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July 1st, 2013

Serena Williams Upset at Wimbledon; Tuesday Preview

Cloaking herself in a calm yet angry demeanor after losing the first set, the world No. 1 won nine of the next 10 games before Lisicki upped her game trailing 0-3 in the third, and Serena became a little more defensive. Lisicki closed it out on her second match point to end the American’s 34-match winning streak in 2013.

Posted by Staff @ 10:02 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 63 Comments »

June 29th, 2013

Serena Romps; Djokovic v Haas Headlines Massive Monday at Wimbledon

“It was a fantastic match,” Djokovic said. “I felt great from the start ’til the end. I had that super focus and tried to be out there every point and not allow him to come back in the match or to have any chances. I saw the stats that I won 100 percent of first serves and I served over 80 percent of serves in in the whole match. That was incredible for me. I enjoyed every moment of it, especially at the end…This kind of performance came in the right time for me.”

Posted by Staff @ 9:38 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 26 Comments »

May 19th, 2013

Wozniacki, Bartoli Lead WTA Veterans Week Before French Open

Third edition of the tournament takes place at the Royal Primerose Tennis Club in Brussels…wildcards went to Brit Elena Baltacha, Belgiuan Alison Van Uytvanck, and the top seed Wozniacki…Pulling from the event were Irina-Camelia Begu, Simona Halep, Kristina Mladenovic, Ayumi Morita and Aggie Radwanska…Radwanska beat Halep in last year’s final…The country that produced recent No. 1s Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin now has no players in the Top 20 and only two in the Top 100…Interesting qualifying field contains former world No. 1 junior Taylor Townsend, Shahar Peer and former US Open sensation Melanie Oudin…Wozniacki (2011) is the lone returning former champ in the field.

Posted by Staff @ 12:28 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

May 8th, 2013

Serena Williams: I’m A Big Sloane Stephens Fan, I’ll Always Be Rooting For Her

Serena takes the high road in responding to Sloane Stephens’s attack.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:46 pm in 2013 Season | 10 Comments »

May 5th, 2013

Sloane Stephens Rips Serena Williams In Latest ESPN The Magazine (They Aren’t Friends!)

Sloane Stephens and Serena Williams are not friends!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:00 pm in 2013 Season | 15 Comments »

April 4th, 2013

Sloane Stephens: The Last 3 Months Have Been Super Overwhelming And Really, Really Tough

Sloane Stephens continues to struggle under the spotlight.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:37 am in Clay Season | 7 Comments »

March 10th, 2013

Sloane Stephens Just Wants To Play Tennis

Sloane Stephens is finding it tough to transition into the role of superstar on the WTA Tour.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:20 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

March 10th, 2013

Nadal, Federer Roll At Indian Wells; American Youngsters Fizzle; Djokovic, Murray Today

Rafael Nadal looked good, not great, in his hardcourt debut while the American youngsters crashed out.

Posted by Staff @ 9:36 am in Indian Wells | 114 Comments »

March 8th, 2013

Nadal Makes Hardcourt Debut Saturday At Indian Wells; Federer Opens Title Defense; American Girls Hold Court

Rafael Nadal makes his return to hardcourts Saturday at Indian Wells while Roger Federer opens his title defense.

Posted by Staff @ 11:49 pm in Indian Wells | 151 Comments »

January 24th, 2013

Djokovic Blows Out Ferrer; Azarenka Gets Controversial Win Over Stephens, Will Meet Li Na In Australian Open Final

Victoria Azarenka earned a controversial win over teen Sloane Stephens to book her spot in the Australian Open finals where she’ll meet Li Na Saturday. Novak Djokovic raced in the men’s final. He’ll await Friday’s Roger Federer-Andy Murray winner.

Posted by Staff @ 8:25 am in Australian Open | 69 Comments »

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1 Rafael Nadal1 Serena Williams
2 Novak Djokovic2 Na Li
3 Stanislas Wawrinka3 Agnieszka Radwanska
4 Roger Federer4 Victoria Azarenka
5 Tomas Berdych5 Simona Halep
6 David Ferrer6 Petra Kvitova
7 Juan Martin Del Potro7 Angelique Kerber
8 Andy Murray8 Jelena Jankovic
9 Richard Gasquet9 Maria Sharapova
10 Milos Raonic10 Dominika Cibulkova
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