2002, the official World Number 1 wasn’t the same as the best player in the world.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 12:34 pm in Australian Open, Brisbane, Doha | 141 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 »

January 3rd, 2010

Federer v Nadal in Doha; Brisbane, Chennai, ATP Previews

Notes: Wildcard to Moroccan veteran Younes El Aynaoui; not a whole lot standing between a Federer-Nadal final; two-time defending champ Andy Murray takes a pass?; former champs in the field are Federer (2005-06) and El Aynaoui (2002).

Posted by Staff @ 3:36 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

December 31st, 2009

Abu Dhabi Day One, Ideas for Improving Your Tennis Commentary in 2010

Capitala World Tennis Championship: The 2010 tennis season is finally underway and even though two exhibition matches have been played, we already have a surprising result. David Ferrer beat Nikolay Davydenko 2-6 6-2 6-4 in Abu Dhabi to set up a meeting with compatriot Rafael Nadal. This is absolutely shocking to be because Ferrer was [...]

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 2:31 pm in 2010 Season, Tennis, TV | 67 Comments »

December 23rd, 2009

Top 10 Tennis Strokes of the Decade

With everyone doing top 10 lists of the decade or the year, I decided to take a slightly different approach.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 5:08 pm in ATP, Tennis | 42 Comments »

December 3rd, 2009

Nadal Opens with Berdych in Davis Cup Final, Verdasco Sits

Sean Randall breaks down this weekend’s Davis Cup finale between Spain and the Czech Republic.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:08 pm in 2009 Season, Davis Cup | 59 Comments »

November 14th, 2009

Djokovic Blasts Nadal, Meets Monfils in Paris Final

Novak Djokovic and Gael Monfils will battle for the Paris Indoors title Sunday.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:45 pm in 2009 Season, ATP, London, Paris, Year-End No. 1 | 223 Comments »

November 14th, 2009

Nadal v. Djokovic in Paris Semifinal Showdown

Sean Randall takes a stab at predicting the Saturday semifinals at the Paris Tennis Masters.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:25 am in ATP, London, Paris | 240 Comments »

November 11th, 2009

Federer Fails in Final Set (Again); Nadal, Murray Survive in Paris

What a day of drama at the Paris Indoors. Roger Federer gets upset and Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal nearly join him at the exits.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:00 pm in London, Paris, Year-End No. 1 | 147 Comments »

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